Complete Wireless Design, Second Edition


Author: Cotter Sayre
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071642729
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 608
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Gain the Skill to Design Modern Wireless Circuits and Systems! This fully updated and revised edition of the bestselling Complete Wireless Design takes a uniquely practical approach to designing complex receivers and transmitters found in advanced analog and digital wireless communication systems, right down to the circuit level. This authoritative book uses real-life examples to provide a solid foundation in the subject, and simple algebra to guide you through specific analysis and design processes. In addition, you'll find all the information you'll need for performing full circuit and electromagnetic software simulations to ensure the optimum performance of all completed projects. Plus, this in-depth step-by-step guide comes with a CD-ROM containing new simulation and design software. Engineers and technicians will not find a more thorough, practical book than Complete Wireless Design. Updates include: Fully worked out design samples, complete with RF simulation results Special sections on power amplifier design and printed circuit board layout Brand-new chapters covering antenna design and RF test and measurement Tips and techniques on performing accurate RF circuit simulations How to design for EMI control to pass FCC product testing The latest software for use in wireless design This COMPLETELY updated edition teaches you how to design: Amplifiers Oscillators Frequency synthesizers Filters Mixers Antennas Support circuits Communication systems

Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications, Second Edition


Author: Peter S. Hall,Yang Hao
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608073769
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 387
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Now in a newly updated and revised edition, this timely resource provides you with complete and current details on the theory, design, and applications of wireless antennas for on-body electronic systems. the Second Edition offers readers brand new material on advances in physical phantom design and production, recent developments in simulation methods and numerical phantoms, descriptions of methods for simulation of moving bodies, and the use of the body as a transmission channel. You also find a completely revised chapter on channel characterization and antenna design at microwave frequencies. This cutting-edge volume brings you the state-of-the-art in existing applications like Bluetooth headsets together with detailed treatment of techniques, tools, and challenges in developing on-body antennas for an array of medical, emergency response, law enforcement, personal entertainment, and military applications on the horizon. the book briefs you on energy propagation around and into the body and how to estimate performance of on-body wireless links, and then dives into the nuts-and-bolts of designing antenna systems that deliver the goods. It covers on-body communication channels at microwave frequency bands and at low frequency bands, as well as ultra wideband systems for WPANs and WBANs. You get details on body-centric UWB antennas and channels, as well as advances in wearable mobile, EBG, and "smart fabric" antennas for cellular and WLAN communications. Chapters on telemedicine applications, such as remote diagnoses, and implantable medical devices cover crucial propagation issues and other obstacles that need to be addressed. Rounding out the coverage is a section on antenna design for body-sensor networks and their emerging military and space applications. Packed with hands-on guidance from noted experts, this volume will be indispensable for your efforts in designing and improving body-centric communication systems.

Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design, Second Edition


Author: Manuel Laguna,Johan Marklund
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439885257
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 523
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Most textbooks on business process management focus on either the nuts and bolts of computer simulation or the managerial aspects of business processes. Covering both technical and managerial aspects of business process management, Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design, Second Edition presents the tools to design effective business processes and the management techniques to operate them efficiently. New to the Second Edition Three completely revised chapters that incorporate ExtendSim 8 An introduction to simulation A chapter on business process analytics Developed from the authors’ many years of teaching process design and simulation courses, the text provides students with a thorough understanding of numerous analytical tools that can be used to model, analyze, design, manage, and improve business processes. It covers a wide range of approaches, including discrete event simulation, graphical flowcharting tools, deterministic models for cycle time analysis and capacity decisions, analytical queuing methods, and data mining. Unlike other operations management books, this one emphasizes user-friendly simulation software as well as business processes, rather than only manufacturing processes or general operations management problems. Taking an analytical modeling approach to process design, this book illustrates the power of simulation modeling as a vehicle for analyzing and designing business processes. It teaches how to apply process simulation and discusses the managerial implications of redesigning processes. The ExtendSim software is available online and ancillaries are available for instructors.

Electronic Communications Systems


Author: Frank R. Dungan
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9780827386242
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 819
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From basic concepts to the latest technologies, Electronic Communications Systems has proven successful for the introductory Communications student. Now better than ever, Dungan's Electronic Communications Systems, Third Edition has maintained all the features that have made it so popular for future technicians. The revision keeps it easy-to-read style and broad, up-to-date coverage.ALSO AVAILABLELab Manual ISBN: 0-8273-8629-XINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-8625-7Instructor's Resource Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-8630-3

VLSI for Wireless Communication


Author: Bosco Leung
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461409861
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 546
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VLSI for Wireless Communication, Second Edition, an advanced level text book, takes a system approach starting with an overview of the most up to date wireless systems and the transceiver architecture available today. Wireless standards are first introduced (updated to include the most recent 3G/4G standards in the second edition), and translates from a wireless standard to the implementation of a transceiver. This system approach is particularly important as the level of integration in VLSI increases and coupling between system and component design becomes more intimate. VLSI for Wireless Communication, Second Edition, illustrates designs with full design examples. Each chapter includes at least one complete design example that helps explain the architecture/circuits presented in this text. This book has close to 10 homework problems at the end of each chapter. A complete solutions manual is available on-line. VLSI for Wireless Communication, Second Edition, is designed as a primary text book for upper-undergraduate level students and graduate level students concentrating on electrical engineering and computer science. Professional engineers and researchers working in wireless communications, circuit design and development will find this book valuable as well.

Wireless Positioning Technologies and Applications, Second Edition


Author: Alan Bensky
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 160807952X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 424
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This updated second edition of the Artech House book Wireless Positioning Technologies and Applications presents comprehensive coverage of wireless positioning principles and technologies for engineers involved in using or developing wireless location applications. This book explains the basics of GPS and demonstrates the applications of fundamental distance measuring principles. This edition includes updated and expanded chapters on satellite navigation, OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex), TDOA location facilities in 3GPP LTE specifications, carrier phase measurements and DGPS, wireless sensor networks, MIMO positions, inertial navigation, and data fusion. Moreover, complete coverage of cellular network infrastructure for location, including 4G LTE, and up to-date Bluetooth location in short-range wireless networks is presented as well as modernization programs used for GPS accuracy and reliability. This book helps readers assess available positioning methods for new applications, locate applicable sources for a given technology, and simply difficult engineering and mathematical concepts.

High-Frequency and Microwave Circuit Design, Second Edition


Author: Charles Nelson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420007831
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 176
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An integral part of any communications system, high-frequency and microwave design stimulates major progress in the wireless world and continues to serve as a foundation for the commercial wireless products we use every day. The exceptional pace of advancement in developing these systems stipulates that engineers be well versed in multiple areas of electronics engineering. With more illustrations, examples, and worked problems, High-Frequency and Microwave Circuit Design, Second Edition provides engineers with a diverse body of knowledge they can use to meet the needs of this rapidly progressing field. The book details the modulation and demodulation of circuits and relates resonant circuits to practical needs. The author provides a logical progression of material that moves from medium frequencies to microwave frequencies. He introduces rectangular waveguides as high-pass devices and explains conditions under which dielectric breakdown may limit the amount of power that may be transmitted in a completely expanded chapter. The section on antennas is completely updated to demystify the useful characteristic of antennas and relate their performance to the requirements of digital communication systems. Exploring the latest developments in communications engineering, this reference outlines a variety of topics using sufficient mathematical derivations and provides an overview of the concepts engineers need to understand current technologies and develop those of the future.

RF Circuit Design


Author: Chris Bowick
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 9780750699464
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 176
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Essential reading for experts in the field of RF circuit design and engineers needing a good reference. This book provides complete design procedures for multiple-pole Butterworth, Chebyshev, and Bessel filters. It also covers capacitors, inductors, and other components with their behavior at RF frequencies discussed in detail. *Provides complete design procedures for multiple-pole Butterworth, Chebyshev, and Bessel filters *Covers capacitors, inductors, and other components with their behavior at RF frequencies discussed in detail

Short-range Wireless Communication

Fundamentals of RF System Design and Application
Author: Alan Bensky
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 008047005X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 354
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The Complete “Tool Kit for the Hottest Area in RF/Wireless Design! Short-range wireless—communications over distances of less than 100 meters—is the most rapidly growing segment of RF/wireless engineering. Alan Bensky is an internationally recognized expert in short-range wireless, and this new edition of his bestselling book is completely revised to cover the latest developments in this fast moving field. You’ll find coverage of such cutting-edge topics as: • architectural trends in RF/wireless integrated circuits • compatibility and conflict issues between different short-range wireless systems • “Zigbee and related new IEEE standards for short-range communications • latest U.S. and international regulatory standards for spread spectrum, ultra wideband, and other advanced communications techniques Alan Bensky also thoroughly discusses the fundamentals of radio signal propagation, communications protocols and modulation methods, information theory, antennas and transmission lines, receivers, transmitters, radio system design, and how to successfully implement a short-range wireless system. All material has been carefully updated and revised to make it as technically up-to-the-minute as possible. You’ll also find coverage of Bluetooth, “Wi-Fi and related 802.11 variants, digital modulation methods, and other essential information for planning and designing short-range wireless hardware and networks. This new edition will, like the first edition, be an invaluable reference for engineers and technical professionals who design, support, market, and maintain short-range wireless communications systems. No other book contains EVERYTHING pertaining to short-range wireless design. Covers all the hot topics like 802.11, Zigbee, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Electronic Design Automation for IC Implementation, Circuit Design, and Process Technology


Author: Luciano Lavagno,Igor L. Markov,Grant Martin,Louis K. Scheffer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351831003
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 786
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The second of two volumes in the Electronic Design Automation for Integrated Circuits Handbook, Second Edition, Electronic Design Automation for IC Implementation, Circuit Design, and Process Technology thoroughly examines real-time logic (RTL) to GDSII (a file format used to transfer data of semiconductor physical layout) design flow, analog/mixed signal design, physical verification, and technology computer-aided design (TCAD). Chapters contributed by leading experts authoritatively discuss design for manufacturability (DFM) at the nanoscale, power supply network design and analysis, design modeling, and much more. New to This Edition: Major updates appearing in the initial phases of the design flow, where the level of abstraction keeps rising to support more functionality with lower non-recurring engineering (NRE) costs Significant revisions reflected in the final phases of the design flow, where the complexity due to smaller and smaller geometries is compounded by the slow progress of shorter wavelength lithography New coverage of cutting-edge applications and approaches realized in the decade since publication of the previous edition—these are illustrated by new chapters on 3D circuit integration and clock design Offering improved depth and modernity, Electronic Design Automation for IC Implementation, Circuit Design, and Process Technology provides a valuable, state-of-the-art reference for electronic design automation (EDA) students, researchers, and professionals.

Electronic Communication Systems


Author: Frank R. Dungan
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9780827386297
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 192
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From basic concepts to the latest technologies, Electronic Communications Systems has proven successful for the introductory Communications student. Now better than ever, Dungan's Electronic Communications Systems, Third Edition has maintained all the features that have made it so popular for future technicians. The revision keeps it easy-to-read style and broad, up-to-date coverage. ALSO AVAILABLE Lab Manual ISBN: 0-8273-8629-X INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-8625-7 Instructor's Resource Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-8630-3

Electronic Design Automation for IC System Design, Verification, and Testing


Author: Luciano Lavagno,Igor L. Markov,Grant Martin,Louis K. Scheffer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482254638
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 644
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The first of two volumes in the Electronic Design Automation for Integrated Circuits Handbook, Second Edition, Electronic Design Automation for IC System Design, Verification, and Testing thoroughly examines system-level design, microarchitectural design, logic verification, and testing. Chapters contributed by leading experts authoritatively discuss processor modeling and design tools, using performance metrics to select microprocessor cores for integrated circuit (IC) designs, design and verification languages, digital simulation, hardware acceleration and emulation, and much more. New to This Edition: Major updates appearing in the initial phases of the design flow, where the level of abstraction keeps rising to support more functionality with lower non-recurring engineering (NRE) costs Significant revisions reflected in the final phases of the design flow, where the complexity due to smaller and smaller geometries is compounded by the slow progress of shorter wavelength lithography New coverage of cutting-edge applications and approaches realized in the decade since publication of the previous edition—these are illustrated by new chapters on high-level synthesis, system-on-chip (SoC) block-based design, and back-annotating system-level models Offering improved depth and modernity, Electronic Design Automation for IC System Design, Verification, and Testing provides a valuable, state-of-the-art reference for electronic design automation (EDA) students, researchers, and professionals.

Serial Port Complete: The Developer's Guide, Second Edition


Author: Jan Axelson
Publisher: Lakeview Research LLC
ISBN: 193144806X
Category: Computers
Page: 379
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When PCs and peripherals began showing up with USB ports in the late 1990s, many predicted that legacy serial (COM) ports would soon be obsolete. The predictions were wrong. While most standard peripherals now use USB, serial ports are the interface of choice for devices that require simple programming, long cables, operation in harsh environments, or basic networking capabilities. Serial ports are more versatile then ever due to developments such as USB virtual COM ports, the .NET SerialPort class, enhanced microcontroller USARTs, and new wireless interfaces. Serial Port Complete Second Edition is a completely revised and updated guide to programming and interfacing to COM ports, USB virtual COM ports, and serial ports in embedded systems. Author Jan Axelson shows how to: § Access COM ports using the SerialPort class in Microsoft’s .NET Framework. § Program embedded systems for serial-port communications. § Design and program USB devices accessed as virtual COM ports. § Upgrade RS-232 designs to USB with no changes to host software or device firmware. § Design circuits for electrically harsh environments. § Create serial networks of embedded systems and PCs. § Use serial ports in wireless links. Example code is provided for PCs and embedded systems in both Basic and C/C#. The author maintains a website with articles, program code, and other links of interest to developers of serial-port applications (janaxelson.com).

Modern Communications Receiver Design and Technology


Author: Cornell Drentea
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1596933100
Category: Electrical engineering
Page: 486
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This comprehensive sourcebook thoroughly explores the state-of-the-art in communications receivers, providing detailed practical guidance for constructing an actual high dynamic range receiver from system design to packaging. You also find clear explanations of the technical underpinnings that you need to understand for your work in the field . This cutting-edge reference presents the latest information on modern superheterodyne receivers, dynamic range, mixers, oscillators, complex coherent synthesizers, automatic gain control, DSP and software radios.You find in-depth discussions on system design, including coverage of all pertinent data and tools. Moreover, the book offers you a solid understanding of packaging and mechanical considerations, as well as a look at tomorrowOCOs receiver technology, including new Bragg-cell applications for ultra-wideband electronic warfare receivers. This one-stop resource is packed with over 300 illustrations that support critical topics throughout."

The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge
Author: Norman Don
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800648105
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“

The Satellite Communication Ground Segment and Earth Station Handbook, Second Edition


Author: Bruce Elbert
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608076733
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 464
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This updated and expanded second edition reflects the state of earth station design and ground segment architecture. From international telephone network gateways to direct broadcast home receivers, today’s broad range of ground systems and devices require satellite communication engineers and business managers to have a broad and sound understanding of the design and operating principles of earth stations and ground control facilities. This book explores the delivery end of the satellite link and its relationship to delivery of services. Authored by a leading authority in the field, the book provides engineers and managers with the knowledge they need to devise their own approach to implementing and managing earth stations and the overall ground segment. Readers find practical guidance in an array of critical areas, including: preparing requirements, performing preliminary analyses, reviewing hardware designs, managing the introduction of the overall ground segment, and more.

The Electronics Handbook


Author: Jerry C. Whitaker
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420036661
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 2640
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During the ten years since the appearance of the groundbreaking, bestselling first edition of The Electronics Handbook, the field has grown and changed tremendously. With a focus on fundamental theory and practical applications, the first edition guided novice and veteran engineers along the cutting edge in the design, production, installation, operation, and maintenance of electronic devices and systems. Completely updated and expanded to reflect recent advances, this second edition continues the tradition. The Electronics Handbook, Second Edition provides a comprehensive reference to the key concepts, models, and equations necessary to analyze, design, and predict the behavior of complex electrical devices, circuits, instruments, and systems. With 23 sections that encompass the entire electronics field, from classical devices and circuits to emerging technologies and applications, The Electronics Handbook, Second Edition not only covers the engineering aspects, but also includes sections on reliability, safety, and engineering management. The book features an individual table of contents at the beginning of each chapter, which enables engineers from industry, government, and academia to navigate easily to the vital information they need. This is truly the most comprehensive, easy-to-use reference on electronics available.