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Understanding telecommunications and lightwave systems : an entry-level guide

Author: John G Nellist; John Wiley & Sons.
Publisher: Piscataway, NJ : IEEE Press ; New York, NY : Wiley-Interscience, ©2002.
Series: IEEE Press understanding science & technology series.; Telecommunications handbook series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The up-to-date edition of the bestselling guide to the basics of telecommunications and digital technology Understanding Telecommunications and Lightwave Systems presents a nontechnical treatment of how voice, video, and multimedia can simultaneously travel over today's evolving telecommunications systems. This updated Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the telecommunications field as well as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nellist, John G.
Understanding telecommunications and lightwave systems.
Piscataway, NJ : IEEE Press ; New York, NY : Wiley-Interscience, ©2002
(DLC) 2001278881
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John G Nellist; John Wiley & Sons.
ISBN: 0471150320 9780471150329 0471722855 9780471722854 0471661023 9780471661023
OCLC Number: 85820358
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 269 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 1. The Evolution of Telecommunications --
2. Analog Transmission --
3. Digital Transmission --
4. Basic Multiplexing Techniques --
5. Switching Hierarchy --
6. North American Digital Hierarchies --
7. Transmission --
8. The Local Subscriber Loop --
9. Microwave Radio --
10. Satellite Communications --
11. Switching Systems --
12. Private Branch Exchange --
13. Traffic Considerations --
14. Video Transmission --
15. Wireless --
16. The Computer --
17. The Internet --
18. Lightwave Systems.
Series Title: IEEE Press understanding science & technology series.; Telecommunications handbook series.
Responsibility: John G. Nellist.
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A guide to the basics of telecommunications and digital technology. It presents a nontechnical treatment of how voice, video, and multimedia can simultaneously travel over the various  Read more...

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"...provides a non--technical overview of contemporary telecommunications systems." (SciTech Book News, Vol. 26, No. 2, June 2002)

 
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