Introduction to Networking: United States Edition

Introduction to Networking: United States Edition

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This book presents networking concepts with a "practical" approach. It backs technical concepts and information with relevant applications in the business and education worlds, providing learners with a "context" to understand the material. A five-part organization includes an introduction and sections on data communications, communications networks, internetworking, and network management. For a variety of jobs in the fields of electronic and computer technology.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 672 pages
  • 210.8 x 279.4 x 30.5mm | 1,564.91g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • United States ed
  • 0130487376
  • 9780130487377

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction and Overview. 2. Network Classification. 3. Network Architectures and Standards. 4. Introduction to Protocols. II. DATA COMMUNICATIONS. 5. Data Coding. 6. Data Communication Fundamentals. 7. Data Link Control Protocols. 8. Transmission Media. 9. Communication Circuits. III. COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS. 10. Local Area Networks (LANs). 11. LAN Systems. 12. LAN Installation and Operation. 13. Wide Area Networks (WANs). IV. INTERNETWORKING. 14. Internetworking. 15. The Internet. 16. Internet Applications. V. NETWORK MANAGEMENT. 17. Network Security. 18. Network Design and Implementation. 19. Network Management and Operation. Appendixes. Glossary. Acronyms. Index.show more

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