Wireless Design Publications
Wireless Design Reference Manual, 1st Edition
Who Should Purchase This Manual? Beginners and veteran designers, consultants, engineers, and end users interested in wireless networks. Candidates for BICSI?s RCDD/Wireless Design Specialty.
CD ISBN: 1-928886-24-8
The ultimate resource in wireless design, BICSI?s new Wireless Design Reference Manual (WDRM) contains the technical know-how to plan, design, and implement a wide spectrum of wireless design projects. The manual is the cornerstone of the new RCDD/Wireless Design Specialty.
Carefully researched and precisely written by subject matter experts, the WDRM continues the BICSI tradition of providing the most up-to-date standards-based and vendor-neutral material. The printed version of the manual is now available; the CD-ROM version will be available in August 2004.
Indexed and illustrated with a complete bibliography, the WDRM contains 10 chapters, approximately 800 pages, more than 240 figures and tables. It provides in-depth information on the following topics:
Introduction to Wireless Design Pros and cons of wireless technology, services and applications, preparing RFQs/ RFPs Wireless Regulations, Standards, Codes, and Organizations Explanation of the international regulatory organizations affecting wireless technologies. Description of codes and standards. Overview of Wireless Fundamentals Sample Chapter - PDF History, frequency, wavelength, and electromagnetic spectrum, mathematics for wireless design, radio frequency (RF) theory, environment and system topologies. Components of a Wireless System Transmitter, receivers and transceivers, antenna theory and types, cable and wave guides, connectors and accessories. General Wireless Design Considerations Site surveys and environmental conditions, tools and techniques, safety, building, zoning, licensing. Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint Systems Terrestrial microwave, fixed broadband wireless, free space optics, satellite. Distributed Antenna Systems Infrastructure components, head end equipment, filters, signal amplification, antenna selection, cables, connectors, and accessories. Cellular and Paging Systems Evolution, site survey procedures, discussion of the architecture, components, functionality of a variety of systems. Personal Area Networks Definition and the application of technology of Infrared and Bluetooth®. Wireless Local Area Networks Overview and discussion of transmission speeds, frequencies, dates of standardization, drop-off data rates, power limits, signaling types, channel structures, techniques and licensing of various frequencies.