Figures; Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Overview of wireless communication systems; Part I. Fundamentals of Wireless Communication: 2. Modulation, coding, equalization, diversity; 3. Resource allocation techniques; 4. Spread spectrum technology; 5. Antenna basics; 6. Wave propagation; Part II. Wireless Systems: 7. Cellular system; 8. Global system for mobile [GSM]; 9. GPRS and EDGE; 10. 3G, HSDPA, HSUPA and LTE; 11. Wireless LAN and WiMAX; 12. Satellite communication; Appendix A. Design and simulation of antenna for wireless communication; Appendix B. Software defined ratio; Appendix C. Cognitive radio; Appendix D. Sensor network; Appendix E. Trunking theory; Acronyms; Open book questions; Hints for open book questions; Solved examples; Extra multiple choice questions; Solutions to extra multiple choice questions; Model question papers; Glossary; References; Index.
This book provides extensive coverage of fundamental concepts of wireless communication, including coverage of recent developments and applications in wireless systems.
Mainak Chowdhury is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Techno India College of Technology, Kolkata. He obtained his MTech degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering (Microwaves) from the University of Burdwan, West Bengal. His areas of interest include analog electronics, wireless communications and microwave engineering. Arumita Biswas is currently working in the Department of Cellular Mobile Telephone Service at Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, a leading Telecommunication Service Provider in India. She is supervising and maintaining the core network entities of GSM and 3G network. She has completed her MTech in Wireless Communication from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi. Her areas of interest are wireless technologies and LTE antenna design.