I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Contemporary Communication. 2. Modes of Telecommunication. II. SIGNALS. 3. Baseband Signals. 4. Modulated Signals. III. BUILDING BLOCKS. 5. Bearers. 6. Multiplexers and Subscriber Lines. 7. Data Communication. 8. Open Systems Architecture. IV. NETWORKS. 9. Transfer Modes. 10. Telephone Networks. 11. Wireless Networks. 12. LANs, MANs, and Internet. 13. Enterprise Networks. Acronyms. Glossary.
E. BRYAN CARNE has more than 35 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, and marketing for telecommunications. Since his retirement from GTE, he has served on the faculties of Northeastern University in Boston and Christian Brothers University in Memphis. He is also the author of Telecommunications Topics, Applications of Functions, and Probabilities in Electronic Communication (Prentice Hall PTR).