Vol.1: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Overview of a Data Communications Network; 3. Communications Between and Among Computers and Terminals; 4. Data Communications Systems and Operations; 5. Layered Protocols, Network and the OSI Model; 6. Major Components of a Data Communications System; 7. Digital Transmission; 8. Digital Networks in 21st Century; 9. Architecture of Distributed Network; 10. Servers, Remote Procedure Calls, and Transfer Syntaxes for Networking; Index.
Vol.2: 11. Distributed Systems Management; 12. Design Considerations; 13. Polling/selection Protocols; 14. Satellite Networks in Communication; 15. Local Area Networks; 16. Switching and Routing in Networks; 17. The X.25 Network and its Supporting Protocols; 18. Transmission Control Protocol and Inner Protocol; 19. Personal Computer Networking in Communications; 20. The Evolution PBX and data Communications Networks; Index.
Vol.3: 21. The Physical Layer; 22. The Data Link Layer; 23. The Medium Access Sublayer; 24. Introduction of the Worldwide Web; 25. Multimedia; Index.
Data Communication and Networking provides a comprehensive and current introduction to networking technologies. The book is accessible to students from all backgrounds and uses many figures to visually represent concepts. This text is for students wanting to understand the concepts and mechanisms underlying telecommunications and networking coming from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. This book is written to introduce readers to the fundamental concept of communications systems, data systems, and networks, this book provides extensive coverage of a wide range of Data. Communications and telecommunications systems, basic data communications network and systems, local area networks, internetworks and the Internet including TCP/IP protocol suite.