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Satellite Communications 4th Version by Roddy
Satellite Communications Contents
- Chapter 1. Overview of Satellite Programs
- Chapter 2. Orbits and Launching Strategies
- Chapter 3. The Geostationary Orbit
- Chapter 4. Radio Wave Propagation
- Chapter 5. Polarization
- Chapter 6. Antennas
- Chapter 7. The House Section
- Chapter 8. The Earth Section
- Chapter 9. Analog Indicators
- Chapter 10. Digital Indicators
- Chapter 11. Error Management Coding
- Chapter 12. The House Hyperlink
- Chapter 13. Interference
- Chapter 14. Satellite Entry
- Chapter 15. Satellites in Networks
- Chapter 16. Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) Tv
- Chapter 17. Satellite Cell and Specialised Providers
Preface to Satellite Communications PDF
As with earlier editions, the fourth version offers broad protection of satellite tv for pc communications, whereas sustaining ample depth to put the foundations for extra superior research.
Arithmetic is used as a descriptive device and to acquire numerical outcomes, however prolonged mathematical derivations are averted.
In organising numerical issues and examples the writer has made use of Mathcad™, a pc program, however the labored examples within the textual content are offered in regular algebraic notation, in order that different applications, together with programmable calculators, can be utilized.
The primary modifications in comparison with the earlier version are as follows. In Chap. 1 the sections on INTELSAT and polar-orbiting satellites, together with environmental and search and rescue, have been up to date.
Solar-synchronous orbits have been handled in additional element in Chap. 2. A brand new part on planar antennas and arrays, together with reflectarrays, and array switching has been added in Chap. 6. Chapter 8 consists of extra particulars on the C-band reception of tv indicators.
In Chap. 11, a extra detailed description is given of linear block codes, and new sections on the Shannon capability and turbo and low-density parity-check (LDPC) codes have been included.
Chapter 12 has a brand new part on inter-satellite hyperlinks (ISLs), together with optical hyperlinks. Chapter 15 has been extensively rewritten to incorporate extra fundamental particulars on networks and asynchronous switch mode (ATM) operation.
Chapter 16 covers excessive definition tv (HDTV) in additional element, and the Iridium cellular satellite tv for pc system, which is now below new possession, is described in Chap. 17. On this age of heightened safety issues, it has proved tough to get detailed technical data on satellite tv for pc programs and tools.
Particular thanks are, due to this fact, because of the following individuals and organizations that offered copies of technical papers, diagrams, and figures for the subjects listed:
Calabria; Thomas J. Braviak, Director, Advertising and marketing Administration, Aeroflex/KDI-Built-in Merchandise; Dr. Michael Parnes, Ascor, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; Dharmesh Patel, Radar Division Naval Analysis Laboratory.
Professor David Pozar, Electrical and Pc Engineering, the College of Massachusetts at Amherst; Dr. Bob Romanofsky, Antenna, Microwave, and Optical Programs Department, NASA Glenn Analysis Middle; Dr. Peter Schrock, Webmaster/Publications Consultant, JPL. ATM:
William D. Ivancic, Glenn Analysis Middle, and Lewis Analysis Middle, NASA; Dr.-Ing. Petia Todorova, Fraunhofer Institut FOKUS, Berlin. Turbo and LDPC codes: Dr. Alister G. Burr, Professor of Communications, Dept. of Electronics, College of York; Tony Summers, Senior Functions Engineer, Comtech AHA. HDTV:
Cathy Firebrace, Info Officer, the IEE, London U.Ok. INTELSAT: Travis S. Taylor, Company Communications, Intelsat, Washington, DC. Iridium system: Liz DeCastro, Company Communications Director, Iridium Satellite. Copas-Sarsat:
Cheryl Bertoia, Principal Operations Officer, Deputy Head, Cospas-Sarsat Secretariat, London, U.Ok., and Hannah Bermudez additionally of the Cospas-Sarsat Secretariat
And from the third version, because of Dr. Henry Driver of Pc Sciences Company for particulars referring to the calculation of geodetic place in Chap. 2.
Thanks additionally to the customers and reviewers who made options for corrections, additions, and enhancements. Errors shouldn’t happen, however they do, and the writer could be grateful if these are drawn to his consideration. He will be reached at [email protected]
The editorial staff at McGraw-Hill has contributed an excellent deal in getting the fourth version into print: thanks are as a consequence of Steve Chapman, the sponsoring editor; Diana Mattingly, editorial assistant; and Gita Raman, undertaking supervisor, for his or her assist, and their mild however persistent reminders to maintain the e book on schedule.
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