Introduction to Telecommunications

Introduction to Telecommunications

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For Telecommunications courses requiring comprehensive coverage of today's most cutting edge telecommunications technologies and concepts. Rosengrant's 2nd edition deploys a layered approach to examining current telecommunications technology. The first layer provides students with the "big picture" the second layer provides students with the "fundamentals" and the third layer provides students the "real world applications". This layed approach makes telecommunications accessible, relevant, and meaningful for students interested in a career in telecommunications and networking.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 784 pages
  • 213.4 x 279.4 x 35.6mm | 1,859.75g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131126156
  • 9780131126152

Table of contents

Table Of Contents ForwardPart I High-Level Overview 1. The basics - Sound, Electrical Signal, Electromagnetic Spectrum 2. The Telephone and the Telephone Line 3. Connecting the Dots - Transporting Information across the Superhighway Part II Networking Fundamentals 4. Manipulating Information for Transmission 5. OSI Model - Relationship to Networking 6. Layer 3/4 Networking/Transport Protocols 7. Layer 2 Networking Protocols 8. Layer 1 Networking Protocols Part III Digital Switching and Routing 9. Digital Circuit Switch 10. Signaling 11. Distributed Switching Architecture - Voice Over IP 12. IP Routing Fundamentals Part IV Telecommunications Networks 13. Transmission Medium 14. OSP - Outside Plant Infrastructure 15. Core Network 16. Metropolitan Network 17. Access Network & LAN Part V Communication Service Providers - PSTN, CATV, Cellular 18. PSTN Central Office 19. PSTN Network Topology 20. Customer Premises 21. CATV Cable Television as a Telecommunications Service Provider 22. CATV Network Topology 23. The Cellular/PCS Telephone Network 24. Wireless Broadband Providers Part VI Telecommunications Applications 25. Residential Services 26. Business Services 27. The Internet Part VII Emerging Technologies 28. Emerging Technologiesshow more

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