Data and Network Communication

Data and Network Communication

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This text provides a solid, thorough overview of the field of data communications and networking. Beginning with the basics of a two-point communications link, it includes hardware and protocol standards at all levels of the open systems (OSI) communications model. Each chapter features an explanation of acronyms, making it easy for students to learn the terms unique to this field. Complete network coverage begins with LANs like Ethernet and token ring. It goes on to include ATM, FDDI, TCP/IP, frame relay, satellite and wireless communications, Internet structure and use, and network security. This text is well suited for students at two-year associate and four-year bachelor's institutions with electronic engineering technology and electronic technician curriculums.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 544 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.68g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 076681100X
  • 9780766811003

Table of contents

CHAPTER ONE: Introduction to Data and Network Communications. CHAPTER TWO: The Telephone System. CHAPTER THREE: Error Detection and Correction. CHAPTER FOUR: Open Systems Network Models. CHAPTER FIVE: The Physical Layer of the OSI Model. CHAPTER SIX: Higher Level Data Communications Techniques. CHAPTER SEVEN: Data Link Layer Protocols. CHAPTER EIGHT: Network Architecture and Protocols. CHAPTER NINE: Integrated Services Digital Network and Asynchronous Transfer Mode. CHAPTER TEN: The Internet and TCP/IP. CHAPTER ELEVEN: Fiber Optic Communications. CHAPTER TWELVE: Wireless Communications Systems. CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Data Communications Applications, Testing and Security.show more

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