Data Communications and Networking – Behrouz A. Forouzan – 4th Edition

As one of the fastest growing technologies in our culture today, data communications and presents a unique challenge for instructors. As both the number and types of students are increasing, it is essential to have a textbook that provides coverage of the latest advances, while presenting the in a way that is accessible to students with little or no background in the field. Using a bottom-up approach. Data Communications and Networking presents this highly technical subject matter without relying on complex formulas by using a strong pedagogical approach supported by more than 700 figures.

Now in its Fourth Edition, this textbook brings the beginning student right the forefront of the latest advances in the field, while presenting the fundamentals in a clear, straightforward manner. Students will find better coverage, improved figures and better explanations on cutting-edge material. The “bottom-up” approach allows instructors to cover the material in one course, rather than having separate courses on data communications and networking.

Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Network Models

Part II: Physical Layer
Chapter 3: Signals
Chapter 4: Digital Transmissions
Chapter 5: Analog Transmissions
Chapter 6: Multiplexing
Chapter 7: Transmission Media
Chapter 8: Circuit Switching and Telephone Network
Chapter 9: High Speed Digital Access: DSL, Cable Modems and SONET

Part III: Data Link Layer
Chapter 10: Error Detection and Correction
Chapter 11: Data Link Control and Protocols
Chapter 12: Point to Point Access: PPP
Chapter 13: Multiple Access
Chapter 14: Local Area : Ethernet
Chapter 15: Wireless LANs
Chapter 16: Connecting LANs, Backbone Networks, and Virtual LANs
Chapter 17: Cellular Telephone and Satellite Networks
Chapter 18: Virtual Circuit Switching, Frame Relay, and ATM

Part IV: Network Layer
Chapter 19: Host to Host Delivery: Internetworking, Addressing, and Routing
Chapter 20: Network Layer Protocols: ARP, IPv4, ICMP, IPv6, and ICMPv6
Chapter 21: Unicast and Multicast Routers: Routing Protocols

Part V: Transport Layer
Chapter 22: Process to Process Delivery: UDP and TCP
Chapter 23: Congestion Control and of ServicePart VI: Application LayerChapter 24: Client-Server Model: Socket Interface
Chapter 25: Domain Name Service (DNS)
Chapter 26: Mail (SMTP) and File Transfer (FTP)
Chapter 27: HTTP and WWW
Chapter 28: MultimediaPart VII: Network SecurityChapter 29: Cryptography
Chapter 30: Message Security, User Authentication and Key Management
Chapter 31: Security Protocols in the Internet

Appendix A ASCII Code
Appendix B Numbering Systems and Transformation
Appendix C The OSI Model
Appendix D 8B/6T Code
Appendix E Checksum Calculation
Appendix F Structure of a Router
Appendix G ATM LANs
Appendix H Client Server Programs
Appendix I RFCs
Appendix J UDP and TCP Ports
Appendix K Contact Addresses

Title: Data Communications and Networking
Author: Behrouz A Forouzan / DeAnza College
Edition: 4th Edition
ISBN: 0073250325 | 9780073250328
Type: eBook
Language: English

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