Local and Metropolitan Area Networks

ISBN-10: 0130129399
ISBN-13: 9780130129390
Edition: 6th 2000 (Revised)
List price: $198.00
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Description: For courses in Local Area Networks. This clear treatment of LAN/MAN technology offers comprehensive coverage of the many emerging approaches to high-speed local networking. Emphasizing both the fundamental principles and critical role of  More...

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Book details

List price: $198.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 478
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

For courses in Local Area Networks. This clear treatment of LAN/MAN technology offers comprehensive coverage of the many emerging approaches to high-speed local networking. Emphasizing both the fundamental principles and critical role of performance in driving LAN/MAN design, this text provides a complete and detailed survey of all LAN/MAN systems.

Preface
Reader's Guide to this Book
Introduction
The Need for Local Networks
Lans, Mans, and Wans
Applications of Lans and Mans
Local Network Architecture
Lans, Wans, and the Internet
Recommended Reading
Problems
Internet and Web Resources
Technical Background
Topics in Data Communications
Data Communications Concepts
Transmission Media
Data Communications Networks
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Decibels
Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite
The Need for a Protocol Architecture
The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture
The OSI Protocol Architecture
Internetworking
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Internet Protocol
Transmission Control Protocol
User Datagram Protocol
Lan/Man Architecture
Topics and Transmission Media
Topology Overview
Bus/Tree Topology
Ring Topology
Star Topology
Structured Cabling System
Recommended Reading
Problems
Characteristic Impedance
Protocol Architecture
Protocol Reference Model
Logical Link Control
Medium Access Control
Bridges and Routers
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
The IEEE 802 Standards
The Cycle Redundancy Check
Logical Link Control (LLC)
LLC Services
LLC Protocols
Problems
Service Primitives and Parameters
Flow Control
Error Control
LAN/MAN Systems
Ethernet LANs
CSMA/CD
10-Mbps Ethernet
100-Mbps Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Digital Signal Encoding for 100BASE-T
Digital Signal Encoding for Gigabit Ethernet
Scrambling
Token Ring LANs and MANs
Token Ring Medium Access Control
IEEE 802.5 Physical Layer
FDDI
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Fibre Channel
Fibre Channel Architecture
Physical Media and Topologies
Framing Protocol
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Wireless LANs
Wireless LAN Architecture
Infrared LANs
Spread Spectrum LANs
Narrowband Microwave LANs
Wireless LAN Standards
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
ATM LANs
ATM LAN Architecture
ATM LAN Emulation
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATM Adaptation Layer
Design Issues
Ethernet LANs
Bridge Operation
Routing with Bridges
Spanning Tree Routing
Source Routing
Traffic Classes and Quality of Service
Recommended Reading
Problems
Internetworking and Routers
Internetworking
Routing
Recommended Reading
Problems
Network Management
Network Management Requirements
Network Management Systems
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
LAN-Specific Network Management
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Problems
LAN Performance
Performance Considerations
LAN Performance
Recommended Reading
Problems
Glossary
References
Index

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