ISBN 9780070703513,Microwave Transmission Networks

Microwave Transmission Networks



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780070703513

ISBN-10 0070703515


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 504 Pages
Language (English)


Fully revised for the latest North American and ITU standards, Microwave Transmission Networks, Second Edition covers all stages of terrestrial point-to-point microwave network build-out, from planning and feasibility studies to system deployment and testing. This definitive volume is thoroughly updated with new information, including details on the impact of Ethernet and IP communications on microwave links. Useful formulas for solving microwave design-related problems are contained in this practical resource. Find out how to: Plan, design, and build microwave point-to-point networks Determine network capacity, dimensions, architecture, budget, schedules, and work force requirements Understand microwave link engineering Calculate loss/attention, fading and fade margins, and link quality and availability Perform interference analysis Determine, procure, and install required hardware and power systems Manage the microwave project and its regulatory issues, ethical dilemmas, logistical concerns, and organizational challenges Test the microwave system throughout every stage of development and deployment Handle maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrades TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1. Transmission Network Fundamentals Chapter 2. Basics of Microwave Communications Chapter 3. Microwave Link Design Chapter 4. Planning the Microwave Network Chapter 5. Microwave Network Design Chapter 6. Microwave Deployment Chapter 7. Project Management Appendix A. American Cable Stranding Appendix B. Quick RF Reference Sheet Appendix C. Useful Physical Quantities and Units of Measurement Glossary