Description

Volume One of the Wireless Communications Design Handbook provides an in-depth look at interference problems in satellite communications. The material presented is from a satellite or spacecraft hardware point of view rather than from theoretical models. Each satellite subsystem is described in detail to point out interference and noise problems associated with it. The book also addresses typical architectures and hardware design issues in satellites. In addition, a detailed look at space interference is discussed with emphasis on the possible impact on satellite electronics.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* An applications-oriented reference for engineers, system designers, and practitioners * Addresses the most common interference concerns in ground mobile wireless communications systems * Hardware-oriented approach to interference and noise concerns as well as satellite subsystem design * All satellite subsystems described in great technical detail * Significantly covers space interference with a slanted approach to satellite hardware effects * Covers modern hardware design for low earth orbit satellites to be used in wireless communications

Readership

Engineers, practitioners in the field, graduate courses in wireless communications in electrical engineering and computer science.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Introduction to Satellite and Personal Wireless Communication. Astrodynamics of Satellites for Mobile Systems. Attitude Control and Navigation. Satellite Power Subsystem and Noise in Power Electronics. Command and Data Handling Subsystem. Noise Representations in Satellite Transponders and Multiple Access. Satellite Antennas. Space Environment and Interference. Subject Index.

Details

No. of pages:
302
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780125507219
Electronic ISBN:
9780080543826

About the author

Reinaldo Perez

Reinaldo Perez is Senior Engineer and Member of the Technical Staff at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. For the past three years, Dr. Perez has also been working with Lockheed Martin Astronautics (LMA) on the Mars Surveyor series. His primary work has been as a designer of spacecraft (or satellite) subsystems and ground support hardware for increased reliability in space environments, focusing on wireless communications hardware with built-in immunity to many kinds of noise and interference problems. He is a senior member of the IEEE, AIAA, and AIP, and serves as a board member of the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES). In addition, Dr. Perez is an associate editor of the IEEE EMCS Journal, as well as Editor of the ACES Newsletter.

Affiliations and Expertise

M.R. Research, Littleton, CO, USA