Introduction to Telecommunications

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Cengage Learning, Jun 8, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 480 pages
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This updated edition offers a thorough presentation of both the technical and business aspects of data and voice communications in a single volume. Comprehensive coverage explores all the latest telecommunications technologies and fundamentals, including project management and data/voice networks equipping readers with the big picture that is crucial to understanding how technology interacts with business in today’s information age. Real-world examples accompany all technical material, arming readers not only with theoretical information but the application of those concepts as well. The end result will be a global understanding of telecommunications that includes current and emerging technologies as well as traditional material.
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Contents

AN OVERVIEW OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
1
ELECTRONICS FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS
35
MODULATION
50
MULTIPLEXING
62
SUMMARY
72
VOICE COMMUNICATIONS
117
TRUNK SIGNALING
139
BUSINESS TELEPHONE SYSTEMS
148
ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSFER MODE ATM
268
PACKET OVER SONET PoS
275
SUMMARY
284
INTERNET AND CONVERGED NETWORKS
291
SUMMARY
326
NETWORK ADMINISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE
336
NETWORK SECURITY
342
CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT
353

NETWORK DESIGN PARAMETERS
155
WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
161
INTERNATIONAL WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
198
DATA COMMUNICATIONS
205
LAN CONFIGURATIONS
235
SUMMARY
248
TELECOM POLICY AND BUSINESS CONTRACTS
367
ACRONYMS
401
GLOSSARY
409
INDEX
437
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Anu Gokhale is a Professor of Electronics and Telecommunications for the Department of Technology at Illinois State University. Gokhale is the Secretary at the Central Illinois Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a Faculty Advisor at the Illinois State University Branch of the Institute of IEEE.

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