Satellite Technology

Author: Anil K. Maini
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119957270
Release Date: 2011-06-09
Genre: Science

A comprehensive, single-source reference on satellite technology and its applications, Satellite Technology: Principles and Applications, Second Editionincludes the latest developments on the topic. Covering the features and facilities of satellites and satellite launch vehicles, with an emphasis on the fundamental principles and concepts, the authors provide readers with a complete understanding of the technology. This book explains the past, present and future satellite missions, as well as non-communication related applications. Coverage ranges from remote sensing and navigational uses to meteorological and military areas. This second edition contains an additional chapter on earth station design and gives extensive focus to space based weapon systems, satellite interference and future trends in satellite technology. Extra information has also been provided on all of the first edition’s topics to enhance the existing coverage. Fully updated new edition with latest technological developments Covers the full range of important applications such remote sensing, weather forecasting, navigational, scientific and military applications Amply illustrated with figures and photographs, this book also contains problems with solutions, which is of benefit students at undergraduate and graduate levels An indispensible book for professionals and students in the field of satellite technology Companion website provides a complete and updated compendium on satellites and satellite launch vehicles

Satellite Technology

Author: Anil K. Maini
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470033357
Release Date: 2007-01-29
Genre: Science

Offering readers a concise and yet comprehensive reference, Satellite Technology provides a unique coverage of both the principles and applications in this wide field. This book covers the technological and application aspects of satellites in one volume, ensuring not only extensive coverage of communications-related applications of satellites, but also other important applications such as remote sensing, weather forecasting, navigation, scientific and military. The essentials of satellite technology are explained, by giving an introduction to the fundamental topics such as orbits and trajectories, launch and in-orbit operations before going on to describe satellite hardware, communication techniques, multiple access techniques and link design. Topics range from the history and evolution of satellites, and the laws governing motion of artificial satellites around earth, to multiplexing techniques, satellite subsystems and link design fundamentals. Amply illustrated with a large number of figures and photographs, as well as relevant mathematics and design examples Contains a large number of problems with solutions, which would particularly benefit students at undergraduate and graduate levels Companion website provides a complete compendium on features and facilities of satellites and satellite launch vehicles from past, present and planned futuristic satellite missions for various applications The coverage of satellite technology together with its applications make the book an essential reference book for professionals, R&D scientists and engineers and students at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Satellite Technology

Author: Anil K. Maini
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118636374
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Science

Fully updated edition of the comprehensive, single-source reference on satellite technology and its applications Covering both the technology and its applications, Satellite Technology is a concise reference on satellites for commercial, scientific and military purposes. The book explains satellite technology fully, beginning by offering an introduction to the fundamentals, before covering orbits and trajectories, launch and in-orbit operations, hardware, communication techniques, multiple access techniques, and link design fundamentals. This new edition also includes comprehensive chapters on Satellite Networks and Satellite Technology – Emerging Trends. Providing a complete survey of applications, from remote sensing and military uses, to navigational and scientific applications, the authors also present an inclusive compendium on satellites and satellite launch vehicles. Filled with diagrams and illustrations, this book serves as an ideal introduction for those new to the topic, as well as a reference point for professionals. Fully updated edition of the comprehensive, single-source reference on satellite technology and its applications - remote sensing, weather, navigation, scientific, and military - including new chapters on Satellite Networks and Satellite Technology – Emerging Trends Covers the full range of satellite applications in remote sensing, meteorology, the military, navigation and science, and communications, including satellite-to-under sea communication, satellite cell-phones, and global Xpress system of INMARSAT The cross-disciplinary coverage makes the book an essential reference book for professionals, R&D scientists and students at post graduate level Companion website provides a complete compendium on satellites and satellite launch vehicles An ideal introduction for Professionals and R&D scientists in the field. Engineering Students. Cross disciplinary information for engineers and technical managers.

Satellite Networking

Author: Zhili Sun
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470870280
Release Date: 2005-12-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Satellite networking is an exciting and expanding field that has evolved significantly since the launch of the first telecommunications satellite, from telephone and broadcast to broadband ATM and Internet. With increasing bandwidth and mobility demands on the horizon, satellites have become an integral part of the Global Network Infrastructure (GNI). Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols provides a balanced coverage of satellite topics from a network point of view, focusing on network aspects, services and applications, quality of service (QoS) and principles and protocols. Introduces the basics of ATM and internet protocols, and characteristics of satellite networks and internetworking between satellite and terrestrial networks Discusses the real-time protocols including RTP, RTCP and SIP for real-time applications such as VoIP and MMC Coverage of new services and applications, internet traffic engineering and MPLS Examines IPv6 over satellite using tunnelling and translation techniques, evolution of earth stations, user terminals and network protocols, and development of satellite networking Includes a Companion Website featuring: Solutions manual, and electronic versions of the figures This text is essential reading for senior undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers in the fields of satellites, communications and networks. It will also have instant appeal to engineers, managers and operators in these fields.

Satellite Communications

Author: David Calcutt
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780340614488
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Satellites are increasingly used for global communications, as well as for radio and television transmissions. With the growth of mobile communications, and of digital technology, the use of satellite systems is set to expand substantially and already all students of electronics or communications engineering must study the subject. This book steers a middle path between offering a basic understanding of the process of communication by satellite and the methodology used; and the extensive mathematical analysis normally adopted in similar texts. It presents the basic concepts, using as much mathematical content as is necessary to make the process understandable. The principles introduced are backed up by examples of actual applications showing how professional systems engineers have achieved the required system performance capabilities. The practical systems chosen are representative of modern day applications and comprise an international communications system, an international maritime system and a regional system.

Satellite Systems

Author: Bruno Pattan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0442013574
Release Date: 1993-03-31
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This reader-friendly resource covers the broad spectrum of satellite principles and their associated technologies. While other books limit their coverage to specialized services or to satellite payloads such as communication satellites, Satellite Systems focuses upon the methodology of launching satellites, keeping them there, the environments under which they operate, and other facets particular to their operation. Pattan's detailed, elaborate approach does not assume that the reader is versed in esoteric mathematics. Satellite Systems is specific enough to be a valuable working-tool to scientists and engineers in related fields, yet general enough to be accessible to students and interested lay people. Pattan throughly explores the concepts and technologies of satellite systems in simple, direct terms. Satellite Systems includes precise coverage of: *various orbits and the services they provide *international launch of vehicles and launch sites *phased array antennas for satellite network applications *mobile satellite services from land vehicles, aircraft, and ships *low orbit satellites for telecommunication and position determination applications *international frequency allocations for satellite control, payload management, and status *geometric relationships between satellite and Earth stations used in interference analysis, orbit determination, and location *the hostile environments in which satellites operate and cope *and much more Satellite Systems is a self-contained, extensive introduction that offers professionals and advanced undergraduate and graduate students of satellite systems the tools they need for in-depth understanding of the complexities of the subject. It is ideal as both a reference and a training text for engineers, technicians, communication lawyers, weather professionals, telecommunications experts, students, and anyone interested insatellites and satellite technology.

Satellite Communications

Author: Anil Kumar Maini
Publisher:
ISBN: 812652071X
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Artificial satellites in telecommunication

Market_Desc: Primary: Undergraduate and graduate level students of Electronics and Telecommunications, IT professionals, people interested in book on DVB technology.Secondary: Postgraduate students on digital communications technology courses Special Features: · Provides a comprehensive, single-source reference on satellite communication and its applications.· Discusses satellite orbits and trajectories, launch and in-orbit operations, hardware, communication techniques, multiple access techniques, and link design fundamentals.· Covers the full range of satellite applications in remote sensing, meteorology, the military, navigation and science, as well as in communications.· Covers the subject of satellite communication in entirety.· Highly accurate, complete and comprehensive coverage of the subject with all latest information incorporated.· Emphasis on fundamental principles and concepts.· Lucid and reader-friendly language.· Ideal test book for engineering students of electronics and communication and indispensable reference for professionals.· Excellent pedagogy that includes:· More than 80 solved problems.· More than 200 multiple-choice questions, review questions and practice problems.· Beautifully illustrated book with more than 400 photographs and figures.· Optimum balance of qualitative and quantitative problem set. About The Book: The text is an up-to-date and comprehensive title in the field of satellite communication technology and applications. It offers full coverage of the theoretical and practical concepts of the communication satellites and also briefly talks about the other applications including remote sensing, weather forecasting, navigation, scientific and military. The essentials of satellite technology are explained by giving an introduction to the fundamental topics such as orbits and trajectories, launch and in-orbit operations before going on to describe satellite hardware. Communication-related topics like modulation and multiplexing techniques, multiple access techniques, link design, satellite access, earth station design and applications of communication satellites are covered in great depth. Other applications of satellites are also explained in the book which makes this book an essential buy for professionals and students alike.

Understanding GPS

Author: Elliott Kaplan
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580538954
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Electronic books

This thoroughly updated second edition of an Artech House bestseller brings together a team of leading experts who provide you with a current and comprehensive treatment of the Global Positioning System (GPS). The book covers all the latest advances in technology, applications, and systems. The second edition includes new chapters that explore the integration of GPS with vehicles and cellular telephones, new classes of satellite broadcast signals, the emerging GALILEO system, and new developments in the GPS marketplace. This single-source reference provides both a quick overview of GPS essentials and an in-depth treatment of advanced topics. The book guides you in developing new applications and shows you how to evaluate their performance. It explains all the differential GPS services available to let you decide which is best for particular applications. You learn how to build GPS receivers and integrate them into navigational and communications equipment. Moreover, this unique volume helps you determine how technology is affecting the marketplace and where best to invest your company's resources.

Satellite Orbits

Author: Oliver Montenbruck
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642583513
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Science

This modern presentation guides readers through the theory and practice of satellite orbit prediction and determination. Starting from the basic principles of orbital mechanics, it covers elaborate force models as well as precise methods of satellite tracking. The accompanying CD-ROM includes source code in C++ and relevant data files for applications. The result is a powerful and unique spaceflight dynamics library, which allows users to easily create software extensions. An extensive collection of frequently updated Internet resources is provided through WWW hyperlinks.

Digital Electronics

Author: Anil K. Maini
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047051051X
Release Date: 2007-09-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The fundamentals and implementation of digital electronics are essential to understanding the design and working of consumer/industrial electronics, communications, embedded systems, computers, security and military equipment. Devices used in applications such as these are constantly decreasing in size and employing more complex technology. It is therefore essential for engineers and students to understand the fundamentals, implementation and application principles of digital electronics, devices and integrated circuits. This is so that they can use the most appropriate and effective technique to suit their technical need. This book provides practical and comprehensive coverage of digital electronics, bringing together information on fundamental theory, operational aspects and potential applications. With worked problems, examples, and review questions for each chapter, Digital Electronics includes: information on number systems, binary codes, digital arithmetic, logic gates and families, and Boolean algebra; an in-depth look at multiplexers, de-multiplexers, devices for arithmetic operations, flip-flops and related devices, counters and registers, and data conversion circuits; up-to-date coverage of recent application fields, such as programmable logic devices, microprocessors, microcontrollers, digital troubleshooting and digital instrumentation. A comprehensive, must-read book on digital electronics for senior undergraduate and graduate students of electrical, electronics and computer engineering, and a valuable reference book for professionals and researchers.

The Satellite Communication Applications Handbook Second Edition

Author: Bruce R. Elbert
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580534901
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Since the publication of the best-selling first edition of the Satellite Communication Applications Handbook, the satellite industry has experienced explosive growth thanks to a flood of innovations in consumer electronics, broadcasting, the Internet, transportation, and broadband telecommunications. This second edition covers all the latest advances in satellite technology and applications and features new chapters on mobile digital audio radio and VSAT networks. It updates and expands upon the engineering and management topics that made the first edition a must-have for every satellite communications professional as well as network architects. Engineers get the latest technical details into operations, architectures, and systems components. Managers are brought up to date with the latest business applications as well as regulatory and legal decisions affecting domestic and international markets. the treatment is also of value to marketing, legal, regulatory, and financial and operations professionals who must gain a clear understanding of the capabilities and issues associated with satellite space and ground facilities and services.

Satellite Communications Network Design and Analysis

Author: Kenneth Y. Jo
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781608071951
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Artificial satellites in telecommunication

This authoritative book provides a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of satellite communications (SATCOM) network design and performance assessments. You find discussions on a wide class of SATCOM networks using satellites as core components, as well as coverage key applications in the field. This in-depth resource presents a broad range of critical topics, from geosynchronous Earth orbiting (GEO) satellites and direct broadcast satellite systems, to low Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites, radio standards and protocols.This invaluable reference explains the many specific uses of satellite networks, including small-terminal wireless and mobile communications systems. Moreover, this book presents advanced topics such as satellite RF link analyses, optimum transponder loading, on-board processing, antenna characteristics, protected systems, information assurance, and spread spectrums. You are introduced to current and future SATCOM systems and find details on their performance supportabilities. This cutting-edge book also presents trends in multimedia satellite applications and IP services over satellites.

Low Earth Orbit Satellite Design

Author: George Sebestyen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319683157
Release Date: 2018-02-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

In recent decades, the number of satellites being built and launched into Earth’s orbit has grown immensely, alongside the field of space engineering itself. This book offers an in-depth guide to engineers and professionals seeking to understand the technologies behind Low Earth Orbit satellites. With access to special spreadsheets that provide the key equations and relationships needed for mastering spacecraft design, this book gives the growing crop of space engineers and professionals the tools and resources they need to prepare their own LEO satellite designs, which is especially useful for designers of small satellites such as those launched by universities. Each chapter breaks down the various mathematics and principles underlying current spacecraft software and hardware designs.

Satellite Communication Systems

Author: M. Richharia
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781349149643
Release Date: 2017-03-01
Genre: Electrical engineering

This state-of-the art guide offers an in-depth treatment of the elements and components that comprise satellite communication systems. The book takes the reader step-by-step through the principles and methods of system design - all in easy-to-understand language avoiding long mathematical derivations.

Radio Frequency Principles and Applications

Author: Albert A. Smith
Publisher: IEEE
ISBN: 0780369009
Release Date: 1998-12-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Now in one convenient volume you can have all the information you need on real-world applications of electromagnetic theory, including the prediction, analysis, and measurement of electromagnetic fields and their effects. Radio Frequency Principles and Applications will guide you from the basics of electromagnetic theory to a full range of new and vital applications.