Introduction to Digital Communications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124076822, 9780124076587

Introduction to Digital Communications

1st Edition

Authors: Ali Grami
eBook ISBN: 9780124076587
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124076822
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 26th February 2015
Page Count: 604
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Description

Introduction to Digital Communications explores the basic principles in the analysis and design of digital communication systems, including design objectives, constraints and trade-offs. After portraying the big picture and laying the background material, this book lucidly progresses to a comprehensive and detailed discussion of all critical elements and key functions in digital communications.

Key Features

  • The first undergraduate-level textbook exclusively on digital communications, with a complete coverage of source and channel coding, modulation, and synchronization.
  • Discusses major aspects of communication networks and multiuser communications
  • Provides insightful descriptions and intuitive explanations of all complex concepts
  • Focuses on practical applications and illustrative examples.
  • A companion Web site includes solutions to end-of-chapter problems and computer exercises, lecture slides, and figures and tables from the text

Readership

3rd and 4th year Electrical/Computer and software engineering students, first year graduate students, practicing engineers, project leaders, and technical supervisors in industry

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
    • Abstract
    • 1.1 Historical Review of Communications
    • 1.2 Block Diagram of a Digital Communication System
    • 1.3 Organization of the Book
  • Chapter 2: Fundamental Aspects of Digital Communications
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 2.1 Why Digital?
    • 2.2 Communications Modalities
    • 2.3 Communication Network Models
    • 2.4 Guided-Transmission Media
    • 2.5 Radio Transmission
    • 2.6 Transmission Impairments
    • 2.7 Modulation Process
    • 2.8 Fundamental Limits in Digital Transmission
    • 2.9 Digital Communication Design Aspects
  • Chapter 3: Signals, Systems, and Spectral Analysis
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 3.1 Basic Operations On Signals
    • 3.2 Classification of Signals
    • 3.3 Classification of Systems
    • 3.4 Sinsuoidal Signals
    • 3.5 Elementary Signals
    • 3.6 Fourier Series
    • 3.7 Fourier Transform
    • 3.8 Time and Frequency Relations
    • 3.9 Signal Transmission Through Systems
    • 3.10 Communication Filters
    • 3.11 Spectral Density and Autocorrelation Functions
    • 3.12 Lowpass and Bandpass Signals
    • Problems
  • Chapter 4: Probability, Random Variables, and Random Processes
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 4.1 Probability
    • 4.2 Random Variables
    • 4.3 Random Processes
    • Problems
  • Chapter 5: Analog-to-Digital Conversion
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 5.1 Sampling Process
    • 5.2 Quantization Process
    • 5.3 Digital Pulse Modulation
    • 5.4 Line Codes
    • Problems
  • Chapter 6: Baseband Digital Transmission
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 6.1 Baseband Binary PAM Transmission System Model
    • 6.2 Intersymbol Interference
    • 6.3 Optimum System Design for Noise Immunity
    • 6.4 Baseband M-ary Signaling Schemes
    • 6.5 Equalization
    • Problems
  • Chapter 7: Passband Digital Transmission
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 7.1 Optimum Receiver Principles
    • 7.2 Binary Digital Modulation Schemes
    • 7.3 Coherent Quaternary Signaling Schemes
    • 7.4 M-ary Coherent Modulation Techniques
    • 7.5 Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing
    • Problems
  • Chapter 8: Synchronization
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 8.1 Synchronization Levels
    • 8.2 Scrambling
    • 8.3 Phase-Locked Loop (PLL)
    • 8.4 Carrier Recovery
    • 8.5 Symbol Synchronization
    • Problems
  • Chapter 9: Information Theory
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 9.1 Measure of Information
    • 9.2 Classification of Source Codes
    • 9.3 Source Coding Theorem
    • 9.4 Lossless Data Compression
    • 9.5 Discrete Memoryless Channels
    • 9.6 Channel Coding Theorem
    • 9.7 Gaussian Channel Capacity Theorem
    • Problems
  • Chapter 10: Error-Control Coding
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 10.1 Errors
    • 10.2 Error-Detection Methods
    • 10.3 Automatic Repeat Request (ARQ)
    • 10.4 Block Codes
    • 10.5 Convolutional Codes
    • 10.6 Compound Codes
    • Problems
  • Chapter 11: Communication Networks
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 11.1 Multiplexing
    • 11.2 Duplexing
    • 11.3 Multiple Access
    • 11.4 Random Access
    • 11.5 Controlled Access
    • 11.6 Wired Communication Networks
    • 11.7 Network Security and Cryptography
    • Problems
  • Chapter 12: Wireless Communications
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • 12.1 Radio-Link Analysis
    • 12.2 Frequency Reuse
    • 12.3 Mobile-Radio Propagation Characteristics
    • 12.4 Diversity
    • 12.5 Diversity-Combining Methods
    • 12.6 Emerging Wireless Communication Systems
    • Problems
  • Appendix: Analog Continuous-Wave Modulation
    • Introduction
    • A.1 Analog Continuous-Wave (CW) Modulation
    • A.2 Amplitude Modulation
    • A.3 Frequency Modulation
    • A.4 Amplitude Nonlinearity in Analog CW Modulation
    • A.5 Noise in Analog CW Modulation
    • A.6 Commercial Radio Broadcasting
    • A.7 Comparison of Analog CW Modulation Schemes
    • Summary and Sources
  • List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Index

Details

No. of pages:
604
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780124076587
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124076822

About the Author

Ali Grami

Dr. Grami received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto. He has worked for Nortel Networks, where he was involved in the research,

design, and development of North America’s first digital cellular wireless system.He later joined Telesat Canada, where he was the lead researcher and principal designer of Canada's Anik-F2 Ka-band system, the world’s first broadband access satellite system. Dr. Grami is currently an associate professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), where as a founding faculty member he has led the development of various programs, including the BEng, MEng, and PhD programs in ECE.

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada