The Communications Handbook

2nd Edition

Jerry D. Gibson

CRC Press
Published April 29, 2002
Reference - 1616 Pages - 2 Color & 836 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849309670 - CAT# 0967


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  • Extensive revisions that reflect the many significant developments of the last six years
  • New chapters focusing on wireless technologies and next-generation networking
  • An impressive team of authors from around the world, all leaders in their fields
  • Unparalleled depth and breadth of coverage
  • Outstanding organization that makes it easy to find the information you need
  • A table of contents, references, and sections for Defining Terms and Further Information in each chapter
  • Summary

    For more than six years, The Communications Handbook stood as the definitive, one-stop reference for the entire field. With new chapters and extensive revisions that reflect recent technological advances, the second edition is now poised to take its place on the desks of engineers, researchers, and students around the world.

    From fundamental theory to state-of-the-art applications, The Communications Handbook covers more areas of specialty with greater depth that any other handbook available.

    • Telephony
    • Communication networks
    • Optical communications
    • Satellite communications
    • Wireless communications
    • Source compression
    • Data recording

    Expertly written, skillfully presented, and masterfully compiled, The Communications Handbook provides a perfect balance of essential information, background material, technical details, and international telecommunications standards. Whether you design, implement, buy, or sell communications systems, components, or services, you'll find this to be the one resource you can turn to for fast, reliable, answers.