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Principles of Modern Communication Systems

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  • Date Published: January 2017
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  • isbn: 9781316566565

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  • Written specifically for a one-semester course, this textbook introduces the physical and engineering principles of communication systems using an accessible, yet mathematically rigorous, approach. Beginning with valuable background material on signals and systems, and random processes, the text then guides students through the core topics, including amplitude modulation, pulse modulation, and noise. Key terms and formulae are highlighted throughout to help students identify essential points easily. Worked examples, practice problems, and review questions reinforce concepts and enable students to develop confidence in solving problems on their own. To help visualize the concepts discussed, MATLAB-based exercises and examples are provided throughout, supported by an introductory appendix for students who are new to MATLAB. Each chapter ends with a practical applications section, showing students how concepts are used in real-life communication scenarios and devices. Figures from the book and a solutions manual, password-protected for instructors, are available online.

    • Designed specifically for a one-semester course
    • Offers step-by-step derivations of key results
    • Includes end-of-chapter review questions, MATLAB exercises, and practice problems that mirror solved examples
    • Provides historical profiles at the beginnings of chapters
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    'Agbo and Sadiku have done it: they have written the most impressive textbook in the field of communications! Not only have they achieved the difficult task of being technically accurate, they have also achieved the almost impossible task of being easy for students to understand as well as being a fantastic aid to instructors in the field of communications!' Charles K. Alexander, Cleveland State University

    'Most classic textbooks on communication systems have too much material for a single semester and a lot is left unread. This simplified version gives a quick rundown of the essentials that every electrical and computer engineering student should know and it is easy to read.' Sudarshan Nelatury, Penn State University, Behrend

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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2017
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781316566565
    • contains: 237 b/w illus. 30 tables 266 exercises
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Signals and systems
    3. Amplitude modulation
    4. Angle modulation
    5. Pulse modulation and transmission
    6. Probability and random processes
    7. Noise in analog communications
    8. Noise in digital communication systems.

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    Samuel O. Agbo, Matthew N. O. Sadiku

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    Samuel O. Agbo, California Polytechnic State University
    Samuel Agbo is a Professor at California Polytechnic State University. His teaching and research are in the areas of communications, fiber optic communications and electronics. He is a member of the IEEE, the IEEE Communications Society, and the IEEE Photonics Society.

    Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Prairie View A & M University, Texas
    Matthew N. O. Sadiku is a Professor at Prairie View A&M University. His awards include the McGraw-Hill/Jacob Millman Award for outstanding contributions in the field of electrical engineering (2000), and the Regents Professor Award from Texas A&M University (2012–2013). He is the author of numerous papers as well as over 50 books, and is a registered Professional Engineer and a Fellow of the IEEE.

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