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Tables of Contents for Wireless Communications Design Handbook
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgments
ix
2
Preface
xi
2
Introduction
xiii
 
Chapter 1 Introduction to Satellite Systems and Personal Wireless Communications
1
30
1.0 Introduction
1
4
1.1 Overview of Satellite Communications
5
3
1.2 Launch Vehicles
8
4
1.3 Launch Vehicles for the Personal Wireless Communications Revolution
12
3
1.4 Mobile Satellite Communications Overview
15
16
Chapter 2 Astrodynamics of Satellites for Mobile Systems
31
17
2.0 Introduction
31
1
2.1 Two-Body Central Force Motion
31
2
2.2 Orbital Determination
33
5
2.3 Keplerian Orbits
38
3
2.4 Satellite Coverage
41
3
2.5 Some Terminology
44
4
Chapter 3 Attitude Control and Navigation
48
49
3.0 Introduction to Attitude Control in Satellites
48
2
3.1 Physical Principles of Sun Sensors
50
5
3.2 Reaction Wheels: Physical Principles
55
8
3.3 Intrinsic Noise in Operational Amplifiers
63
1
3.4 Star Camera: Physical Principles
64
2
3.5 Noise in Amplifier Circuits
66
3
3.6 Noise Sources
69
1
3.7 Simple Electromagnetic Noise Coupling
70
2
3.8 Common-Mode and Differential-Mode Currents
72
2
3.9 The Inertial Measurement Unit
74
23
Chapter 4 Satellite Power Subsystems and Noise in Power Electronics
97
44
4.0 Introduction
97
1
4.1 Solar Energy and Power
97
1
4.2 Solar Cells and Radiation
98
4
4.3 Solar Arrays
102
1
4.4 The Space Environment and Radiation Damage to Solar Cells
103
2
4.5 Switching Power Supplies and Converters
105
4
4.6 Noise in Switching Mode Power Supplies
109
25
4.7 Energy Storage: Batteries
134
7
Chapter 5 Command and Data Handling Subsystem
141
61
5.0 Introduction
141
1
5.1 Brief Satellite Command System
141
1
5.2 A More Detailed View of C&DH
142
6
5.3 Fundamentals of Modulation Theory and Coding
148
23
5.4 Worst Case Analysis Guidelines for Analog and Digital Design: Examples of Use in Command and Data Handling Subsystem
171
22
5.5 Noise Issues in Satellite Telecommunications Subsystems
193
9
Chapter 6 Noise Representations in Transponders and Multiple Access
202
20
6.0 Introduction
202
3
6.1 Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers in Satellite Transponders
205
3
6.2 Distortions in TWTAs
208
4
6.3 Multiple Access in Satellites
212
10
Chapter 7 Satellite Antennas
222
29
7.0 Introduction
222
1
7.1 Some Fundamentals in Antenna Theory
222
7
7.2 Antenna Factor and Electric Fields
229
1
7.3 Antenna Interference Coupling
230
3
7.4 Satellite Antenna Systems
233
9
7.5 Unfurlable Antennas for Use in Mobile Communications
242
7
7.6 Multibeam Frequency Reuse in Mobile Communications
249
2
Chapter 8 Space Environment and Interference
251
43
8.0 Introduction
251
1
8.1 Geosynchronous Environment
252
3
8.2 Auroral Environment
255
4
8.3 Effect of Electron Energy on Charging
259
1
8.4 Spacecraft Charging Effects
260
4
8.5 The Spacecraft as a Floating Probe
264
2
8.6 Charging Environments
266
2
8.7 Charging Currents
268
7
8.8 Differential Charging
275
5
8.9 Arcing
280
2
8.10 Determination of Path for Discharge Energy
282
4
8.11 Circuit Upset
286
3
8.12 Component Damage
289
5
References
294
3
Index
297