An introductory text for technical and non-technical students in business, management, and information technology, as well as computer science and electrical engineering.
Focusing on both fundamental concepts and practical applications, this data communications text is accessible to the novice yet challenging to the technical professional. Beyda provides a thorough introduction to telecommunications and a practical understanding of all relevant terminology, concepts, hardware, software, protocols, architectures, and other information to make the student literate in data communications.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Overview And Introduction
Chapter 2 - Understanding Telecommunications
Chapter 3 - Basic Data Communications Concepts
Chapter 4 - Data Interfaces
Chapter 5 - Data Transmission
Chapter 6 - Data Integrity And Security
Chapter 7 - Architectures And Protocols
Chapter 8 - Data Transport Networks
Chapter 9 - Network Management
Chapter 10 - The Convergence Of Voice And Data Communications
Appendix A - The Binary Number System
Appendix B - Legacy Communications Equipment
Appendix C - Systems Network Architecture