WCDMA - Requirements and Practical Design

WCDMA - Requirements and Practical Design

Editor(s): Rudolf Tanner, Jason Woodard

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

Print ISBN: 9780470861776

Online ISBN: 9780470861790

DOI: 10.1002/0470861797

About this Book

WCDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access), an ITU standard derived from code division multiple access (CDMA) is officially known as IMT-2000 direct spread. WCDMA is a third generation mobile wireless technology offering much higher data speeds to mobile and portable wireless devices than commonly offered in today's market.  WCDMA is a relatively new technology and there is little information in the public domain about specific design issues. The proposed book will discuss UMTS/WCDMA from the perspective of a potential development engineer, who may have experience of GSM but none of WCDMA technology. The book will outline the design specifications and potential problems and solutions faced by by an engineer designing a mobile device such as a handset.

WCDMA: Requirements and Practical Design:

  • Offers in-depth coverage of the critical issues in designing a UMTS handset modem.
  • Discusses the practical design elements of a UMTS modem.
  • Authored by leaders in their field, working at Ubinetics. 

Highly relevant to professional software engineers, Design engineers, Electrical engineers (RF base-band, DSP software, protocol software), technical managers, postgraduate students and academics.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 2

      RF and Baseband Processing (pages 19–65)

      Nick Parker, Mel Long, John Reeve and Marcello Caramma

    3. Chapter 7

      Radio Link Control (pages 239–259)

      Seraj Ahmad, Ian Blair and Francoise Bannister

    4. Chapter 10

      RRC (pages 285–326)

      Dinesh Mittal, Rohit Bhasin, Hardik Parekh, Ian Blair, Ian Hunter and Joby Allen

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