This textbook presents a detailed introduction to the essentials of networking and communications technologies. Revised and updated, this new edition retains the step-by-step approach of the original, organised to help those without a strong knowledge of the subject matter. Features: provides chapter-ending summaries and review questions, an Appendix on TCP/IP packet formats and an expanded Glossary; supplies supplementary material at the associated Springer website, including teaching slides, solutions to the end-of-chapter questions and supplementary exercises with solutions; presents a greater emphasis on mobile computing and network security, and extended coverage of IPv6 (NEW); discusses networking models and standards, local area and wide area networks, network protocols, TCP/IP-based networks, network management and wireless communications; examines grid and cloud computing, microblogging, mobile ad hoc networks, near-field communication, Power over Ethernet and the Ground Positioning System (NEW).Other kinds of documentation that are needed are cut sheet diagrams, wiring closet layouts and details of the software that is installed. A cut sheet diagram indicates the path of network cables. It indicates the type of cable, the length of eachanbsp;...
|Title||:||Communications and Networking|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-09-14|