Network Simulation Experiments Manual

Network Simulation Experiments Manual

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Network Simulation Experiments Manual, Second Edition, enables networking professional to visualize how networks work by providing free access to easy-to-install OPNET software. This software provides a virtual environment for modeling, analyzing, and predicting the performance of IT infrastructures, including applications, servers, and networking technologies.

The book also goes a step further by providing detailed experiments on core networking topologies for use in this simulation environment. Each experiment is also accompanied by review questions, a lab report, and exercises.

This book is recommended for graduate students and networking designers and professionals.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 197 pages
  • 213.36 x 271.78 x 12.7mm | 476.27g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 50 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0123739748
  • 9780123739742
  • 1,394,592

Table of contents

(Lab 0) Introduction: Basics of OPNET IT Guru Academic Edition
(Lab 1) Ethernet: A Direct Link Network with Media Access Control
(Lab 2) Token Ring: A Shared-Media Network with Media Access Control
(Lab 3) Switched LANs: A Set of Local Area Networks Interconnected by Switches
(Lab 4) Network Design: Planning a Network with Different Users, Hosts, and Services
(Lab 5) ATM: A Connection-Oriented, Cell-Switching Technology
(Lab 6) RIP: Routing Information Protocol: A Routing Protocol Based on the Distance-Vector Algorithm
(Lab 7)OSPF: Open Shortest Path First: A Routing Protocol Based on the Link-State Algorithm
(Lab 8) Border Gateway Protocol (BGP): An Interdomain Routing Protocol
(Lab 9) TCP: Transmission Control Protocol: A Reliable, Connection-Oriented, Byte-Stream Service Queuing Disciplines
(Lab 10) Queuing Disciplines: Order of Packet Transmission and Dropping
(Lab 11) RSVP: Resource Reservation Protocol: Providing QoS by Reserving Resources in the Network
(Lab 12) Firewalls and VPN: Network Security and Virtual Private Networks
(Lab 13) Applications: Network Application Performance Analysis
(Lab 14) Wireless Local Area Network: Medium Access Control for A Wirelessly Connected Stations
(Lab 15) Mobile Wireless Network: A Wireless Local Area Network with Mobile Stations
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About Emad Aboelela

Dr. Emad Aboelela received his Ph.D in Computer Engineering from the University of Miami (Florida); M.Sc. and B.Sc in Computer Science and Automatic Control from the College of Engineering at Alexandria University (Egypt). Currently he is an Associate Professor at Taibah University, Saudi Arabia. He was a faculty member at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for six years and at Southern Connecticut State University for two years. Dr. Aboelela is a senior member of both IEEE and ACM. He received the Distinguished Professor of the Year Award in 2009 and the Award of Academic Merit in 1998.
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