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Introduction to Wireless Systems

P. M. Shankar

ISBN: 978-0-471-32167-5 October 2001 352 Pages


This exciting new book addresses the need for a text that presents a broad range of topics on wireless communication systems for undergraduate seniors and first year graduate students. Introduction to Wireless Systems is the first book to provide the basic analytical tools, fundamental physics, and communication theory needed to fully appreciate the field of wireless communications.

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Historical Overview of Wireless Systems.

Propagation Characteristics of Wireless Channels.

Modems for Wireless Communications.

Cells and Cellular Traffic.

Fading Mitigation in Wireless Systems.

Multiple-Access Techniques.

Appendix A: Topics in Signals and Systems.

Appendix B: Topics in Communications Theory.

Appendix C: Topics in Attenuation and Fading.