Satellite Communications


Author: Dennis Roddy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071382852
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 500
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THE DEFINITIVE REFERENCE ON SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS Satellite Communications, Third Edition is the latest update of the reference widely regarded as the most complete and accessible intro to this dynamic area of engineering. This edition has been revised to include the hottest applications in a rapidly growing field with expanded coverage of CDMA...new Internet via satellite and digital TV broadcasting chapters...an expanded section on geostationary orbits...error correction coding...and a preview of coming applications and growth. Author Dennis Roddy’s authoritative and readable treatment provides you with: 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

Satellite Communications Systems

Systems, Techniques and Technology
Author: Gerard Maral,Michel Bousquet
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119965098
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 742
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Revisions to 5th Edition by: Zhili Sun, University of Surrey, UK New and updated edition of this authoritative and comprehensive reference to the field of satellite communications engineering Building on the success of previous editions, Satellite Communications Systems, Fifth Edition covers the entire field of satellite communications engineering from orbital mechanics to satellite design and launch, configuration and installation of earth stations, including the implementation of communications links and the set-up of the satellite network. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of satellite communications systems engineering and discusses the technological applications. It demonstrates how system components interact and details the relationship between the system and its environment. The authors discuss the systems aspects such as techniques enabling equipment and system dimensioning and state of the art technology for satellite platforms, payloads and earth stations. New features and updates for the fifth edition include: More information on techniques allowing service provision of multimedia content Extra material on techniques for broadcasting, including recent standards DVB-RCS and DVB-S2 (Digital Video Broadcasting -Return Channel Satellite and -Satellite Version 2) Updates on onboard processing By offering a detailed and practical overview, Satellite Communications Systems continues to be an authoritative text for advanced students, engineers and designers throughout the field of satellite communications and engineering.

Satellite Communications Payload and System


Author: Teresa M. Braun
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118345207
Category: Science
Page: 400
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This is the first book primarily about the satellite payload of satellite communications systems. It represents a unique combination of practical systems engineering and communications theory. It tells about the satellites in geostationary and low-earth orbits today, both the so-called bent-pipe payloads and the processing payloads. The on-orbit environment, mitigated by the spacecraft bus, is described. The payload units (e.g. antennas and amplifiers), as well as payload-integration elements (e.g. waveguide and switches) are discussed in regard to how they work, what they do to the signal, their technology, environment sensitivity, and specifications. At a higher level are discussions on the payload as an entity: architecture including redundancy; specifications--what they mean, how they relate to unit specifications, and how to verify; and specification-compliance analysis (“budgets”) with uncertainty. Aspects of probability theory handy for calculating and using uncertainty and variation are presented. The highest-level discussions, on the end-to-end communications system, start with a practical introduction to physical-layer communications theory. Atmospheric effects and interference on the communications link are described. A chapter gives an example of optimizing a multibeam payload via probabilistic analysis. Finally, practical tips on system simulation and emulation are provided. The carrier frequencies treated are 1 GHz and above. Familiarity with Fourier analysis will enhance understanding of some topics. References are provided throughout the book for readers who want to dig deeper. Payload systems engineers, payload proposal writers, satellite-communications systems designers and analysts, and satellite customers will find that the book cuts their learning time. Spacecraft-bus systems engineers, payload unit engineers, and spacecraft operators will gain insight into the overall system. Students in systems engineering, microwave engineering, communications theory, probability theory, and communications simulation and modelling will find examples to supplement theoretical texts.

Satellite Communications Network Design and Analysis


Author: Kenneth Y. Jo
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608071952
Category: Artificial satellites in telecommunication
Page: 505
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This authoritative book provides a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of satellite communications (SATCOM) network design and performance assessments. You find discussions on a wide class of SATCOM networks using satellites as core components, as well as coverage key applications in the field. This in-depth resource presents a broad range of critical topics, from geosynchronous Earth orbiting (GEO) satellites and direct broadcast satellite systems, to low Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites, radio standards and protocols.This invaluable reference explains the many specific uses of satellite networks, including small-terminal wireless and mobile communications systems. Moreover, this book presents advanced topics such as satellite RF link analyses, optimum transponder loading, on-board processing, antenna characteristics, protected systems, information assurance, and spread spectrums. You are introduced to current and future SATCOM systems and find details on their performance supportabilities. This cutting-edge book also presents trends in multimedia satellite applications and IP services over satellites.

Satellite Communication Systems, 3rd Edition


Author: B.G. Evans
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9780852968994
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 727
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A thoroughly up-to-date revision of this successful book this text aims to give the professional engineer or graduate student a fully comprehensive yet practical understanding of the principles and technological issues of this major subject. The book contains a strong tutorial element and real-world orientation.

Satellite Communication


Author: Dharma Raj Cheruku
Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 9380026412
Category: Artificial satellites in telecommunication
Page: 330
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Satellite Communication is a special technology in the field of Electronic Communication Systems. A Graduate engineering students with Electronics and Communication Engineering will find this book useful to understand the concepts of satellite communication. This book deals with the technology and gives an adequate treatment of the subject. Analysis and design of satellite communication equipment is also treated to the extent required for the engineering graduates. It is very useful reference for the candidates preparing for higher studies and competitive examinations. Mathematical analysis is presented wherever required and concepts are well illustrated. It also deals with latest technological developments in the related fields

Mobile Satellite Communications Handbook


Author: Roger Cochetti
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118907418
Category: Science
Page: 264
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With a Preface by noted satellite scientist Dr. Ahmad Ghais, the Second Edition reflects the expanded user base for this technology by updating information on historic, current, and planned commercial and military satellite systems and by expanding sections that explain the technology for non-technical professionals. The book begins with an introduction to satellite communications and goes on to provide an overview of the technologies involved in mobile satellite communications, providing basic introductions to RF Issues, power Issues, link issues and system issues. It describes early commercial mobile satellite communications systems, such as Marisat and Marecs and their military counterparts. The book then discusses the full range of Inmarsat and other current and planned geostationary, low earth orbiting and hybrid mobile satellite systems from over a dozen countries and companies. It is an essential guide for anyone seeking a comprehensive understanding of this industry and military tool. • Revised edition will serve both technical and non-technical professionals who rely every day on mobile satellite communications • Describes and explains historic, current, and planned civil, commercial, and military mobile satellite communication systems. • First Edition charts and tables updated and expanded with current material for today’s mobile satellite technology

Satellite Communications Systems Engineering

Atmospheric Effects, Satellite Link Design and System Performance
Author: Louis J. Ippolito, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111925938X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 464
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The first edition of Satellite Communications Systems Engineering (Wiley 2008) was written for those concerned with the design and performance of satellite communications systems employed in fixed point to point, broadcasting, mobile, radio navigation, data relay, computer communications, and related satellite based applications. This welcome Second Edition continues the basic premise and enhances the publication with the latest updated information and new technologies developed since the publication of the first edition. The book is based on graduate level satellite communications course material and has served as the primary text for electrical engineering Masters and Doctoral level courses in satellite communications and related areas. Introductory to advanced engineering level students in electrical, communications and wireless network courses, and electrical engineers, communications engineers, systems engineers, and wireless network engineers looking for a refresher will find this essential text invaluable.

Spacecraft Systems Engineering


Author: Peter Fortescue,Graham Swinerd,John Stark
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111997836X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 752
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This fourth edition of the bestselling Spacecraft Systems Engineering title provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of the design of spacecraft and the implementation of space missions, across a wide spectrum of space applications and space science. The text has been thoroughly revised and updated, with each chapter authored by a recognized expert in the field. Three chapters – Ground Segment, Product Assurance and Spacecraft System Engineering – have been rewritten, and the topic of Assembly, Integration and Verification has been introduced as a new chapter, filling a gap in previous editions. This edition addresses ‘front-end system-level issues’ such as environment, mission analysis and system engineering, but also progresses to a detailed examination of subsystem elements which represents the core of spacecraft design. This includes mechanical, electrical and thermal aspects, as well as propulsion and control. This quantitative treatment is supplemented by an emphasis on the interactions between elements, which deeply influences the process of spacecraft design. Adopted on courses worldwide, Spacecraft Systems Engineering is already widely respected by students, researchers and practising engineers in the space engineering sector. It provides a valuable resource for practitioners in a wide spectrum of disciplines, including system and subsystem engineers, spacecraft equipment designers, spacecraft operators, space scientists and those involved in related sectors such as space insurance. In summary, this is an outstanding resource for aerospace engineering students, and all those involved in the technical aspects of design and engineering in the space sector.

Satellite Basics for Everyone

An Illustrated Guide to Satellites for Non-Technical and Technical People
Author: C. Robert Welti
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781475925951
Category: Education
Page: 148
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Learn about satellites that affect us every day, how they work, and how we can place and keep them on orbit. Satellite Basics for Everyone presents an introduction and overview to satellites. Its written as clearly and understandably as possible for a wide audience. It provides a learning tool for grade school students. High school and college students can use it for helping them decide on career fields. Its for people with curious minds who want to know about satellites that affect their daily lives. And, it provides a training tool and an overview for people who build, operate, and use data collected by satellites. Satellite Basics for Everyone describes satellite missions, orbits, population, closeness, debris, collision risk, builders, owners, operators, launch vehicles, and costs. Focus then turns to describing the orbit, components, environment, and operation of the geostationary communications satellite because it affects our daily lives the most by providing television, radio, commercial business, Internet and telephone services. A description of satellite motion prepares for the included Mission Planning Example of how to place and keep this satellite on orbit and keep the antennas pointing in the right direction to perform its mission. The main objective of this book is to stimulate a broad interest in engineering and science.

Principles of communications satellites


Author: Gary D. Gordon,Walter L. Morgan
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN: N.A
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 533
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Explains the reasons, limitations and trade-offs inherent to communications satellites. The first half deals with link power budgets as well as communications hardware and examples of complete link budgets. Spacecraft technology and a description of the objectives and basic operating methods of each of the major supporting subsystems are covered in the last half. Contains end-of-chapter exercises and solutions. An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.

SATELLITE COMMUNICATION

CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS
Author: K. N. RAJA RAO
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120347250
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 412
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This new edition, an up-to-date and comprehensive title on the rapidly expanding field of satellite communication, is aimed at giving important aspects of space and satellite communication. It starts from fundamental concepts and helps reader to design satellite links. The book provides a smooth flow from satellite launch to various applications of satellite. It contains satellite systems, important parameter calculations and design concepts. The emphasis is on geostationary satellites. The text is organized in such a manner that the reader starts with orbiting parameters and ends at designing a complete multiple access links. With all of the latest information incorporated and several key pedagogical attributes included, this textbook is an invaluable learning tool for the engineering students of electronics and communication. New to This Edition • Important design equations have been listed separately. • Three new chapters—Reliability requirements in satellites, Remote sensing satellites and Error control coding—have been included. • New Sections are added in Chapters 1, 2 and 3. • A brief discussion on digitized video transmission is included in Chapter 4.

A Guide to Writing as an Engineer, 4th Edition


Author: David F. Beer,David A. McMurrey
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118476743
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 288
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The fourth edition of A Guide to Writing as an Engineer updates Beer and McMurrey’s popular book on communication and technical writing for engineers. Used predominantly in freshmen engineering survey courses, the text is also applicable for specific courses on engineering writing or technical communication later in the curriculum. A Guide to Writing as an Engineer deals with a variety of topics ranging from important writing concepts that apply to professional engineers, to content, organization, format, and style of various kinds of engineering writing. The book also covers oral presentations, research techniques, ethics, and proper citation methods. Beer remains a practical, handy book that can function not only as a classroom textbook, but also as a reference and guide for writing and research, for practicing engineers.

Innovations in Satellite Communication and Satellite Technology


Author: Daniel Minoli
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118984064
Category: Science
Page: 448
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Surveys key advances in commercial satellite communications and what might be the implications and/or opportunities for end-users and service providers in utilizing the latest fast-evolving innovations in this field This book explores the evolving technical options and opportunities of satellite networks. Designed to be a self-contained reference, the book includes background technical material in an introductory chapter that will serve as a primer to satellite communications. The text discusses advances in modulation techniques, such as DBV-S2 extensions (DVS-S2X); spotbeam-based geosynchronous and medium earth orbit High Throughput Satellite (HTS) technologies and Internet applications; enhanced mobility services with aeronautical and maritime applications; Machine to Machine (M2M) satellite applications; emerging ultra HD technologies; and electric propulsion. The author surveys the latest innovations and service strategies and the resulting implications, which involves: Discussing advances in modulation techniques and HTS spotbeam technologies Surveying emerging high speed aeronautical mobility services and maritime and other terrestrial mobility services Assessing M2M (machine-to-machine) applications, emerging Ultra HD video technologies and new space technology Satellite communication is an integral part of the larger fields of commercial, television/media, government, and military communications, because of its multicast/broadcast capabilities, mobility, reliability, and global reach. High Throughput Satellites) are expected to revolutionize the field during this decade, providing very high speed, yet cost-effective, Internet access and connectivity anywhere in the world, in rural areas, in the air, and at sea. M2M connectivity, enabled by satellite communications, connects trucks on transcontinental trips, aircraft in real-time-telemetry aggregation, and mercantile ships. A comprehensive analysis of the new advances in satellite communications, Innovations in Satellite Communications Technology is a reference for telecommunications and satellite providers and end-users, technology investors, logistic professionals, and more.

Newton's Telecom Dictionary


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780979387388
Category:
Page: 1450
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This is a business dictionary of 29,019 defined technology terms -- covering the latest in telecommunications, computing, the Internet, The Internet of Things, networking and social media. It is a complete dictionary/encyclopedia of today's information technology. It is used by everyone from salesmen to lawyers, from corporate trainers to college educators, from corporate users to engineers. It is set as a required textbook in colleges teaching telecommunications and information technology. The book is written for businesspeople in non-technical language. Anyone can read and understand it.

Electronics Engineer's Reference Book


Author: L. W. Turner
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483161277
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1200
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Electronics Engineer’s Reference Book, 4th Edition is a reference book for electronic engineers that reviews the knowledge and techniques in electronics engineering and covers topics ranging from basics to materials and components, devices, circuits, measurements, and applications. This edition is comprised of 27 chapters; the first of which presents general information on electronics engineering, including terminology, mathematical equations, mathematical signs and symbols, and Greek alphabet and symbols. Attention then turns to the history of electronics; electromagnetic and nuclear radiation; the influence of the ionosphere and the troposphere on the propagation of radio waves; and basic electronic circuits. The reader is also introduced to devices such as electron valves and tubes, integrated circuits, and solid-state devices. The remaining chapters focus on other areas of electronics engineering, including sound and video recording; electronic music and radio astronomy; and applications of electronics in weather forecasting, space exploration, and education. This book will be of value to electronics engineers and professionals in other engineering disciplines, as well as to scientists, students, management personnel, educators, and readers with a general interest in electronics and their applications.

Fundamentals of Space Medicine


Author: Gilles Clément
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402034343
Category: Science
Page: 361
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This readable text presents findings from the life science experiments conducted during and after space missions. It provides an insight into the space medical community and the real challenges that face the flight surgeon and life science investigator.

Antenna Engineering Handbook


Author: John Volakis
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781259644696
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1200
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This up-to-date resource offers expert instruction on the design and application of classic and modern antennas This new edition of the “bible of antenna engineering” has been fully updated to provide start-to-finish coverage of the latest innovations in antenna design and applications. You will get in-depth discussions of antennas used in modern communications systems, mobile and personal wireless technologies, satellites, radar deployments, flexible electronics, and other emerging technologies. Featuring 60 chapters and contributions from more than 80 well-known experts, the handbook isedited by one of the world's leading antenna engineering authorities. The book features all of the classic antenna types plus new types and emerging designs. Antenna Engineering Handbook, Fifth Edition, clearly explains cutting-edge applications in WLANs, automotive systems, PDAs, and handheld devices. •Features 15 new chapters that cover the latest developments in antenna engineering•Contains real-world examples and hundreds of illustrations•Edited by an electrical engineering educator and seasoned author

Introduction to UAV Systems


Author: Paul Fahlstrom,Thomas Gleason
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118396812
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 312
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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been widely adopted in the military world over the last decade and the success of these military applications is increasingly driving efforts to establish unmanned aircraft in non-military roles. Introduction to UAV Systems, 4th edition provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the elements of a complete Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). It addresses the air vehicle, mission planning and control, several types of mission payloads, data links and how they interact with mission performance, and launch and recovery concepts. This book provides enough information to encourage a student to learn more; to provide a specialist with a basic appreciation of the technical issues that drive other parts of the system and interact with their specialty; or to help a program manager understand system-level tradeoffs and know what questions to ask. Key features: Comprehensive overview of all elements of a UAS and of how they interact. Introduces the underlying concepts of key subsystems. Emphasizes system-integration issues and how they relate to subsystem design choices. Practical discussion of issues informed by lessons learned in UAV programs. Introduction to UAV Systems, 4th edition is written both for newcomers to the subject and for experienced members of the UAV community who desire a comprehensive overview at the system level. As well as being a primary text for an introductory course on UAS or a supplementary text in a course that goes into more depth in one of the individual technologies involved in a UAS, this book is a useful overview for practicing engineers, researchers, managers, and consultants interested in UAV systems.