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Analog and Digital Communications

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This book will help students, irrespective of their level of study, to grasp the fundamental aspects of electronic communication by starting from the basics and working up the rungs gradually and in a structured form.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. About the Author
  5. Preface
  6. Chapter 1 - Introduction to Electronic Communication—Analog and Digital
    1. 1.1 - Introduction
    2. 1.2 - Electronic Communication—an Overview
    3. Summary
    4. Self Test Questions
    5. Fill in the Blanks
    6. Analytical Questions
    7. Answers to Self Test Questions
    8. Answers to Fill in the Blanks
  7. Chapter 2 - Signals and their Transforms
    1. 2.1 - Introduction to Signals
    2. 2.2 - Orthogonal Representation of Analog Signals
    3. 2.3 - Fourier Series Representation of Deterministic Periodic Signals
    4. 2.4 - Fourier Transform of Deterministic Aperiodic Signals
    5. 2.5 - Fourier Transform Properties for Analog Signals
    6. 2.6 - Parseval's Power and Energy Theorems
    7. 2.7 - Correlation, Cross Correlation, and Auto Correlation of Signals
    8. 2.8 - Sampling Theorem
    9. 2.9 - Representation of Discrete Sampled Signals
    10. 2.10 - Fourier Transform Properties and Operations of Digital Signals
    11. 2.11 - Discrete Fourier-Series Transform(DFST)
    12. 2.12 - Discrete Time Fourier Transform (DTFT)
    13. 2.13 - Inverse Discrete Fourier Transform
    14. 2.14 - Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)
    15. 2.15 - Applications of Discrete Fourier Transform
    16. Summary
    17. Self Test Questions
    18. Selected Answers
  8. Chapter 3 - Communication Systems
    1. 3.1 - Introduction to Systems
    2. 3.2 - Linear Time Invariant (LTI) Systems
    3. 3.3 - Wave Shaping
    4. 3.4 - Transfer Functions
    5. 3.5 - Convolution
    6. 3.6 - Laplace Transform
    7. 3.7 - Inverse Laplace Transform
    8. 3.8 - Stability of an LTI System
    9. 3.9 - Transient Response, Laplace Transform, and Convolution
    10. 3.10 - Frequency Selective Circuits and Bode Plot
    11. 3.11 - Discrete Time Convolution
    12. 3.12 - Circular or Periodic Convolution
    13. 3.13 - Frequency Response of a System
    14. Summary
    15. Self Test Questions
    16. Selected Answers
  9. Chapter 4 - Filters
    1. 4.1 - Introduction to Filters
    2. 4.2 - Filter Performance
    3. 4.3 - Passive and Active Filters
    4. 4.4 - Optimal Performance of Filters
    5. 4.5 - Ideal Filter Response
    6. 4.6 - Design Procedure of Analog Filters
    7. 4.7 - Analog Filters for Data Conversion
    8. 4.8 - Filtering—A Convolution Operation
    9. 4.9 - Digital Filters—Genesis
    10. 4.10 - Moving Average (MAV) Filter
    11. 4.11 - Frequency Response of Moving Average (MAV) Filter
    12. 4.12 - Finite Impulse Response (FIR) Filters or Non-Recursive Digital Filters
    13. 4.13 - Recursive Filters
    14. 4.14 - The Z-Transform and Inverse Z-Transform
    15. 4.15 - Stability of the Z-plane
    16. 4.16 - Designing Digital Filters from Poles and Zeros
    17. 4.17 - Design of Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) Filters
    18. 4.18 - Design of FIR Filters
    19. 4.19 - Comparison between IIR and FIR Filters
    20. Summary
    21. Self Test Questions
    22. Selected Answers
  10. Chapter 5 - Random Signals and Noise
    1. 5.1 - Introduction to Probability
    2. 5.2 - Continuous and Discrete Random Variables
    3. 5.3 - Cumulative Distribution Function
    4. 5.4 - Mean and Standard Deviation
    5. 5.5 - The Histogram, pmf and PDF
    6. 5.6 - Probability Distribution Functions
    7. 5.7 - Noise in Communication Systems
    8. 5.8 - Noise Calculation in Communication Systems
    9. Summary
    10. Self Test Questions
    11. Selected Answers
  11. Chapter 6 - Principles of Analog Modulation
    1. 6.1 - Modulation of Signals
    2. 6.2 - Analog Modulation
    3. 6.3 - Amplitude Modulation
    4. 6.4 - Modulation Index and Power Calculation
    5. 6.5 - SSB and VSB Amplitude Modulation
    6. 6.6 - Angle Modulation
    7. 6.7 - Amplitude Modulation versus Angle Modulation
    8. 6.8 - Phase Modulation (PM)
    9. 6.9 - Pulse Modulation Principles
    10. 6.10 - Phasor Diagrams for Analog Modulations
    11. Summary
    12. Self Test Questions
    13. Selected Answers
  12. Chapter 7 - Amplitude Modulation Techniques—Generation and Detection
    1. 7.1 - Principle of AM Generation
    2. 7.2 - Different Types of AM Modulators
    3. 7.3 - Principles of AM Demodulation
    4. 7.4 - AM Demodulator Principles
    5. 7.5 - Limitations of the Synchronization Method
    6. 7.6 - Generation of Single Sideband Amplitude-Modulated Signals
    7. 7.7 - Vestigial Sideband Generation
    8. 7.8 - Detection of Single Sideband Amplitude Modulated Signals
    9. 7.9 - An AM Transmitter
    10. Summary
    11. Self Test Questions
    12. Selected Answers
  13. Chapter 8 - Angle Modulation Techniques
    1. 8.1 - Introduction
    2. 8.2 - Bandwidth Requirements for Angle-Modulated Waves
    3. 8.3 - Generation of Angle-Modulated Waves
    4. 8.4 - Demodulation of Angle Modulated Signals
    5. Summary
    6. Self Test Questions
    7. Selected Answers
  14. Chapter 9 - Receivers
    1. 9.1 - Introduction
    2. 9.2 - Superheterodyne Receivers—Basic Principles
    3. 9.3 - Receivers for Amplitude-Modulated Systems
    4. 9.4 - Frequency Changing and Tracking
    5. 9.5 - The IF Stage
    6. 9.6 - Detectors
    7. 9.7 - FM Receivers versus AM Receivers
    8. 9.8 - Single Sideband Receivers
    9. 9.9 - Noise Calculation in Communication Systems
    10. Summary
    11. Self Test Questions
    12. Selected Answers
  15. Chapter 10 - Multiplexing
    1. 10.1 - Introduction
    2. 10.2 - Frequency Division Multiplexing
    3. 10.3 - Time Division Multiplexing
    4. 10.4 - Quadrature Amplitude Modulation and AM Stereo
    5. 10.5 - FM Stereo
    6. 10.6 - Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
    7. 10.7 - Wavelength Division Multiplexing
    8. 10.8 - Spread Spectrum Systems
    9. Summary
    10. Self Test Questions
    11. Selected Answers
  16. Chapter 11 - Generation and Detection of Digital Signals
    1. 11.1 - Quantization of the Sampled Signal
    2. 11.2 - Digital-to-Analog Conversion
    3. 11.3 - Adaptive or Optimal Quantizer
    4. 11.4 - Encoding of Quantized Sampled Signals
    5. 11.5 - Symbols, Binits, Bytes, Bits, and Bauds
    6. 11.6 - Channel Capacity
    7. 11.7 - Encoding the Binary Pulse Train
    8. 11.8 - Detection of Digital Signal
    9. 11.9 - Pulse Shaping and the Raised Cosine Pulse
    10. 11.10 - M-Ary Encoding
    11. 11.11 - Eye Diagram
    12. 11.12 - Matched Filter
    13. 11.13 - Companding
    14. 11.14 - Digital Modulation
    15. 11.15 - Digital Modulation Techniques
    16. 11.16 - Modern Multi-level Modulated Signals
    17. Summary
    18. Self Test Questions
    19. Selected Answers
  17. Chapter 12 - Information Theory and Coding
    1. 12.1 - Introduction
    2. 12.2 - News Value and Information Content
    3. 12.3 - Entropy
    4. 12.4 - Mutual Information
    5. 12.5 - Information Rate
    6. 12.6 - Shannon-Fano Algorithm for Coding
    7. 12.7 - Shannon's Theorem
    8. 12.8 - Coding
    9. 12.9 - Error Control and Coding
    10. Summary
    11. Self Test Questions
    12. Selected Answers
  18. Chapter 13 - Important Applications in Communication
    1. 13.1 - The Public Switched Telephone Network—An Introduction
    2. 13.2 - Terminal Devices and Links in PSTN
    3. 13.3 - Switching Concepts in Telephone Network
    4. 13.4 - Digital Space Switching
    5. 13.5 - Digital Time Switching
    6. 13.6 - Signalling in Telephone Network
    7. 13.7 - Telephone Exchanges
    8. 13.8 - Computer Networking—An Introduction
    9. 13.9 - Wireless Networking
    10. 13.10 - Satellite Communication—An Introduction
    11. 13.11 - Satellite Communication Principles
    12. 13.12 - Satellite Communication Network
    13. 13.13 - Satellite Link Design
    14. 13.14 - The Ground Segment
    15. 13.15 - The Space Segment
    16. Summary
    17. Self Test Questions
    18. Selected Answers
  19. Appendix
  20. Acknowledgements
  21. Copyright