Digital Signal Processing: Instant Access

Digital Signal Processing: Instant Access

1st Edition - October 20, 2008

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  • Author: James D. Broesch
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750689762
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080560137

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Digital signal processing is commonplace in most electronics including MP3 players, HDTVs, and phones, just to name a few of the applications. The engineers creating these devices are in need of essential information at a moment's notice. The Instant Access Series provides all the critical content that a signal or communications engineer needs in his or her daily work. This book provides an introduction to DSPs as well as succinct overviews of linear systems, digital filters, and digital compression. This book is filled with images, figures, tables, and easy to find tips and tricks for the engineer that needs material fast to complete projects to deadline.

Key Features

  • Tips and tricks feature that will help engineers get info fast and move on to the next issue
  • Easily searchable content complete with tabs, chapter table of contents, bulleted lists, and boxed features
  • Just the essentials, no need to page through material not needed for the current project


Communications Engineers; DSP Engineers

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Why DSP?
    DSP Definitions
    The Need for DSP
    Learning Digital Signal Processing Techniques
    Instant Summary

    Chapter 2 The Analog-Digital Interface
    Sampling and Reconstruction
    Encoding and modulation
    Number Representation
    Digital-to-Analog Conversion
    Analog-to-Digital Conversion
    Successive Approximation ADCs
    Instant Summary

    Chapter 3 DSP System General Model
    The Big Picture
    Signal Acquisition
    More on Sampling Theory
    Sampling Resolution
    Instant Summary

    Chapter 4 The Math of DSP
    Oscillatory Motion
    Complex Numbers
    Key Concept
    Example Applications
    The Fourier Series
    Continuous Functions vs. Discrete Sequences
    Orthogonality Continued
    Instant Summary

    Chapter 5 Transforms
    The z-Transform and DFT
    Application of the DFT
    The Fourier Transform
    Properties of the Fourier Transform
    The Laplace Transform
    Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)
    Instant Summary

    Chapter 6 Digital Filters
    FIR Filters
    The IIR
    Instant Summary
    Chapter 7 Applications of DSP
    Measurements and Analysis
    Insider Info
    Audio and Television
    Household Appliances and Toys
    Nonlinear Applications
    Instant Summary

    Chapter 8 Digital Signal Processors
    System Considerations
    Hardware Implementation
    Digital Signal Processors versus Microprocessors
    The Future
    Instant Summary

Product details

  • No. of pages: 168
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 2008
  • Published: October 20, 2008
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750689762
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080560137

About the Author

James D. Broesch

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Engineer, General Atomics, San Diego, CA, USA

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