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Radiowave Propagation

Jacques Lavergnat, Michael Sylvain

ISBN: 978-0-471-49027-2 October 2000 308 Pages


Radio Wave Propagation provides an introduction to the study of the free propagation of electromagnetic waves. A good understanding of the propagation mechanisms is essential for the communications engineer and this text offers the necessary background knowledge. It emphasises the methods of establishing propagation models and covers the three basic elements: the nature of effective modelling, electromagnetism effects, and propagation devices.

Features include:

· Numerous problems and exercises accompanied by detailed solutions

· Discussion of the impact of this theory on communication systems such as mobile radio and satellite links

· Details the main aspects of propagation, measurements and applications.

Essential reading for communications engineers, electronic engineers and undergraduate and postgraduate students of telecommunications, electronic engineering and applied physics.
The How and Why of Propagation.

Pertinent Electromagnetic Effects.

The Media Concerned.

Applications in Telecommunication Services.

Solutions to Exercises.