Dennis Roddy Satellite Communications

ISBN 13: 9780071202404

Satellite Communications

9780071202404: Satellite Communications

The leading authority on satellite technology, fully updated to reflect the burgeoning commercial applications. This book includes all the latest information and specs for working engineers and students who need to keep up with the growing demand for satellites in wireless communications. It features all-new chapters on CDMA/3g wireless services, Internet via satellite, and digital television broadcasting via satellite.

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Classic guide to satellite communications fundamentals

Highly regarded for more than a decade as both teaching text and professional reference/tutorial, Satellite Communications has been revised, updated, and expanded to include the hottest applications in a rapidly growing field. Always the most complete and accessible entry point to this dynamic area of engineering, Satellite Communications spotlights practical issues that interest professionals and students alike. The author delivers worked examples that clearly illustrate best methods, and uses a writing style that makes both basics and finer technical points easy to absorb, whether you're in a class or tutoring yourself.

-Authoritative, complete, and readable coverage, from an overview of the field to basic Keplerian theory, launch methods, and practical details of applications
-Full descriptions of hardware, including satellite structures, antennas, earth stations, and onboard systems
-Cutting-edge applications such as wireless Internet, telephony, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and worldwide broadcasts of digital TV
-New information on ATM, TCP/IP, and LEO networking over satellites, mobile systems, and onboard switching
-Details on methods, orbits, links, access, signals, modulation, and interference
-All examples and problems worked in MathCad, with mathematical complexities pared to a minimum

For total understanding of satellite communications fundamentals'without a slog through dense mathematical abstractions'Dennis Roddy's book is the one to choose. It's a keeper that you'll turn to for answers throughout your career.

Expanded coverage of CDMA
Internet via satellite chapter
Digital TV broadcasting chapter
Expanded section on geostationary orbits
Error correction coding
Preview of coming applications and growth

Online Reader Reviews:
-'Great Reference!! Roddy has written the definitive reference on satellite communications.'-

-'A True Classic Text of Its Topic Roddy writes in an easy-to-follow style and includes many examples and exercises - Get this book if you need enlightenment on the fundamentals of satellite communications.'-
- On the Second Edition

About the Author:

Dennis Roddy, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, has taught courses that include Satellite Communications, Communications Systems, Optical Communications, and Analysis and Design of Analog Circuits. He has more than 40 years of experience in both industrial and technical education. His previous books include Radio and Line Transmission, vols.1 and 2, Introduction to Microelectronics, Microwave Technology, and the first two editions of Satellite Communications. In addition, he has coauthored several textbooks and published technical papers and reports on a wide variety of topics.

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Dennis Roddy
Published by McGraw-Hill Professional (2001)
ISBN 10: 0071202404 ISBN 13: 9780071202404
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