Principles of Electronic Communication Systems, 3/e (IE-Paperback)

Louis E., Jr. Frenzel




Principles of Electronic Communication Systems 3/e provides the most up-to-date survey available for students taking a first course in electronic communications. Requiring only basic algebra and trigonometry, the new edition is notable for its readability, learning features and numerous full-color photos and illustrations. A systems approach is used to cover state-of-the-art communications technologies, to best reflect current industry practice. This edition contains greatly expanded and updated material on the Internet, cell phones, and wireless technologies. Practical skills like testing and troubleshooting are integrated throughout. A brand-new Laboratory & Activities Manual provides both hands-on experiments and a variety of other activities, reflecting the variety of skills now needed by technicians. A new Online Learning Center web site is available, with a wealth of learning resources for students. An Instructor Productivity Center CD-ROM features solutions to all problems, PowerPoint lessons, and ExamView test banks for each chapter.

Table of Contents

3rd Edition
Chapter 1 Introduction to Electronic Communication
1-1 The Significance of Human Communications
1-2 Communication Systems
1-3 Types of Electronic Communication
1-4 Modulation and Multiplexing
1-5 The Electromagnetic Spectrum
1-6 Bandwidth
1-7 A Survey of Communication Applications
1-8 Careers in the Communications Industry
Chapter 2 The Fundamentals of Electronics: A Review
2-1 Gain, Attenuation and Decibels
2-2 Tuned Circuits
2-3 Filters
2-4 Fourier Theory
Chapter 3 Amplitude Modulation Fundamentals
3-1 AM Concepts
3-2 Modulation Index and Percentage of Modulation
3-3 Sidebands and The Frequency Domain
3-4 AM Power
3-5 Single-Sideband Modulation
3-6 Classification of Radio Emissions
Chapter 4 Amplitude Modulator and Demodulator Circuits
4-1 Basic Principles of Amplitude Modulation
4-2 Amplitude Modulators
4-3 Amplitude Demodulators
4-4 Balanced Modulators
4-5 SSB Circuits
Chapter 5 Fundamentals of Frequency Modulation
5-1 Basic Principles of Frequency Modulation
5-2 Principles of Phase Modulation
5-3 Modulation Index and Sidebands
5-4 Noise Suppression Effects of FM
5-5 Frequency Modulation versus Amplitude Modulation
Chapter 6 FM Circuits
6-1 Frequency Modulators
6-2 Phase Modulators
6-3 Frequency Demodulators
Chapter 7 Digital Communications Techniques
7-1 Digital Transmission of Data
7-2 Data Converters
7-3 Parallel and Serial Transmission
7-4 Pulse Code Modulation
7-5 Pulse Modulation
7-6 Digital Signal Processing
Chapter 8 Radio Transmitters
8-1 Transmitter Fundamentals
8-2 Carrier Generators
8-3 Power Amplifiers
8-4 Impedance Matching Networks
8-5 Typical Transmitter Circuits
Chapter 9 Communications Receivers
9-1 Basic Principles of Signal Reproduction
9-2 Superheterodyne Receivers
9-3 Frequency Conversion
9-4 Intermediate Frequency and Images
9-5 Noise
9-6 Typical Receiver Circuits
9-7 Receivers and Transmitters
Chapter 10 Multiplexing and Demultiplexing
10-1 Multiplexing Principles
10-2 Frequency Division Multiplexing
10-3 Time Division Multiplexing
10-3 Pulse Code Modulation
10-4 Duplexing
Chapter 11 Data Transmission Techniques
11-1 Digital Codes
11-2 Principles of Digital Transmission
11-3 Transmission Efficiency
11-4 Basic Modem Concepts
11-5 Wideband Modulation
11-6 Advanced Modem Technology
11-7 Error Detection and Correction
11-8 Protocols
Chapter 12 Introduction to Networking and Local Area Networks
12-1 Network Fundamentals
12-2 LAN Hardware
12-3 Ethernet LANs
12-4 Token Ring LAN
Chapter 13 Transmission Lines
13-1 Transmission Line Basics
13-2 Standing Waves
13-3 Transmission Lines as Circuit Elements
13-4 The Smith Chart
Chapter 14 Antennas and Wave Propagation
14-1 Antenna Fundamentals
14-2 Common Antenna Types
14-3 Radio Wave Propagation
Chapter 15 Internet Technologies
15-1 Internet Applications
15-2 Internet Transmission Systems
15-3 Storage Area Networks
15-4 Internet Security
Chapter 16 Microwave Communications
16-1 Microwave Concepts
16-2 Microwave Transistor Amplifiers
16-3 Waveguides and Cavity Resonators
16-4 Microwave Semiconductor Diodes
16-5 Microwave Tubes
16-6 Microwave Antennas
16-7 Microwave Applications
Chapter 17 Satellite Communications
17-1 Satellite Orbits
17-2 Satellite Communications Systems
17-3 Satellite Subsystems
17-4 Ground Stations
17-5 Satellite Applications
Chapter 18 Telecommunication Systems
18-1 Telephones
18-2 The Telephone System
18-3 Facsimile
18-4 Paging Systems
18-5 Integrated Services Digital Network
18-6 Internet Telephony
Chapter 19 Optical Communication
19-1 Optical Principles
19-2 Optical Communication System
19-3 Fiber Optic Cables
19-4 Optical Transmitters and Receivers
19-5 Wavelength Division Multiplexing
19-6 Passive Optical Networks
Chapter 20 Cell Phone Technologies
20-1 Cellular Telephone Systems
20-2 The Advanced Mobile Telephone System
20-3 Digital Cell Phone Systems
Chapter 21 Wireless Technologies
21-1 Wireless LANs
21-2 PANs and Bluetooth
21-3 ZigBee and Mesh Wireless Networks
21-4 WiMAX and Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks
21-5 Infrared Wireless
21-6 Radio Frequency Identification
21-7 Ultra Wideband Wireless
Chapter 22 Communication Tests and Measurements
22-1 Communications Test Equipment
22-2 Common Communication Tests
22-3 Troubleshooting Techniques
22-4 Electromagnetic Interference Testing