Radio Propagation and Adaptive Antennas for Wireless Communication - PDF by sdfsb346f

VIEWS: 45 PAGES: 6

Radio Propagation and Adaptive Antennas for Wireless Communication

More Info
									Brochure
More information from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/363355/




Radio Propagation and Adaptive Antennas for Wireless
Communication Links: Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Ionospheric

Description:    Antennas and Propogation for Wireless Communication covers the basics of wireless communication
                system design with emphasis on antennas and propagation. It contains information on antenna
                fundamentals and the latest developments in smart antennas, as well as the radiation effects of
                hand-held devices.

                Antennas and Propogation for Wireless Communication provides a complete discussion of all the
                topics important to the design of wireless communication systems. Written by acknowledged
                authorities in their respective fields, the book deals with practical applications and presents real
                world examples. A solutions manual for college adopters accompanies the text. Ideal for engineers
                working in communication, antennas, and propagation for telecomm, military, and aerospace
                applications, as well as students of electrical engineering, this book covers all topics needed for a
                complete system design.

                Author information

                Nathan Blaunstein, PhD, DSc, is Professor of the Department of Communication Systems
                Engineering at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel. He has published more
                than 150 articles, six manuals, and six books, and holds five patents in wireless communications,
                optical and radio, and radars with applications in geophysics and medicine.

                Christos G. Christodoulou, PhD, is Professor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
                at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. He has published over 250 articles in journals,
                conferences, and book chapters; has coauthored three books; and holds three patents. His
                research interests are in the areas of modeling of electromagnetic systems, reconfigurable systems,
                machine learning applications in electromagnetics, and smart antennas.



Contents:       Preface.


                Chapter One: Fundamentals of Radio Communications.        .

                 1.1. Radio Communication Link.
                 1.2. Frequency Band for Radio Communications.
                 1.3. Noise in Radio Communication Links.
                 1.4. Main Propagation Characteristics.
                 1.5. Problems in Adaptive Antennas Application.
                 Bibliography.


                Chapter Two: Antenna Fundamentals.       .

                 2.1. Radiation Pattern.
                 2.2. Field Regions of an Antenna.
                 2.3. Radiation Intensity.
                 2.4. Directivity and Gain.
                 2.5. Polarization.
                 2.6. Terminal Antennas in Free Space.
                 2.7. Antenna Types.
                 Bibliography.


                Chapter Three: Fundamentals of Wave Propagation in Random Media.         .
 3.1. Main Wave Equations and Random Functions.
 3.2. The Perturbation Method for Multiple Scattering.
 The Mean Perturbed Propagator.
 The Mean Double Propagator.
 Mass Operator and Dyson Equation.
 3.3. An Exact Solution of 1D-Equation.
 3.4. Approximations of the Perturbation Method.
 3.5. Random Taylor Expansion at Short Wavelengths.
 3.6. An Exact Solution of the Scalar Wave Equation. Approximate Evaluations of the Functional
Integral (3.137).
 3.7. The Electromagnetic Wave Equation.
 3.8. Propagation in Statistically Inhomogeneous Media.
 3.9. Propagation in Homogeneous Anisotropic Media.
 Bibliography.


Chapter Four: Electromagnetic Aspects of Wave Propagation over Terrain.    .

4.1. Waves Propagation in Free Space.
4.2. Path Loss in Free Space.
4.3. Radio Propagation Above Flat Terrain.
4.4. Propagation Above Rough Terrain Under LOS Conditions.
4.5. Propagation Above a Smooth Curved Terrain.
4.6. Effect of a Single Obstacle Placed on a Flat Terrain.
Bibliography.


Chapter Five: Terrestrial Radio Communications   .

5.1. Characterization of the Terrain.
5.2. Propagation Scenarios in Terrestrial Communication Links.
5.3. Propagation over a Flat Terrain in LOS Conditions. 5.4. Propagation over a Hilly Terrain in
NLOS Conditions.
5.5. Effect of a Building on the Radio Propagation Channel.
5.6. Propagation in Rural Forest Environments.
5.6.1. A Model of Multiple Scattering in a Forested Area.
5.6.2. Comparison with Other Models.
5.7. Propagation in Mixed Residential Areas.
5.8. Propagation in Urban Environments.
Bibliography.


Chapter Six: Effects of the Troposphere on Radio Propagation.   .

6.1. Main Propagation Effects of the Troposphere as a Spherical Layered Gaseous Continuum.
6.2. Effects of the Hydrometeors on Radio Propagation in the Troposphere.
6.3. Effects of Tropospheric Turbulences on Radio Propagation.
6.4. Link Budget Design for Tropospheric Communication Links.
Bibliography.


Chapter Seven: Ionospheric Radio Propagation.    .

7.1. Main Ionospheric Effects on Radio Propagation.
7.2. Effects of the Inhomogeneous Ionosphere on Radio Propagation.
7.3. Back and Forward Scattering of Radio Waves by Small-Scale Ionospheric Inhomogeneities.
Bibliography.


Chapter Eight: Indoor Radio Propagation.   .

8.1. Main Propagation Processes and Characteristics.
8.2. Modeling of Loss Characteristics in Various Indoor Environments.
8.3. Link Budget Design Verification by Experimental Data.
Bibliography.


Chapter Nine: Adaptive Antennas for Wireless Networks.       .

9.1. Antenna Arrays.
9.2. Beamforming Techniques.
9.3. Adaptive Antenna for Wireless Communication Applications.
9.4. Network Performance Improvement Using an Antenna Array.
Summary.
Bibliography.


Chapter Ten: Prediction of Signal Distribution in Space, Time and Frequency Domains in Radio
Channels for Adaptive Antenna Applications. .

10.1. Predicting Models for Indoor Communication Channels.
10.2. Predicting Models for Outdoor Communication Channels.
10.3. Experimental Verification of Signal Power Distribution in Azimuth, Elevation, and Time Delay
Domains.
10.4. Signal Power Spectra Distribution in Frequency Shift Domain.
Bibliography.


Chapter Eleven: Multipath Fading Phenomena in Land Wireless Links.    .

11.1. Prediction of Loss Characteristics for Land Radio Links.
11.2. Link Budget Design for Various Land Environments.
11.3. Characterization of Multipath Radio Channel by Rician Factor.
11.4. Main Algorithm of Radio Coverage (Radio Map) Design.
Bibliography.


Chapter Twelve: Cellular Communication Networks Design Based on Radio Propagation Phenomena.
.

 12.1. Grade of Service (GOS) Design Operating in Multipath Fading Environment.    12.2.
Propagation Aspects of Cell Planning.
 12.3. Prediction of Parameters of Information Data Stream.
 Channel Capacity and Spectral Efficiency.
 Relations Between Main Parameters.
 Bibliography.


Chapter Thirteen: Prediction of Operational Characteristics of Adaptive Antennas. 13.1.
Experimental Verification of Signal Distribution in Azimuth, Time Delay, and Doppler Shift Domains.
.

13.2. Prediction of Adaptive Antenna Characteristics Based on Unified Stochastic Approach.
Bibliography.


Chapter Fourteen: LandSatellite Communication Links.     .

14.1.   Objective.
14.2.   Type of Signals in LandSatellite Communication Links.
14.3.   Statistical Models.
14.4.   PhysicalStatistical Models.
14.5.   The Unified Algorithm for Fading Phenomena Prediction.
14.6.   Mega-Cell Concept for Land Satellite Communication Links.
14.7.   Mega-Cell Global Networks Design.
            Summary
            Bibliography
            Index




Ordering:   Order Online - http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/363355/

            Order by Fax - using the form below

            Order by Post - print the order form below and sent to

                           Research and Markets,
                           Guinness Centre,
                           Taylors Lane,
                           Dublin 8,
                           Ireland.
                                                          Page 1 of 2

Fax Order Form
To place an order via fax simply print this form, fill in the information below and fax the completed form to 646-607-
1907 (from USA) or +353-1-481-1716 (from Rest of World). If you have any questions please visit

http://www.researchandmarkets.com/contact/

Order Information
Please verify that the product information is correct.


               Product Name:           Radio Propagation and Adaptive Antennas for Wireless Communication Links:
                                       Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Ionospheric
               Web Address:            http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/363355/
               Office Code:            OC8HKONOQQWWW

Product Format
Please select the product format and quantity you require:


                                   Quantity

               Hard Copy:                EURO €144.00 + Euro €25.00 Shipping/Handling




Contact Information
Please enter all the information below in BLOCK CAPITALS


      Title:                  Mr              Mrs            Dr         Miss              Ms         Prof

      First Name:                                                 Last Name:

      Email Address: *

      Job Title:

      Organisation:

      Address:

      City:

      Postal / Zip Code:

      Country:

      Phone Number:

      Fax Number:

     * Please refrain from using free email accounts when ordering (e.g. Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL)
                                                              Page 2 of 2

Payment Information
Please indicate the payment method you would like to use by selecting the appropriate box.

          Pay by credit card:                     American Express

                                                  Diners Club

                                                  Master Card

                                                  Visa
                                           Cardholder's Name

                                           Cardholder's Signature

                                           Expiry Date

                                           Card Number

                                           CVV Number

                                           Issue Date
                                           (for Diners Club only)




          Pay by check:                    Please post the check, accompanied by this form, to:

                                           Research and Markets,
                                           Guinness Center,
                                           Taylors Lane,
                                           Dublin 8,
                                           Ireland.


                                           Please transfer funds to:
          Pay by wire transfer:
                                           Account number                   833 130 83
                                           Sort code                        98-53-30
                                           Swift code                       ULSBIE2D
                                           IBAN number                      IE78ULSB98533083313083
                                           Bank Address                 Ulster Bank,
                                                                        27-35 Main Street,
                                                                        Blackrock,
                                                                        Co. Dublin,
                                                                        Ireland.


     If you have a Marketing Code please enter it below:


           Marketing Code:


      Please note that by ordering from Research and Markets you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions at
     http://www.researchandmarkets.com/info/terms.asp



                                              Please fax this form to:
                                  (646) 607-1907 or (646) 964-6609 - From USA
                          +353 1 481 1716 or +353 1 653 1571 - From Rest of World

								
To top