Introduction to Telecommunications

Martha Rosengrant

  • 出版商: Prentice Hall
  • 出版日期: 2001-09-07
  • 定價: $1,100
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  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 752
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 0130962007
  • ISBN-13: 9780130962003

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產品描述

For courses in Introductory Telecommunications.

Focusing on all aspects of telecommunications, this text provides a comprehensive overview of how information, including voice and data, travels throughout the world. Divided into three Parts, the text includes: a high-level overview of telecommunications; the technical aspects of the field, and applications in telecommunications, which uses the information from Parts I and II to demonstrate the practical uses of telecommunications.

Table of Contents

THE EVOLUTION OF THE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK: A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS.

1845-1920.
1920 to the Present.

I. HIGH-LEVEL OVERVIEW.

1. The Basics—Sound, Electrical Signal, Electromagnetic Spectrum.
2. The Telephone and the Telephone Line.
3. Connecting the Dots—Transporting Information across the Superhighway.

II. TELECOMMUNICATIONS FUNDAMENTALS.

4. Transmission Media.
5. Manipulating Information for Transmission.
6. Time Division Multiplexing Networks.
7. The Digital Circuit Switch.
8. Signaling.
9. Data Communications.
10. Data Communications Hardware and Protocols.
11. IP, Frame, and ATM Networks.

III. THE PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK.

12. The Central Office and the Long Distance Switching Center.
13. The Outside Plant.
14. The Customer Premises.

IV. TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATIONS.

15. Services Offered to Residential Customers by the PSTN.
16. Business Services—Voice and Data.
17. The Internet.

V. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES.

18. Cellular Telephone Network.
19. Cable Telephony and Satellite Data.
20. Emerging Technologies.

APPENDICES.

Appendix A: Green Grass Case Study.
Appendix B: Troubleshooting Guide.
Appendix C: Diagrams.
Bibliography.
Index.