Analog and Digital Communication

Rajarshi Mahapatra

SKU: 9789355519214



ISBN: 9789355519214
eISBN: 9789355516381
Authors: Rajarshi Mahapatra
Rights: Worldwide
Edition: 2024
Pages: 556
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

In today's tech-driven world, communication systems play a crucial role in sharing information effectively. The book, Analog and Digital Communication helps you grasp the fundamental principles of these systems, enabling you to analyze and visualize information flow.

This book on communication systems teaches you the basics of how information travels. It covers key concepts and tools, showing how analog information is transmitted on a carrier signal using techniques like AM and FM. You will also learn about converting analog signals to digital data and using modulation techniques like ASK and PSK. The book explains handling noise in communication and introduces information theory to understand data capacity and noise impact. It covers performance metrics like BER and channel coding for error correction. Additionally, it explores wireless and optical communication technologies like cellular networks, Wi-Fi, and optical fiber communication.

By the end of this book, you will master analyzing digital modulation, understanding noise in communication, and using error correction methods. You will explore modern wireless and optical communication with light pulses, gaining skills to navigate the communication world confidently.


  • More figures to visualize the communication system.
  • Limited mathematics to explain the concept.
  • Complete overview of the communication system.


  • Visualize communication techniques.
  • Relate the mathematical expressions with communication techniques.
  • Find out the importance of different parameters in the performance of the communication system.
  • Understand the impact of noise and techniques to overcome it.
  • Analyze and design the communication systems.


This book is suitable for undergraduate ECE students in all universities, as well as students of ICT and anyone interested in communication. It is ideal for engineering students, aspiring communication professionals, and curious individuals seeking insights into the technology connecting our world.

  1. Introduction to Communication 
  2. Mathematical Basics
  3. Communication Channel
  4. Analog Modulation Technique
  5. Sampling, Quantization, and Line Coding
  6. Digital Modulation Techniques
  7. Signal Detection in Presence of Noise
  8. Information Theory
  9. Performance of Communication System
  10. Channel Coding
  11. Wireless Communication
  12. Optical Communication

Rajarshi Mahapatra received a Ph.D. in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, and B.Tech. and M. Tech. degree in Optics and Optoelectronics from University of Calcutta. In his postdoctoral research in CEA-LETI, Grenoble, France, he was engaged the FP7 Call4 BeFEMTO and Greentouch project. He is an Associate Professor with the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Dr. SPM IIIT Naya Raipur. He also served as the Dean (Academics) of IIITNR. Earlier, he worked for Collins Aerospace, Hyderabad, on software-defined radio and electronic warfare.

Dr. Rajarshi Mahapatra has worked extensively in the domain of physical layer design and analysis of a wireless communication system. His team designed and developed software- defined radio and direction-finding systems for EW applications in Collins Aerospace. industry. He has about 18 years of teaching, research, and industry experience. He has guided Ph.D. scholars in the area of wireless communication. He has published several research papers in various refereed Journals and IEEE Journals. He regularly reviews premier IEEE Transactions and other peer-reviewed Journals and IEEE conferences. He has been organizing many workshops on 5G in recent years. He has also developed several high-valued research labs, including the 5G test bed. He has completed and undertaken high-value sponsored projects in the field of communication systems.

He has been awarded a National scholarship, an MHRD scholarship for research, and an EU-FP7 fellowship for a European project. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of the Communication Society. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers in several international journals and conferences. His research interests include 5G and beyond communication, Machine Learning for communication, molecular communication, intelligent reflecting surfaces, and optical access networks.

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