Introduction to Computer Networking for Engineering and Technology

Introduction to Computer Networking for Engineering and Technology

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For freshman-level courses in Technology, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Engineering, CIS, and Business.

This text provides a detailed, yet straightforward approach to computer networking-with an emphasis on real-world network environments such as Windows. It features a strong pedagogy that enables students to apply numerous concepts to real-world computer situations.
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  • Hardback | 596 pages
  • 190.5 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 1,111.3g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 013079693X
  • 9780130796936

Table of contents


Chapter 1: What Is a Computer Network?
Chapter 2: Network Topology.
Chapter 3: Networking Hardware.
Chapter 4: Ethernet Technology.
Chapter 5: Token Ring, FDDI, and Other LAN Technologies.
Chapter 6: Network Design and Troubleshooting Scenarios.

Chapter 7: Low-Level Protocols.
Chapter 8: The TCP/IP Protocols.
Chapter 9: IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, and Other Network Protocols.
Chapter 10: Switching and Routing.
Chapter 11: Network Management and Security.

Chapter 12: Electronic Mail.
Chapter 13: FTP and Telnet.
Chapter 14: Multimedia Networking.
Chapter 15: The Internet.
Chapter 16: Writing a Network Application.

Chapter 17: An Introduction to Networking with Windows.
Chapter 18: Windows NT Domains.
Chapter 19: Linux.
Chapter 20: Other Network Operating Systems.
Appendix A: Internet Milestones.
Appendix B: Web Resources.
Appendix C: ASCII Character Set.
Appendix D: RFC Index.
Appendix E: MODEMs.
Appendix F: Using LanExplorer.
Appendix G: Network Certification.
Appendix H: Telecommunication Technologies.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Selftest Questions.
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