Newnes Data Communications Pocket Book

4th Edition

Authors: Steve Winder Mike Tooley
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750652971
eBook ISBN: 9780080497426
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 19th April 2002
Page Count: 256
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Table of Contents

Preface; LAN software; Networking; Operating systems; Bluetooth and wireless LANs; Fault-finding on RS-232 systems; Optical fibre technology and the IEEE interface standard; Multiplexing (TDM and FDM); Data compression; Digital line systems; On-line services; Digital radio systems; Glossary of data communications terms; Index.


Despite the complexity of the subject, this wealth of information is presented succinctly and in such a way, using tables, diagrams and brief explanatory text, as to allow the user to locate information quickly and easily. Thus the book should be invaluable to those involved with the installation, commissioning and maintenance of data communications equipment, as well as the end user.

Key Features

A practical engineer's reference that puts the key information at your fingertips Covers essential data, techniques and working practice *This update covers the latest international regulations


Professional / technician engineers, students.


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About the Authors

Steve Winder Author

Steve Winder specializes in designing circuits for telecommunications applications, but has experience in a number of fields. As the current European Applications Engineer for Supertex Inc. Steve works alongside design engineers throughout Europe to design circuits using components made by Supertex, a U.S. based manufacturer of high voltage MOSFETs, CMOS integrated circuits and ASICs. Prior to joining Supertex, Steve was for many years a team leader for a group of analogue and digital design engineers at British Telecom's research and development laboratories, now known as Adastral Park, based near Ipswich, UK. Here, Steve applied his analytical skills to many technical areas but specialized in wideband analogue and digital transmission systems using copper pairs and optical fibre. In this role, Steve's strength was in radio frequency design, low-power design, low-noise design and systems engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Supertex Inc., Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

Mike Tooley Author

Mike Tooley is a technical author and consultant. He was formerly Vice Principal at Brooklands College in Surrey, England, where he was responsible for the delivery of learning to over 10,000 Further and Higher Education students increasingly by flexible, open and on-line distance learning. Mike is the well-known author of several popular engineering and related text books, including widely adopted course texts for BTEC, GCE A-level and GCSE qualifications in Engineering. Mike's hobbies include astronomy, amateur radio, aviation, computing and electronic circuit design and construction.

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Vice Principal, Dean of Faculty and Head of Engineering at Brooklands College, Surrey, UK