Local Area Networks

Behrouz A. Forouzan

  • 出版商: McGraw-Hill Education
  • 出版日期: 2001-10-30
  • 售價: $1,050
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$998
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 704
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0071150803
  • ISBN-13: 9780071150804

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Local Area Networks (LANs) have become an integral part of communication in todays world. LAN applications are used in businesses, educational facilities, hospitals, stock exchanges, and warehouses to name a few. Forouzans Local Area Networks offers reader-friendly, comprehensive coverage of LAN technologies, which prepares students the reader to use these technologies in real-world applications.

Local Area Networks is ideal for students both in the classroom and later as a reference. Forouzan motivates topics by practical applications, and his liberal use of figures makes difficult technical topics easier to grasp by providing an intuitive, visual representation of concepts. Extensive practice sets are also provided at the end of each chapter, which reinforce what the student has learned.

Forouzans Local Area Networks is also up-to-date. It presents in-depth material on such current topics as Gigabit Ethernet, ATM LAN, Wireless LAN, VPN, and VLAN.


   1 Introduction
   2 Data Communication Models
   3 Data Transmission
   4 Transmission Media
   5 Error Detection
   6 LAN Topologies
   7 Flow & Error Control
   8 Medium Access Methods
   9 Logical Link Control (LLC)
   10 Ethernet: 10 Mbps
   11 Ethernet Evolution: Fast and Gigabit Ethernet
   12 Token Bus
   13 Token Ring
   14 ATM LANs
   15 Wireless LANs
   16 LAN Performance
   17 Connecting LANs
   18 TCP/IP
   19 Data Encryption
   20 Network Management
    Appendix A ASCII Code
    Appendix B Numbering Systems & Transformation
    Appendix C Spanning Tree
    Appendix D Information Theory
    Appendix E ATM
    Appendix F DQDB
    Appendix G FDDI
    Appendix H Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)
    Appendix I Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
    Appendix J Probability
    Appendix K 8B/6T Code