Radio Receiver Design

By Robert Dixon

© 1998 – CRC Press

488 pages

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Hardback: 9780824701611
pub: 1998-08-27
US Dollars$297.00
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About the Book

Provides a fundamental understanding of current as well as future concepts and techniques essential for systematically defining and manufacturing a receiver that is flexible yet functional in today's world. An excellent introduction to communications and the role of receivers in conveying information.

Table of Contents

Introduction - communicating links and the receiver's role; modulation and bandwidth; receiver configurations; the superheterodyne receiver; amplifier design and application; mixer/converter design; local oscillator design; demodulator design and application; defining and measuring performance; receiving antennas; implementation with digital methods; level diagrams in receiver design; error detection and correction; receiver examples. Appendices: glossary; spread spectrum receivers; Gray codes; answers and questions; receiver applications and frequency ranges; wavelength (Zigma) and frequency; noise in a receiver's bandwidth; dBs, dBms, and other mysteries; power transfer and impedance match; grounding, bypassing, and shielding; simulating a QPSK modem; simulating RF systems using system view by Elanix.

About the Series

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC008010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Circuits / General