1st Edition

Get Certified A Guide to Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies

Edited By Syed A. Ahson, Mohammad Ilyas Copyright 2010
    504 Pages 179 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    504 Pages 179 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society designed the IEEE wireless communication engineering technologies (WCET) certification program to address the wireless industry’s growing need for communications professionals with practical problem-solving skills in real-world situations. Individuals who achieve this prestigious certification are recognized as possessing the required knowledge, skill, and abilities to meet wireless challenges in various industry, business, corporate, and organizational settings.

    Presenting contributions from 50 wireless communications experts from all corners of the world, Get Certified: A Guide to Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies provides an authoritative review of the seven areas of expertise covered on WCET exam. It supplies cutting-edge coverage of the broad range of topics related to wireless communications to facilitate the technical competency required to achieve certification. The text outlines industry agreements, standards, policies, and regulations including licenses and permits, health and safety, and compliance.

    With coverage ranging from basic concepts to research-grade material and future directions, the book provides a general overview of the evolution of wireless technologies, their impact on the profession, and common professional best practices. The book’s well-structured presentation along with suggestions for further information and study, make it an indispensible guide for attaining WCET certification and a comprehensive source of reference for wireless professionals to keep pace with ever-evolving technology and standards in the field.

    Introduction; Syed Ahson

    Access Methods; Bernd-Peter Paris

    Adaptation Techniques for Wireless Communication Systems; Huseyin Arslan

    Coding Techniques; Quazi Mehbubar Rahman and Mohamed Ibnkahla

    Modulation Methods; Gordon L. Stuber

    Cellular Systems; Lal C. Godara

    An Overview of cdma2000, WCDMA, and ED GE; Tero OjanperA and Steven D. Gray

    Universal Mobile for Telecommunication Systems; Mohamad Assaad and Djamal Zeghlache

    High-Speed Downlink Packet Access; Mohamad Assaad and Djamal Zeghlache

    IEEE 802.16-Based Wireless MAN; Sahar Ghazal and Jalel Ben-Othman

    3GPP Long-Term Evolution; Gabor Fodor, Andras Racz, Norbert Reider,Andras Temesvary, Gerardo Gomez David Morales-Jimenez, F. Javier Lopez-Martinez,Juan J. Sanchez, and Jose Tomas Entrambasaguas

    Mobile Internet Protocol; Andrianus Yofy and Watit Benjapolakul

    SIP: Advanced Media Integration; Marisol Hurtado, Andre Rios, Antoni Oller,

    Jesus Alcober, and Sebastia Sallent

    VoIP in a Wireless Mobile Network; Qi Bi, Yang Yang, and Qinqi ng Zhang

    IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS); Mojca Volk, Mitja Stular, Janez Bester, Andrej Kos, and Saso Tomazic

    Location-Based Services; Ben Falchuk, Dave Famolari, and Shoshana Loeb

    Authentication and Privacy in Wireless Systems; Thomas M. Chen and Nhut Nguyen

    Network Management Tools; Teresa Piliouras

    Blueprints and Guidelines for Telecommunication; Service Providers; Kornel Terplan and Paul Hoffmann

    Antenna Technology; James B. West

    Diversity; Arogyaswami J. Paulraj

    Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Systems in Wireless Communications; Sreco Plevel, Saso Tomažič, Tornaz Javornik, and G. Kandus



    This indispensible guide is written by Syed Ahson of Microsoft and Mohammed Ilyas of Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.