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This is the thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the hugely successful The Art of Electronics. Widely accepted as the authoritative text and reference on electronic circuit design, both analog and digital, this book revolutionized the teaching of electronics by emphasizing the methods actually used by circuit designers -- a combination of some basic laws, rules of thumb, and a large bag of tricks. The result is a largely nonmathematical treatment that encourages circuit intuition, brainstorming, and simplified calculations of circuit values and performance. The new Art of Electronics retains the feeling of informality and easy access that helped make the first edition so successful and popular. It is an ideal first textbook on electronics for scientists and engineers and an indispensable reference for anyone, professional or amateur, who works with electronic circuits.
Developed out of a successful professional engineering course, this practical handbook provides a comprehensive explanation of the Wideband CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) air interface of third generation UMTS cellular systems. The book addresses all aspects of the design of the WCDMA radio interface from the lower layers (RF and baseband processing) to the upper layers of the protocol architecture (non-access stratum and RRC layers). This is an ideal course book and reference for students and professional engineers.
A revised introduction to third generation (3G) mobile communication system principles, concepts and applications, without the use of advanced mathematics. This second edition features a treatment of potential 3G applications and descriptions of emerging technologies.
Jeffrey Bannister, Paul Mather, Sebastian Coope
The merging of voice and data on a single network opens powerful new possibilities in communications. Only a fundamental understanding of both technologies will ensure you are equipped to maximise their full potential. Convergence Technologies for 3G Networks describes the evolution from cellular to a converged network that integrates traditional telecommunications and the technology of the Internet. In particular, the authors address the application of both IP and ATM technologies to a cellular environment, including IP telephony protocols, the use of ATM/AAL2 and the new AAL2 signalling protocol for voice/multimedia and data transport as well as the future of the UMTS network in UMTS Release 5/6 All-IP architecture. Convergence Technologies for 3G Networks: Explains the operation and integration of GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, CDMA2000, IP, and ATM. Provides practical examples of 3G connection scenarios. Describes signalling flows and protocol stacks. Covers IP and ATM as used in a 3G context. Addresses issues of QoS and real-time application support. Includes IP/SS7 internetworking and IP softswitching. Outlines the architecture of the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) for UMTS. Convergence Technologies for 3G Networks is suited for professionals from the telecommunications, data communications and computer networking industries..
A collection of unusual projects for computer hardware geeks of all ages explains how to create such projects as a personal Lojack system, Web-enabled coffee machine, cubicle intrusion detection systems, and a laptop battery extender.
Electrical units - Measuring devices - Direct-current circuit - Resistors - Cells and batteries - Magnetism - Inductance - Capacitance - Phase - Transformers - Semiconductors - Diodes - Amplifiers - Oscillators - Data transmission.
Everything you need to build, program, and customize 20 great communications-specific projects using the BASIC STAMP II microprocessor.Key Features/Benefits:· Features 20 projects, from simple serial communication, to complex, 12-channel we-based alarm reporting.· Teaches building AND programming, with a special emphasis on customizing for your own needs· The CD includes all the software, photos, and schematics needed to build the projects
Cutcher's 57 lessons build on each other and add up to projects that are fun and practical. The reader gains experience in circuit construction and design and in learning to test, modify, and observe results. The bonus website ( http://www.books.mcgraw-hill.com/authors/cutcher ) provides animations, answers to worksheet problems, links to other resources, WAV files to be used as frequency generators, and freeware to apply your PC as an oscilloscope.--From publisher description.