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Introduction to Broadband Communication Systems

Introduction to Broadband Communication Systems

By: Matthew N. O. Sadiku (author), Cajetan M. Akujuobi (author)Hardback

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Broadband networks, such as asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), frame relay, and leased lines, allow us to easily access multimedia services (data, voice, and video) in one package. Exploring why broadband networks are important in modern-day telecommunications, Introduction to Broadband Communication Systems covers the concepts and components of both standard and emerging broadband communication network systems. After introducing the fundamental concepts of broadband communication systems, the book discusses Internet-based networks, such as intranets and extranets. It then addresses the networking technologies of X.25 and frame relay, fiber channels, a synchronous optical network (SONET), a virtual private network (VPN), an integrated service digital network (ISDN), broadband ISDN (B-ISDN), and ATM. The authors also cover access networks, including digital subscriber lines (DSL), cable modems, and passive optical networks, as well as explore wireless networks, such as wireless data services, personal communications services (PCS), and satellite communications. The book concludes with chapters on network management, network security, and network testing, fault tolerance, and analysis. With up-to-date, detailed information on the state-of-the-art technology in broadband communication systems, this resource illustrates how some networks have the potential of eventually replacing traditional dial-up Internet. Requiring only a general knowledge of communication systems theory, the text is suitable for a one- or two-semester course for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in engineering, as well as for short seminars on broadband communication systems.

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Prairie View A&M University, Texas, USA Prairie View A&M University, Texas, USA


Chapter 1: Fundamental ConceptsPart 1: Internet-Based NetworksChapter 2: InternetChapter 3: Intranet and ExtranetPart 2: Networking TechnologiesChapter 4: X.25 and Frame RelayChapter 5: Fiber ChannelChapter 6: Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)Chapter 7: Virtual Private Network (VPN)Chapter 8: ISDN and BISDNChapter 9: Asynchronous Transfer ModePart 3: Access NetworksChapter 10: Digital Subscriber Line SystemsChapter 11: Cable Modem SystemsChapter 12: Passive Optical NetworksPart 4: Wireless NetworksChapter 13: Wireless Data ServicesChapter 14: Personal Communications ServiceChapter 15: Satellite CommunicationPart 5: Network Management and SecurityChapter 16: Network ManagementChapter 17: Network SecurityChapter 18: Network Testing, Fault Tolerance, and AnalysisAppendix A: Testing DSLAM Using SmartBits - SmartWindowAppendix B: Testing DSLAM Using SmartBits - SmartxDSL

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781420061499
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 440
  • ID: 9781420061499
  • ISBN10: 1420061496

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