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Communication for Command and Control Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080275970, 9781483155197

Communication for Command and Control Systems

1st Edition

International Series on Systems and Control

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Author: D. J. Morris
eBook ISBN: 9781483155197
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1983
Page Count: 516
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Communication for Command and Control Systems provides a thorough exposition of the basic theoretical and practical features involved in the design of communication networks for command and control systems. This book focuses primarily on the practical side of computer-controlled communication. This text concentrates on the communication sides of the subject by surveying the means of transferring data between the various processing points and by appraising their potential advantages and possible defects in implementation. In this respect, this book should prove useful for the practicing engineer engaged in command and control system design in civil, military, and administrative spheres. Accompanying materials such as charts and illustrations are also provided as useful reference. For the system designers, this text is a unique reference; this book also presents comparison tables that can be of practical assistance in the selection of the blocks for specific operations.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Command and Control Systems

1.1 System Definition

1.2 System Description

1.3 System Interoperability and Interaction

1.4 The Command Supervisory Post

1.5 The Human Position in the Command and Control System

1.6 Computers for Command and Control Systems

1.7 Computers in Command and Control Systems

1.8 The Function of Communication in C2 Systems

1.9 Communication Design Consideration in C2 Systems

1.10 System Reliability Consideration

1.11 Example of C2 System Application

1.12 References

Chapter 2 Data Acquisition and Coding

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Analog Data Acquisition

2.3 Modulation and Multiplexing

2.4 Quantizing and Digital Encoding

2.5 Analog-to-Digital Converters

2.6 Analog Data Compression

2.7 Digital Code Formats

2.8 Binary Pulse Format

2.9 Digital Data Acquisition

2.10 References

Chapter 3 Data Communication

3.1 Introduction

3.2 The Problems of Moving Data

3.3 Data Transmission Modulation

3.4 Communication Signal Reception Evaluations

3.5 Communication Signal Shape Consideration

3.6 Communication Modulation System Evaluation

3.7 Data Transmission Demodulation

3.8 Compensation for Communication Distortion

3.9 Compensating for Communication Impulse Noise

3.10 Synchronization Considerations

3.11 Communication Channel Fault Diagnostics

3.12 Concluding Remarks

3.13 References

Chapter 4 Data Communication Networks

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Transmission Media

4.3 Transmission Facilities

4.4 Transmission Mode

4.5 Shared Communication Facilities

4.6 Multiplexing Network Configuration

4.7 Multiple-Access Network Operation

4.8 Communication Switching Centers

4.9 Network Configuration Complexes

4.10 Integrated Communication Network Hierarchies

4.11 Network Time Delay Constraints

4.12 Network Synchronization Considerations

4.13 Network Management Considerations

4.14 Network Standards Considerations

4.15 References

Chapter 5 Data Communication Conveyances

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Common Carrier Conveyances

5.3 Local Physical Wire Transmission

5.4 Carrier (Physical) Transmission

5.5 Radio Transmission

5.6 Disturbances Affecting Radio Communications

5.7 Radio Transmission Propagation

5.8 Local Area Radio Communication

5.9 Point-to-Point Line of Sight Radio Communication

5.10 Satellite Communication Conveyance

5.11 Wide Area Satellite Communication

5.12 Optical Communication Conveyance

5.13 References

Chapter 6 Digital Modulation

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Amplitude Modulation (AM)

6.3 Frequency Modulation (FM)

6.4 Duobinary FSK

6.5 Phase Modulation (PM)

6.6 Quadrature Amplitude Shift Keying (QASK)

6.7 Multi-Phase Shift Keying (MPSK)286

6.8 Multiple Amplitude and Phase Shift Keying

6.9 New Modulation Techniques for Radio Communication

6.10 Minimum (Frequency) Shift Keying (MSK)

6.11 MSK as a Special Form of Continuous Phase FSK

6.12 MSK as a Special Form of Offset QPSK

6.13 Multi-Amplitude Minimum (Frequency) Shift Keying

6.14 Coherent Detection of MSK Signals

6.15 Improving Spectrum Occupancy

6.16 References

Chapter 7 Communication Concentration

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Frequency Division Multiplexing FDM)

7.3 Phase Division Multiplexing (PDM)

7.4 Synchronous Time Division Multiplexing (STDM)

7.5 STDM Operation versus FDM Operation

7.6 STDM versus Simultaneous Multiplexing Operation

7.7 Space Division Multiplexing (SDM)

7.8 Store and Forward Concentrators

7.9 Concentration versus Multiplexors

7.10 Asynchronous Time Division Multiplexing (ATDM)

7.11 Statistical and Intelligent Multiplexing

7.12 Programmable Concentrators

7.13 Roll-Call Polling

7.14 Random Time Division Multiplexing (RTDM)

7.15 Loop Transmission Operation

7.16 References

Chapter 8 Communication Switching Centers

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Circuit Switching

8.3 Digital Circuit Switching

8.4 Message Switching

8.5 Message Switching versus Concentration, Circuit Switching and Loop Transmission

8.6 Distributed Message Switching Networks

8.7 Packet Switching Concept

8.8 Packet Switching versus Message Switching

8.9 Packet Switching Node Operation

8.10 Flow Control in Packet-Switching Networks

8.11 References

Chapter 9 Multiple Access Procedures

9.1 Introduction

9.2 The Importance of the Procedures

9.3 Fixed Time Division Multiple Access (F-TDMA)

9.4 Asynchronous Time Division Multiple Access (A-TDMA)

9.5 Adaptive Time Division Multiple Access (AD-TDMA)

9.6 Frame Address Time Division Multiple Access (FA-TDMA)

9.7 Reservation Time Division Multiple Access (R-TDMA)

9.8 Discrete Time Division Multiple Access (D-TDMA)

9.9 The ALOHA Schemes

9. 10 Adaptive ALOHA

9.11 Reservation ALOHA


9.13 Carrier Sense Multiple Access (CSMA)

9. 14 Listen before Transmission Multiple Access (LBTMA)

9.15 Conflict Free Multiple Access (CFMA)

9.16 Split Channel Multiple Access (SCMA)

9.17 String Polling Multiple Access (SPMA)

9.18 Listen While Transmission Multiple Access (LWTMA)

9.19 Busy Tone Multiple Access (BTMA)

9.20 Split-Channel Reservation Multiple Access (SRMA)

9.21 Concluding Comments

9.22 References

Chapter 10 Simultaneous Multiple-Access Transmission

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Spread Spectrum Principles

10.3 Phase Coded Spread Spectrum

10.4 Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum

10.5 Detection of the Spread Spectrum Signal

10.6 Correlation Theory

10.7 Principles of Pseudo-Random Sequences

10.8 Synchronization of Spread Spectrum Receiver with the Transmitter

10.9 Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)

10.10 Code Division Multiplexing (CDM)

10.11 Frequency Hopping Multiple Access (FHMA)

10.12 Concluding Remarks

10.13 References

Abbreviation Index

Subject Index


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D. J. Morris

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Elbit Computers Ltd, Haifa, Israel

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