Communication System – Bruce A. Carlson – 4th Edition


This exciting revision of “Communication Systems”, a classic text in the field, presents an introduction to electrical communication systems, including analysis methods, design principles, and hardware considerations. The fourth edition has been completely updated to reflect current in this ever-evolving field. This edition also features two new co-authors: Janet Rutledge of the of Maryland at Baltimore and Paul Crilly of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, in addition to author Bruce Carlson of RPI. The is intended for an introductory communications course, and is written at a level appropriate for advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate students. The fourth edition covers both analog and digital communications. It features worked examples and exercises for students to solve within chapters, helping them to master new concepts as they are introduced

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2. Signals and spectra
Chapter 3.Transmission and signal filtering
Chapter 4. Linear Modulation of OC
Chapter 5. Exponential modulation of OC
Chapter 6. Pulse Sampling and Modulation
Chapter 7. Analog Communication Systems
Chapter 8. Probability and Random Variables
Chapter 9. Random signals and noise
Chapter 10. Noise in analog modulation systems
Chapter 11. Digital Transmission in the Baseband
Chapter 12. Digitizing Techniques for Analog Messages and Computer Networks
Chapter 13. Encoding and Encryption of Channels
Chapter 14. Digital Broadcasting
Chapter 15. Dispersed-spectrum systems
Chapter 16. Theory of information and detection

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