The Digital Information Age: An Introduction to Electrical Engineering

The Digital Information Age: An Introduction to Electrical Engineering

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THE DIGITAL INFORMATION AGE SECOND EDITION by bestselling author Roman Kuc is designed for students considering electrical engineering as a major, and non-engineering majors interested in understanding digital communication systems. Communication between humans and smart devices takes place through sensors and actuators, with logic circuits manipulating binary data to implement useful tasks. The text then examines the basic problem of communicating audio and video data over a network connecting computers and smart devices. System operation is described from analog-to-digital conversion, signals that encode data, through the processing that extracts data from noise-corrupted signals and error correction techniques, to data packet transmission over wired and wireless networks. Basic topics from probability and digital signal processing are presented as needed and illustrated with relevant examples. Ideas are illustrated and extended by problems and projects completed in Excel, with sophistication that evolves along with the course, starting with spreadsheet formulas and graphs, through macros, to simple Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming that produces animations that simulate system operation. The accrued facility with Excel techniques is a course outcome valued by students in all majors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The right worksheet in Figure 13.11 shows the formulas by entering Ctrl a#39;. The formula in B5 is = $D$3 * A5 + $D$7 This formula differs slightly from that in B6, which is = $D$3 * A6 + $D$7. Note that while the absolute referenced addresses anbsp;...

Title:The Digital Information Age: An Introduction to Electrical Engineering
Author:Roman Kuc
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-04-21


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