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Communications and Networking

An Introduction

By John Cowley

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This book provides a clear treatment of communications and networking. It is written specifically for undergraduates who have no previous experience in the field. Many examples and exercises are designed to give the reader experience and confidence.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-8462-8488-5
  • 244 Pages
  • User Level: Students
  • Publication Date: November 21, 2006
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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'Communications and Networking' provides a clear and easy to follow treatment of the subject, written specifically for undergraduates who have no previous experience in the field. The author takes a step by step approach, with many examples and exercises designed to give the reader experience and increase confidence by using and designing communications systems. Written by a lecturer with many years' experience teaching undergraduate programmes, the text takes the reader through the essentials of networking and provides a comprehensive, reliable and thorough treatment of the subject. The author's website provides further material in the form of solutions, further examples and other relevant subject matter.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Communications Technologies.
  3. Networking Models and Standards.
  4. Local Area Networks.
  5. Wide Area Networks.
  6. Network Protocols.
  7. Internet Application Layer Protocols.
  8. Network Security.
  9. Network Management.
  10. Wireless Networks.
  11. Appendix A: TCP/IP packet format illustrations.
  12. Appendix B: Glossary

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