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Digital Communications: Fundamentals and Applications, 3rd Edition

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Features

  • Step-by-step coverage helps you master every key digital communications technology, concept, and technique 
  • Covers trellis-coded modulation, fading channels, Reed-Solomon codes, encryption, performance maximization techniques, and much more 
  • Adds coverage of Partial Response Coding, Low-Density Parity Check (LDPC) Codes, OFDM, MIMO, LTE wireless, Software Defined Radio, and 5G, plus three new appendices 
  • Updated CD-ROM contains valuable MathWorks software for students 
  • Solutions Manual will be available for instructors to download from Pearson.com/us 

Description

  • Copyright 2021
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 1104
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-458856-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-458856-8

The Best-Selling Introduction to Digital Communications: Thoroughly Revised and Updated for OFDM, MIMO, LTE, and More

With remarkable clarity, Drs. Bernard Sklar and fred harris introduce every digital communication technology at the heart of todays wireless and Internet revolutions, with completely new chapters on synchronization, OFDM, and MIMO.

Building on the fields classic, best-selling introduction, the authors provide a unified structure and context for helping students and professional engineers understand each technology, without sacrificing mathematical precision. They illuminate the big picture and details of modulation, coding, and signal processing, tracing signals and processing steps from information source through sink. Throughout, readers will find numeric examples, step-by-step implementation guidance, and diagrams that place key concepts in clear context.

  • Understand signals, spectra, modulation, demodulation, detection, communication links, system link budgets, synchronization, fading, and other key concepts
  • Apply channel coding techniques, including advanced turbo coding and LDPC
  • Explore multiplexing, multiple access, and spread spectrum concepts and techniques
  • Learn about source coding: amplitude quantizing, differential PCM, and adaptive prediction
  • Discover the essentials and applications of synchronization, OFDM, and MIMO technology

More than ever, this is an ideal resource for practicing electrical engineers and students who want a practical, accessible introduction to modern digital communications.
This Third Edition includes online access to additional examples and material on the books website.

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Bonus content download: Online Chapter and Appendices (5.2 MB .zip)

Contents include the following .pdf files:
   Appendix A: A Review of Fourier Techniques
   Appendix B: Fundamentals of Statistical Decision Theory
   Appendix C: Response of Correlators to White Noise
   Appendix D: Often-Used Identities
   Appendix E: s-Domain, z-Domain, and Digital Filtering
   Appendix F: OFDM Symbol Formation with an N-Point Inverse Discrete Fourier Transform (IDFT)
   Appendix G: List of Symbols
   Chapter 17: Encryption and Decryption

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Encryption and Decryption in Digital Communications

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Table of Contents

  • 1. Signals and Spectra
  • 2. Formatting and Baseband Modulation
  • 3. Baseband Demodulation/Detection
  • 4. Bandpass Modulation and Demodulation/Detection
  • 5. Communications Link Analysis
  • 6. Channel Coding I: Waveform Codes and Block Codes
  • 7. Channel Coding II: Convolutional Codes and Reed-Solomon Codes
  • 8. Channel Coding III: Turbo Codes and Low-Density Parity Check (LDPC) Codes
  • 9. Modulation and Coding Trade offs
  • 10. Synchronization
  • 11. Multiplexing and Multiple Access
  • 12. Spread Spectrum Techniques
  • 13. Source Coding
  • 14. Fading Channels
  • 15. The ABCs of OFDM
  • 16. The Magic of MIMO

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