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The Resource Cellular communications explained : from basics to 3G, Ian Poole

Cellular communications explained : from basics to 3G, Ian Poole

Cellular communications explained : from basics to 3G
Cellular communications explained
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from basics to 3G
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Ian Poole
Among the many books published on 3G and cellular telecommunications, this introduction stands out due to its broad coverage of the subject and straightforward explanations of the principles and applications using a minimum of maths. Writing as an engineer for engineers, Ian Poole provides a systems-level view of the fundamentals that will enhance the understanding of engineers involved working in this fast-paced field. Equally, the book helps students, technicians and equipment manufacturers to gain a working knowledge of the applications and technologies involved in cellular communications equipment and networks. The book focuses on the latest 2G, 2.5G and 3G technologies, including GSM (with GPRS and EDGE), NA-TDMA, cdmaOne (IS-95), CDMA2000 and UMTS (W-CDMA), with material on developing areas such as HSDPA. The fundamentals of radio propagation, modulation and cellular basics are also covered in a way that will give readers a real grasp of how cellular communications systems and equipment work. * Explains the principles and applications of cellular communications systems using a minimum of mathematics, providing a firm grounding for engineers, technicians and students. * Covers current technologies (2G, 2.5G) alongside 3G and other cutting-edge technologies, making this essential reading, not crystal ball gazing! * Provides coverage of fundamentals and whole systems, as well as equipment provides a wide knowledge base for engineers and technicians working in different parts of the industry: handset designers, network planners, maintenance technicians, technical sales, etc
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Cellular communications explained : from basics to 3G, Ian Poole
Cellular communications explained : from basics to 3G, Ian Poole
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  • Introduction; Radio Propagation; Modulation Schemes; Cellular Basics; Analogue Systems; GSM; TDMA (IS54 / 136); cdmaOne; CDMA2000; W-CDMA; TD-SCDMA
  • Introduction to cellular telecommunications -- Beginnings -- Overview of the systems -- Radio waves and propagation -- Electric fields -- Magnetic fields -- Radio waves -- Frequency-to-wavelength conversion -- Polarization -- How radio signals travel -- Refraction, reflection and diffraction -- Coverage and network planning -- Modulation -- Radio carrier -- Amplitude modulation -- Modulation index -- Frequency modulation -- Modulation index and deviation ratio -- Sidebands -- Bandwidth -- Improvement in signal-to-noise ration -- Frequency shift keying -- Phase modulation -- Phase shift keying -- Minimum shift keying -- Quadrature amplitude modulation -- Spread spectrum techniques -- Frequency hopping -- Direct sequence spread spectrum -- Orthogonal frequency division multiplex -- Bandwidth and data capacity -- Cellular basics -- Spectrum re-use -- Multiple access schemes -- Duplex operation -- Setting up calls -- Receiving and making a call -- Handover and handoff -- Channel usage -- Infrastructure -- Base transceiver station -- Mobile switching centre -- Mobile phone -- Voice coding -- Digital data structures -- Analogue systems -- Today -- Basic system -- Base station -- Mobile switching centres -- Mobile equipment -- Voice messaging -- Signaling methods -- Control channels -- Froward control channel -- Reverse control channel -- Call initiation -- Paging and incoming call set-up -- Handoff -- GSM -- System architecture -- Equipment and subscriber identifiers -- Air interface -- Power levels -- Multiple access and channel structure -- Vovoders -- Operation -- General packet radio service -- GPRS network structure -- Layers -- GPRS mobiles -- GPRS coding -- GPRS physical channel -- Channel allocation -- GPRS operation -- EDGE -- Time slots -- Data coding and throughput -- Operation -- North American TDMA -- System overview -- RF signal -- Channels -- Paging -- Handoff -- Authentication -- PDC -- cdmaOne/IS-95 -- Standards -- Spreading codes -- Radio signal construction -- Channels -- Froward link code channels -- Reverse channels -- Power control -- Handoff -- Discountinuous reception -- Call processing -- vocoders -- Advantages of CDMA -- CDMA2000 -- 1X and 3X -- Radio configurations -- CDMA2000 1X -- Power control -- Beam formatting -- Channels -- Packet data -- Handoff -- CDMA 1xEV-DV -- New features -- Base station selection -- Release D -- Broadcast and multicast services -- Fast call set-up -- Mobile equipment identifier -- CDMA2000 1xEV-DO -- EV-DO air interface -- Froward link -- Reverse link -- Mobile IP -- UMTS -- Capabilities -- System architecture overview -- User equipment -- Radio network sub-system -- Protocols -- Air interface -- Spreading -- Synchronization -- Power control -- Frames, slots and channels -- Logical channels -- Transport channels -- Physical channels -- Packet data -- Speech coding -- Discountinuous reception -- Access stratum protocol layers -- Handover -- inner-system handover -- The evolution of 3G networks -- Position location -- Cell ID -- TDOA -- A-GPS -- GPS -- Assistance from the base station -- A-GPS -- Conformance and interoperability testing -- Types of test -- Test cases -- CDMA system
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