Home Networking Basis

Home Networking Basis : Transmission Environments and Wired/Wireless Protocols

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This book is intended to provide the emerging "Home Networking" industry with a comprehensive reference resource for chip designers, system developers, and service providers. Practicing engineers and research students can find transmission environments, simulation techniques, standards requirements, and system guidelines related to the home networking technology from this book.
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  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 185.4 x 243.8 x 26.2mm | 1,020.59g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130165115
  • 9780130165114

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with References.) Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction. Home Environment. Available Means of Transmission. Chapter Summaries. 2. Twisted Pair. Twisted Pair Cable. Twisted Pair Cable Channel Model. Noise Model. Radio Frequency Interference. Channel Capacity. MATLAB Files. 3. Coaxial Cable. In-House TV Wiring. Coaxial Cable Model. Splitters. Tap. Cable TV Channel Allocation Scheme. Channel Model. Noise Environment. Channel Capacity. MATLAB Files. 4. Electrical Wiring. In-House Electrical Wiring Cable. In-House Electrical Wiring Model. Electromagnetic Emission and Power Spectrum Density. Noise Environment. Channel Capacity. MATLAB Files. 5. Radio Wave. Available Radio Frequency Spectra. Indoor Radio Environment. Channel Attenuation Model. Channel Impulse Response Model. Noise Level. Channel Capacity Calculation. MATLAB/Simulink Models. 6. Ethernet. Media Access and Control Protocol. 10BaseT. 100BaseT4. 100BaseTX. 100BaseT2. Autonegotiation. Media Independent Interface. MATLAB Files. 7. HomePNA. HomePNA. HomePNA 2.0 QAM. MATLAB Files. 8. FireWire. Arbitration Protocol. 1394-1995 Cable Physical Layer Attributes. Highlights of 1394b. 1394b Twisted Cable Physical Layer Attributes. MATLAB Files. 9. X-10, CEBus, HomePlug. X-10. CEBus. HomePlug. MATLAB Files. 10. Wireless Ethernet. Media Access Control Protocol. Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum. Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum. Complementary Code Keying. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing. MATLAB Files. 11. HomeRF. Media Access Control Basics. HomeRF 1.0 Physical Layer Attributes. Highlights of HomeRF 2.0. 12. Home Networking Protocols. Broadband Internet Access. Peer-to-Peer Networking. Network Address Translation. MAC Bridging. Index.
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About Walter Y. Chen

Dr. WALTER Y. CHEN, Senior Scientist for MAXIM Integrated Products, is a leading expert on broadband communications and high-speed copper digital transmission systems. He has led key R&D efforts at AT&T Bell Labs, NYNEX, Bellcore, and Texas Instruments; at Motorola, he was extensively involved with in-house telephone and electrical wiring and RF home networking projects. Chen holds 15 U.S. patents, and is the author of DSL: Simulation Techniques and Standards Development for Digital Subscriber Lines.
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