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Radio Antennas and Propagation: Radio Engineering Fundamentals / Edition 3850

Radio Antennas and Propagation: Radio Engineering Fundamentals / Edition 3850

by William GoslingWilliam Gosling


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This is the most modern, comprehensive and system-oriented text on radio engineering in print, by a pioneer in the field. Engineers and students need to use this book, which covers the physics of radio systems from a quantum mechanical point of view and offers a unique insight into radio engineering by showing not only how but why radio systems work.

Professor Gosling has spent a lifetime in industry and education, including time as Technical Director of Plessey, President of EUREL (European Convention of Engineering Societies), Past President of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, and Chair of Electronic Engineering at the University of Bath. He is currently Visiting Professor at the University of Bath. He has published eleven books and over fifty scientific papers.

  • Eminent author
  • Accessible treatment of a challenging subject
  • Together with 'Radio Spectrum Conservation' (1999) makes up Radio Engineering Fundamentals

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750637411
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/02/1998
Edition description: 3850th ed.
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 917,293
Product dimensions: 0.61(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Radio Frequency Energy
Electromagnetic sources
Simple antennas
More complex antennas
Antennas using conducting surfaces
Specialised antennas
Moving Quanta from Place to Place
Introduction to Various Propagation Environments
Describing the Earth's Atmosphere
The Troposphere
Where We Live
Near Earth Propagation
Radio Propagation in a Complex Urban Environment
Sky-wave Propagation
Artificial Sky-wave Propagation

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