Hughes Electrical & Electronic Technology 12th Edition
All engineers need to understand the fundamental principles of electrical and electronic technology. This best-selling text provides a clear and accessible introduction to the area, with balanced coverage of electrical, electronic, and power engineering.
About the Author
Dr John Hiley and Dr Keith Brown are both lecturers in the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at Heriot-Watt University. The late Edward Hughes was Vice Principal and Head of the Engineering Department, Brighton College of Technology. He was a fellow of Heriot-Watt University. The late Ian McKenzie Smith was formerly Deputy Principal, Stow College, Glasgow.
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Digital Design, fifth edition is a modern update of the classic authoritative text on digital design. This book teaches the basic concepts of digital design in a clear, accessible manner. The book presents the basic tools for the design of digital circuits and provides procedures suitable for a variety of digital applications.
This textbook deals with the analysis and design of analog CMOS integrated circuits, emphasizing recent technological developments and design paradigms that students and practicing engineers need to master to succeed in today’s industry. Based on the author’s teaching and research experience in the past ten years, the text follows three general principles: motivate the reader by describing the significance and application of each idea with real-world problems; force the reader to look at concepts from an intuitive point of view, preparing him/her for more complex problems; complement the intuition by rigorous analysis, confirming the results obtained by the intuitive, yet rough approach.
This book introduces the theoretical elements at the basis of various classes of algorithms commonly employed in the physical layer (and, in part, in MAC layer) of wireless communications systems. It focuses on single user systems, so ignoring multiple access techniques. Moreover, emphasis is put on single-input single-output (SISO) systems, although some relevant topics about multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems are also illustrated.
- Comprehensive wireless specific guide to algorithmic techniques
- Provides a detailed analysis of channel equalization and channel coding for wireless applications
- Unique conceptual approach focusing in single user systems
- Covers algebraic decoding, modulation techniques, channel coding and channel equalisation
From the Back Cover
An advanced introduction to algorithmic techniques for wireless communications, blending basic principles with advanced concepts and techniques
This reference provides a high-level introduction to the study of algorithmic techniques employed in digital wireless communication systems over fading channels. Its main objective is to develop a theoretical framework that will enable the reader to develop solutions to detection, equalization, channel estimation, error correction coding and coded modulation problems in wireless communications.
This book discusses in detail deterministic and stochastic descriptions of wireless channels, single-carrier and multicarrier digital modulation techniques, optimal signal detection, channel estimation techniques, channel equalization algorithms, classical and modern channel coding schemes, coded modulation techniques, and iterative methods for channel equalization and decoding of channel codes.
Special features include:
- Important results previously scattered over a huge number of publications are now collected in a single volume
- A broad coverage of fundamental topics in wireless communications, taking into consideration both basic and advanced transmission techniques
- An historical perspective on various important research areas in the field of wireless communication techniques
- Highlights trends in various research areas in the field of wireless communications
SUPERCHARGE your understanding of ELECTRONICS
Learn electronics without getting your wires crossed! Electronics Demystified, Second Edition teaches you fundamental concepts and applications step by step.
This practical guide begins by covering voltage, current, resistance, impedance, admittance, and power supplies. The book goes on to discuss semiconductor diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, and signal amplifiers and oscillators. Wireless electronics is then addressed, including radio-frequency transmitters and receivers, telecommunications, and antennas. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key topics.
It’s a no-brainer! You’ll learn about:
- Ohm’s law
- Current and voltage in RL and RC circuits
- Oscillation and amplification
- Bipolar and field-effect transistors
- Radio-wave propagation
- Receiver and transmitter design
- Communications satellites and antennas
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Electronics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential subject.
About the Author
Stan Gibilisco has authored or co-authored more than 50 nonfiction books in the fields of electronics, general science, mathematics, and computing. He has worked as a technical writer in industry, as a shortwave radio broadcast station technician, as a radio-frequency design engineer, and as a magazine editor. One of Stan’s books, the Encyclopedia of Electronics (TAB Books, 1985), was named by the American Library Association (ALA) in its list of “Best References of the 1980s.” Another of his books, the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing (McGraw-Hill, 1995), was named as a “Best Reference of 1996” by the ALA.