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Modulation ?

  1. May 9, 2009 #1
    what is the meaning of modulation and what is types
    can any one explain that to me

    and give me any book.
  2. jcsd
  3. May 9, 2009 #2
    You need to give us a lot more information before we can tell what you're asking for. Where did you hear about "modulation"? Is it in reference to "amplitude modulation" or "frequency modulation", both of which describe ways information is encoded in radio waves?
  4. May 9, 2009 #3

    at first i want to now what is the fm modulation and the am modulation and what is the difference between both and how can i choose the type of the modulation

    and what is the value of the carier that must be used
  5. May 10, 2009 #4
    Let's say the signal we want to transmit is [tex]s(t)[/tex]. AM modulation is the following:

    [tex]s(t) A \sin(\omega t)[/tex]

    Here [tex]\sin(\omega t)[/tex] is the carrier signal, [tex]\omega[/tex] is its angular frequency, [tex]A[/tex] is a constant, and [tex]t[/tex] is time.

    FM modulation is the following:

    [tex]A \sin(B s(t) t)[/tex]

    [tex]B[/tex] is a constant, and the other variables are the same as they were above.

    I don't know the specifics of how these are used in radio.
  6. May 11, 2009 #5
    how can i choose the type of modulation i mean depended on what?
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