A one-stop Desk Reference, for R&D engineers involved in communications engineering; this is a book that will not gather dust on the shelf. It brings together the essential professional reference content from leading international contributors in the field. Material covers a wide scope of topics including voice, computer, facsimile, video, and multimedia data technologies. This book is a hard-working desk reference, providing all the essential material needed by communications engineers on a day-to-day basis. It includes fundamentals, key techniques, engineering best practice and rules-of-thumb together in one quick-reference sourcebook. It provides definitive content by the leading authors in the field, including Erik Dahlman, Steven Parkvall, Claude Oestges, Alan Bovik, Bruce Fette and Keith Jack.