Power Line Communications: Principles, Standards and Applications from Multimedia to Smart Grid

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 13, 2016 - Technology & Engineering - 618 pages
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This second edition of Power Line Communications will show some adjustments in content including new material on PLC for home and industry, PLC for multimedia, PLC for smart grid and PLC for vehicles. Additional chapters include coverage of Channel Characterization, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Coupling, and Digital Transmission Techniques. This book will provide the reader with a wide coverage of the major developments within the field. With contributions from some of the most active researchers on PLC, the book brings together a wealth of international experts on specific PLC topics.
 

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Contents

List of Contributors
2
Channel Characterization
8
Contents
28
Contents vii
121
1
178
Contents
179
Contents ix
188
4
223
Medium Access Control and Layers Above in PLC
386
PLC for Home and Industry Automation
449
2
473
PLC for Smart Grid
509
PLC for Vehicles
562
11
582
21
590
Copyright

5
261

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Lutz Lampe, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada. Dr Lampe received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Erlangen, Germany, in 2002. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2007 and Professor in 2010. His main research interests lie in the areas of communications and information theory applied to wireless and power-line transmission. Dr. Lampe was awarded the prestigious UBC Killam Research Prize in 2008. He is an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, and an Editor for the International Journal on Electronics and Communications.

Andrea Tonello, Professor, Wireless and Power Line Communications Laboratory, Department of Electrical, Mechanical and Management Engineering, UniversitÓ di Udine, Italy. Dr Tonello received the doctor of enginering degree in electronics and the doctor of research degree in telecommunications from the University of Padova. His research activity focuses on wireless and power line communications with emphasis to PHY and MAC layers. The main research areas include Next generation wireless systems, Next Generation wireless systems, Power Line Communications, and Smart Grids.

Theo G. Swart, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr Swart received the D. Ing. degree in 2006 from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Since 2007, he has been employed as a Senior Researcher with the Telecommunications Research Group, University of Johannesburg. His research interests include digital communications, power-line communications, and error-correction coding.

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