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

As one of the fastest growing technologies in our culture today, communications and networking presents a unique challenge for instructors. As both the number and types of students are increasing, it is to have a textbook that provides coverage of the latest advances, while presenting the material 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 formulas by using a strong pedagogical approach supported by more than 700 figures.

Now in its , this textbook brings the beginning 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 the material in one course, rather than having separate courses on data communications and networking.

Part I:
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 Networks: 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 Quality 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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