ISBN-10:
1108470947
ISBN-13:
9781108470940
Pub. Date:
08/23/2018
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Foundations of Radio for Scientists and Technologists

Foundations of Radio for Scientists and Technologists

by Christopher John Coleman
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Overview

The 'go-to' text for non-specialists requiring a serious introduction to radio. Designed for those without a specialist theoretical background in electronic and electromagnetic engineering, it uses a holistic, physics-based approach to describe the theory underpinning radio science and engineering. It covers a wide range of topics, from fundamentals such as radio wave theory, the electronics of radio, antennas, and radio wave propagation, to software radio, spread spectrum, and MIMO. With a wealth of practical exercises and examples accompanying the book online, this is the ideal text for graduate students, professionals and researchers who work on radio systems and need to understand both the science and practice of radio.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108470940
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/23/2018
Pages: 246
Sales rank: 812,661
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Christopher John Coleman is an Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide and a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bath, having previously worked as a principal research scientist on Australia's Jindalee over-the-horizon radar project. He is the author of An Introduction to Radio Frequency Engineering (Cambridge, 2004) and Analysis and Modeling of Radio Wave Propagation (Cambridge, 2017).

Table of Contents

1. Electromagnetism; 2. Radio waves; 3. Tuned circuits; 4. Amplification; 5. Radio transmitters and receivers; 6. Digital techniques and software defined radio; 7. Transmission lines; 8. Antennas; 9. Radio wave propagation; 10. Modern radio systems.

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