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COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Description: This exciting revision of "Communication Systems", a classic text in the communications field, presents an introduction to electrical communication systems, including analysis methods, design principles, and hardware considerations. The fifth edition has been updated to reflect current technology covering both analog and digital communication in this ever-evolving field. Conceptual/descriptive/thought questions have been added throughout the book as well as MATLAB[registered] questions and lecture Powerpoint files on the website. The text covers both analog and digital communications. It features worked examples and exercises for students to solve within chapters, helping them to master new concepts as they are introduced.

Contents: 1 Introduction 2 Signals and Spectra 3 Signal Transmission and Filtering 4 Linear CW Modulation 5 Exponential CW Modulation 6 Sampling and Pulse Modulation 7 Analog Communication Systems 8 Probability and Random Variables 9 Random Signals and Noise 10 Noise in Analog Modulation Systems 11 Baseband Digital Transmission 12 Digitization Techniques for Analog Messages and Computer Networks 13 Channel Coding and Encryption 14 Bandpass Digital Transmission 15 Spread Spectrum Systems 16 Information and Detection Theory Appendix: Circuit and System Noise

Author Biography: Bruce Carlson (Troy, NY) teaches at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. P.B. Crilly (Knoxville, TN) teaches at University of Tennessee.

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