Practical Antenna Handbook 5 e

Practical Antenna Handbook 5 e Author Joseph Carr
ISBN-10 9780071639583
Year 2011-10-25
Pages 784
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional

THE DEFINITIVE ANTENNA REFERENCE--FULLY REVISED AND EXPANDED! Design and build your own antennas with the help of this unique guide. Updated and revised to provide clear answers to questions frequently asked by hobbyists and electronics technicians, Practical Antenna Handbook, Fifth Edition blends theoretical concepts with hands-on experience--requiring only high school mathematics Reorganized to flow logically from broad physical principles to specific antenna design and construction techniques, the book begins by covering the fundamentals. Then the half-wave dipole is discussed both as an excellent antenna in its own right and as a conceptual tool for predicting the performance of other designs. Transmission line impedance matching techniques--and a companion Smith chart tutorial--lead into "must have" accessories for tuning, monitoring, and troubleshooting antenna system performance. Other tools, such as antenna modeling software and network analyzer add-ons for PCs and Macs, are addressed, and concluding chapters offer fresh insights into support structures and installation techniques. NEW TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE: Characteristics of all-driven and parasitic arrays Beverages and small MF/HF receiving loops Top-loaded shunt-fed towers and other verticals Theory and design of Yagi beams Effect of real ground on propagation and antenna patterns, impedance, and efficiency Lightning protection and four kinds of ground systems Zoning and restrictive covenants COVERS A WIDE VARIETY OF ANTENNAS: Dipoles and inverted-Vs Quads, delta, and NVIS loops Wire arrays (bobtail curtain, half-square, rhombic) Verticals and shunt-fed towers Rotatable Yagi beams MF/HF receiving antennas (flag, pennant, K9AY, Beverage) Mobile and portable antennas VHF/UHF/microwave antennas And many more GO TO WWW.MHPROFESSIONAL.COM/CARR5 FOR: * Tables of worldwide geographic coordinates and antenna dimensions vs. frequency * Supplier updates * Author's blog * Additional photographs and schematics * Links to tutorials and specialized calculators

Modern Antenna Design

Modern Antenna Design Author Thomas A. Milligan
ISBN-10 9780471720607
Year 2005-07-08
Pages 580
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons

A practical book written for engineers who design and use antennas The author has many years of hands on experience designing antennas that were used in such applications as the Venus and Mars missions of NASA The book covers all important topics of modern antenna design for communications Numerical methods will be included but only as much as are needed for practical applications


Antennas Author Yi Huang
ISBN-10 9780470772928
Year 2008-09-15
Pages 378
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons

Practical, concise and complete reference for the basics of modern antenna design Antennas: from Theory to Practice discusses the basics of modern antenna design and theory. Developed specifically for engineers and designers who work with radio communications, radar and RF engineering, this book offers practical and hands-on treatment of antenna theory and techniques, and provides its readers the skills to analyse, design and measure various antennas. Key features: Provides thorough coverage on the basics of transmission lines, radio waves and propagation, and antenna analysis and design Discusses industrial standard design software tools, and antenna measurement equipment, facilities and techniques Covers electrically small antennas, mobile antennas, UWB antennas and new materials for antennas Also discusses reconfigurable antennas, RFID antennas, Wide-band and multi-band antennas, radar antennas, and MIMO antennas Design examples of various antennas are provided Written in a practical and concise manner by authors who are experts in antenna design, with experience from both academia and industry This book will be an invaluable resource for engineers and designers working in RF engineering, radar and radio communications, seeking a comprehensive and practical introduction to the basics of antenna design. The book can also be used as a textbook for advanced students entering a profession in this field.

Microwave Circulator Design Second Edition

Microwave Circulator Design  Second Edition Author Douglas K. Linkhart
ISBN-10 9781608075836
Year 2014-02-01
Pages 386
Language en
Publisher Artech House

Circulator design has advanced significantly since the first edition of this book was published 25 years ago. The objective of this second edition is to present theory, information, and design procedures that will enable microwave engineers and technicians to design and build circulators successfully. This resource contains a discussion of the various units used in the circulator design computations, as well as covers the theory of operation. This book presents numerous applications, giving microwave engineers new ideas about how to solve problems using circulators. Design examples are provided, which demonstrate how to apply the information to real-world design tasks.

Boatowner s Mechanical and Electrical Manual

Boatowner s Mechanical and Electrical Manual Author Nigel Calder
ISBN-10 9781472947734
Year 2017-04-17
Pages 960
Language en
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

This manual takes both novice and experienced boatowner through minor to major repairs of electrical systems, engines, electronics, steering systems, generators, pumps, cookers, spars and rigging. When it was first published in 1990, the Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical Manual broke new ground. It was hailed as the first truly DIY manual for boatowners and has sold in its thousands ever since. There have been significant changes in boat systems since then, particularly electrical systems, and this fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect these developments and expand its predecessor's worldwide popularity. 'Probably the best technical reference and troubleshooting book in the world' Yachting Monthly 'It deserves to come standard with every boat' Yachting World

Internship Practicum and Field Placement Handbook

Internship  Practicum  and Field Placement Handbook Author Brian Baird
ISBN-10 9781317347484
Year 2015-07-14
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Routledge

The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook, Seventh Edition is a practical guide to the “real world” knowledge and skills that students need when they begin working in the field of mental health. This text guides interns through every phase of the internship process from finding placements to concluding relationships with clients and supervisors. Along the way students learn about ethics, clinical writing and record keeping, working with peers and supervisors, understanding diversity, and self care and safety. Following an evidence and competency based approach, the latest research findings are reviewed from the fields of psychology, social work and counseling.

The Cabling Handbook

The Cabling Handbook Author John R. Vacca
ISBN-10 0130883174
Year 2001-01
Pages 1310
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall Ptr

Revision includes coverage of cable industry, home networking and A+ certification.

Fundamental Astronomy

Fundamental Astronomy Author Hannu Karttunen
ISBN-10 9783662530450
Year 2016-11-08
Pages 550
Language en
Publisher Springer

Fundamental Astronomy is a well-balanced, comprehensive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. While emphasizing both the astronomical concepts and the underlying physical principles, the text provides a sound basis for more profound studies in the astronomical sciences. This is the fifth edition of the successful undergraduate textbook and reference work. It has been extensively modernized and extended in the parts dealing with extragalactic astronomy and cosmology. You will also find augmented sections on the solar system and extrasolar planets as well as a new chapter on astrobiology. Long considered a standard text for physical science majors, Fundamental Astronomy is also an excellent reference work for dedicated amateur astronomers.

Satellite Communications Systems

Satellite Communications Systems Author Gerard Maral
ISBN-10 9781119965091
Year 2011-08-24
Pages 742
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons

Revisions to 5th Edition by: Zhili Sun, University of Surrey, UK New and updated edition of this authoritative and comprehensive reference to the field of satellite communications engineering Building on the success of previous editions, Satellite Communications Systems, Fifth Edition covers the entire field of satellite communications engineering from orbital mechanics to satellite design and launch, configuration and installation of earth stations, including the implementation of communications links and the set-up of the satellite network. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of satellite communications systems engineering and discusses the technological applications. It demonstrates how system components interact and details the relationship between the system and its environment. The authors discuss the systems aspects such as techniques enabling equipment and system dimensioning and state of the art technology for satellite platforms, payloads and earth stations. New features and updates for the fifth edition include: More information on techniques allowing service provision of multimedia content Extra material on techniques for broadcasting, including recent standards DVB-RCS and DVB-S2 (Digital Video Broadcasting -Return Channel Satellite and -Satellite Version 2) Updates on onboard processing By offering a detailed and practical overview, Satellite Communications Systems continues to be an authoritative text for advanced students, engineers and designers throughout the field of satellite communications and engineering.

Handbook for Marine Radio Communication 5E

Handbook for Marine Radio Communication 5E Author Graham Lees
ISBN-10 9781134463848
Year 2013-07-04
Pages 376
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis

This new edition explains the GMDSS rules, regulations and procedures. The book contains the regulations drawn from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and it is a useful teaching aid for GMDSS topics thoroughly updated to explain: significant changes in operating procedures to GMDSS, improvements to communication equipment and the new opportunities they provide, including: Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), Inmarsat Fleet services amendments to GMDSS radio maintenance certificate. Also expanded to include sections on use of radio for: piracy and armed robbery attacks at sea, medical advice and assistance, Mede Vac; and contains updated and extended contact details of important organisations relevant to GMDSS.

Fundamentals of Electric Circuits

Fundamentals of Electric Circuits Author Charles K. Alexander
ISBN-10 0072977183
Year 2007
Pages 901
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional

For use in an introductory circuit analysis or circuit theory course, this text presents circuit analysis in a clear manner, with many practical applications. It demonstrates the principles, carefully explaining each step.

Pll Performance Simulation and Design

Pll Performance  Simulation and Design Author Dean Banerjee
ISBN-10 9781598581348
Year 2006-08
Pages 344
Language en
Publisher Dog Ear Publishing

This book is intended for the reader who wishes to gain a solid understanding of Phase Locked Loop architectures and their applications. It provides a unique balance between both theoretical perspectives and practical design trade-offs. Engineers faced with real world design problems will find this book to be a valuable reference providing example implementations, the underlying equations that describe synthesizer behavior, and measured results that will improve confidence that the equations are a reliable predictor of system behavior. New material in the Fourth Edition includes partially integrated loop filter implementations, voltage controlled oscillators, and modulation using the PLL.

A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking Author Dan O'Hair
ISBN-10 9781319019716
Year 2015-09-29
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Macmillan Higher Education

This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized text, from invention, research and organization, practice and delivery, to the different speech types. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect not only for the public speaking course, but also for any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community. This newly redesigned full-color edition offers even stronger coverage of the fundamentals of speechmaking, while also addressing the changing realities of public speaking in a digital world. It features fully updated chapters on online presentations and using presentation software, and a streamlined chapter on research in print and online.

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics 5th Edition

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics  5th Edition Author Stan Gibilisco
ISBN-10 9780071741354
Year 2011-06-17
Pages 752
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional

Up-to-date, easy-to-follow coverage of electricity and electronics In Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Fifth Edition, a master teacher provides step-by-step lessons in electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications. Detailed illustrations, practical examples, and hundreds of test questions make it easy to learn the material quickly. This fully revised resource starts with the basics and takes you through advanced applications, such as communications systems and robotics. Solve current-voltage-resistance-impedance problems, make power calculations, optimize system performance, and prepare for licensing exams with help from this hands-on guide. Updated for the latest technological trends: Wireless Systems Fiber Optics Lasers Space Communications Mechatronics Comprehensive coverage includes: Direct-Current Circuit Basics and Analysis * Resistors * Cells and Batteries * Magnetism * Inductance * Capacitance * Phase * Inductive and Capacitive Reactance * Impedance and Admittance * Alternating-Current Circuit Analysis, Power, and Resonance * Transformers and Impedance Matching * Semiconductors * Diode Applications * Power Supplies * Bipolar and Field-Effect Transistors * Amplifiers and Oscillators * Digital and Computer Basics * Antennas for RF Communications * Integrated Circuits * Electron Tubes * Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation * Acoustics and Audio Fundamentals * Advanced Communications Systems Make Great Stuff! TAB, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Professional, is a leading publisher of DIY technology books for makers, hackers, and electronics hobbyists.