A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge (WEBOK)

Cover Image Copyright Year: 2009
Book Type: Wiley-IEEE Press
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Topics: Communication, Networking & Broadcasting
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Abstract

The ultimate reference book for professionals in the wireless industry

The information presented in this book reflects the evolution of wireless technologies, their impact on the profession, and the industry's commonly accepted best practices. Organized into seven main areas of expertise, A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge (WEBOK) enhances readers' understanding of:

  • Wireless access technologies
  • Network and service architecture
  • Network management and security
  • Radio frequency engineering, propagation,and antennas
  • Facilities infrastructure
  • Agreements, standards, policies, and regulations
  • Wireless engineering fundamentals

Complemented with a large number of references and suggestions for further reading, the WEBOK is an indispensable resource for anyone working in the wireless industry.

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      Frontmatter

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      Wireless Access Technologies

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    • Introduction

    • Contents

    • Design Fundamentals

    • Mobility Management

    • Wireless Access Technology Standardization

    • Digital Mobile Cellular Technology Evolution-2G to 3G

    • Local, Personal and Near-Field Communications

    • Beyond 3G and Future Trends

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    Network and Service Architecture

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  • Introduction

  • Contents

  • Circuit-Switched Cellular Network Architecture

  • TCP/IP in Packet Switched Networks

  • VoIP/SIP for IP Multimedia

  • Packet-Switched Mobile Networks and IMS

  • Alternative Network Architectures¿¿-¿¿Mesh Networks

  • Alternative Network Architectures¿¿-¿¿Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

  • Service Enabler Evolution

  • Service Framework

  • Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering

  • Key References

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    Network Management and Security

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  • Introduction

  • Contents

  • The Information Technology Infrastructure Library

  • The Enhanced Telecom Operations Map

  • The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

  • Security Requirements

  • References

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    Radio Frequency Engineering, Propagation and Antennas

    A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge (WEBOK)
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  • Introduction

  • Contents

  • Antennas

  • Propagation

  • RF Engineering

  • Key References

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    Facilities Infrastructure

    A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge (WEBOK)
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  • Introduction

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  • AC and DC Power Systems

  • Electrical Protection

  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

  • Equipment Racks, Rack Mounting Spaces, and Related Hardware

  • Waveguides and Transmission Lines

  • Tower Specifications and Standards

  • Distributed Antenna Systems and Base Station Hotels

  • Physical Security, Alarm and Surveillance Systems

  • National and International Standards and Specifications

  • References

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    Agreements, Standards, Policies, and Regulations

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  • Introduction

  • Contents

  • Agreements

  • Standards

  • Policies

  • Regulations

  • References

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    Fundamental Knowledge

    A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge (WEBOK)
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  • Introduction

  • Contents

  • Electrical Engineering Basics for Wireless Communications

  • Signal Processing and Communication Systems

  • RF Engineering

  • Instruments And Measurements [Wit02]

  • Communication Networks

  • Other Communication Systems

  • General Engineering Management and Economics

  • Key References

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    Appendix A: Complete References & Further Resources

    A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge (WEBOK)
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    Appendix B: Creating the WEBOK

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    Appendix C: Summary of Knowledge Areas

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    Appendix D: Glossary

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    Appendix E: About the IEEE Communications Society

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