Telecommunication Networks, 2nd Edition

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IET Digital Library

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  • Year: 1997

  • Format: Hardback

  • Product Code: PBTE0360

  • ISBN: 978-0-85296-884-0

  • Pagination: 520pp.

  • Stock Status: In stock

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Scope: Despite the growing literature on many aspects of communications technology, relatively little has been published on the functioning and planning of complete networks. The long-awaited 2nd edition of this seminal and bestselling telecommunications book is intended to fill that gap, discussing the structure and performance of networks in the context of the services they provide. It is written with the young engineer in mind, but will give professional specialists a deeper understanding of their work too. Much of the material has been developed from teaching within successive IEE Vacation Schools.

Book review

"An encyclopedic work & covering all aspects of telecommunications, from the historic to the economic. No facet of the field is omitted" Telecommunication Journal of Australia, 1998

Book contents

Introduction; Network structure; Transmission principles; Transmission systems; Switching principles; Digital-time-division switching systems; Stored-program control; Signalling; Numbering, routing and call charging; Teletraffic engineering; Private networks; Mobile communications; Packet switching; Integrated services digital networks; Broadband networks; Intelligent networks; Network performance; Network management; Network economics; Network planning; Case studies; Index.


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