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Introduction to Wireless Systems

Introduction to Wireless Systems
Author: P. M. Shankar
ISBN 13: 9780471321675
ISBN 10: 471321672
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2001-10-08
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 352
List Price: N/A


With more than 115 million users of wireless technologies in the United States, there is simply no faster growing and more exciting area in telecommunications today. Now, P.M. Shankar's INTRODUCTION TO WIRELSS SYSTEMS equips you with the necessary training you need to explore this dynamic field.

This unique text is the first and only introduction to wireless systems written specifically for undergraduate students.. The text helps you learn the science and engineering of mobile and wireless communication by clearly developing analytical tools, fundamental physics, and communication theory. Coverage spans the complete range of topics related to modern wireless communications, including propagation effects, wireless modems, cells and cell design, diversity, dispersion, fading, multiplexing techniques, 3G systems, OFDM systems, Bluetooth wireless networks, and more.


  • Many worked-out examples make the concepts easier to understand.

  • MATLAB-based exercise sets enable you to put theory into practice, vary parameters, and explore the resulting changes in the characteristic features of wireless signals.

  • Numerous exercises and problem material in every chapter.

  • Comprehensive coverage addresses the full range of wireless technologies, techniques, tools, and principles.

  • Chapter summaries help you review key concepts.

  • A Comprehensive list of reference allows you to explore topics in greater detail.