This exciting revision of Communication Systems, a classic text in the communications field, presents an introduction to electrical communication systems, including analysis methods, design principles, and hardware considerations The fifth edition has been updated to reflect current technology covering both analog and digital communication in this ever evolving field Conceptual descriptive thought questions have been added throughout the book as well as MATLAB questions and lecture Powerpoint files on the website The text covers both analog and digital communications It features worked examples and exercises for students to solve within chapters, helping them to master new concepts as they are introduced....
|Publisher||:||MCGRAW HILL BOOK CO Auflage Revised 1 Februar 2009|
|Number of Pages||:||267 Pages|
|File Size||:||866 KB|
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Communication Systems Reviews
I have read this book once i understood most of things, i need to put them together one more time. Please help me out.
I used an earlier edition of this text in the Communications Systems course at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (where Prof. Carlson was, at that time, the head of the Electrical Engineering Department) and found it to be a very good book. The explanations were concise and easy-to-understand. The book explains the underlying concepts well. The mathematical tools needed for the understanding of the concepts are introduced at the appropriate times.This book is used in the EE curricula at RPI and at Stanford University (in the EE 279 Introduction to Communication Systems course) and at other schools.For an EE student at the undergraduate level, this is an excellent introduction to communication systems and should help you understand quite a variety of topics dealing with both analog and digital communications.
This book is good for one who is locking for a mathematically extensive explanation of analog communication systems and basic digital systems. It lacks of real world applications and practical examples.I purchased the Forth Edition becuase my graduated-school teacher followed that edition for the class, but I had the chance to compare it to the Fifth Edition and it did not include major changes and up-to-date information yet... Still old staft with few to nothing real-world applications and examples.It also could be a good textbook for EE students without any knowledge in telecom systems, but not for those who already know the basis.
great book, a must
This is a very concise and self contained (introductory to intermediate level) communication analysis book. The author does present the communication concepts with a fair balance of mathematical derivations and engineering intuitive interpretation.
Beware the paperback version of this book. I don't know if all sellers are doing this but the seller I purchased from (The Book Depository) sent me the "international version" which apparently has somewhat different content than the "North American" version. Even worse, the back cover of the text explicitly states that this version should not be sold in North America. As I purchased this through the Amazon web site, I hold Amazon at least partially responsible.
This book is spectacularly poorly written for an introductory textbook. The author falls into the category of people who don't understand the difference between explaining a subject versus providing mathematical proofs through derivation. This book offers almost none of the former, and to compound the issue, has numerous additional flaws, given its purpose. It's written in such a dry, technical fashion, that you can read a chapter a dozen times and still have no better understanding of the topic than you did before you started.There is no distinction between equations that are part of a derivation and equations in their final form that you will use in a practical fashion for solving problems. There is no summary of information and equations at the end of each chapter either, and as a result, you will find yourself tearing your hair out hunting for what you need and finding it in bits and pieces at best, assuming you ever find it at all (the more likely scenario).The book also offers hardly any solved examples, and the few it has are skimmed through - as though the author forgot that this is an introductory text as opposed to running through an explanation quickly for other engineers.In short, the kindest thing I can say about this textbook is that it **may** be useful as a reference for people who already know the subject and are looking to refresh themselves on some of the derivations and proofs.It is absolutely useless as a textbook for anyone who is new to the subject matter.