Wireless Networking: Know It All
Newnes, Sep 14, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 576 pages
The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!
Wireless Networking: Know It All delivers readers from the basics of a wireless system such as antennas and transmitters to current hot topic wireless systems and technologies. The backbone to technologies and applications such as mobile, untethered Internet access, Internet telephony, and high quality multimedia content via the Web is completely covered in this reference.
Chapter 1. Basics of Wireless Communications
Chapter 2. Basics of Wireless Local Area Networks
Chapter 3. Radio Transmitters and Receivers
Chapter 4. Radio Propagation
Chapter 5. Antennas and Transmission Lines
Chapter 6. Communication Protocols and Modulation
Chapter 7. High-Speed Wireless Data: System Types, Standards-Based and Proprietary Solutions
Chapter 8. Propagation Modeling and Measuring
Chapter 9. Indoor Networks
Chapter 10. Security in Wireless Local Area Networks
Chapter 11. Voice Over Wi-Fi and Other Wireless Technologies
Chapter 12. Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Chapter 13. Wireless Sensor Networks
Chapter 14. Reliable Wireless Networks for Industrial Applications
Chapter 15. Applications and Technologies
Chapter 16. System Planning
*A comprehensive overview from best-selling authors including Daniel Dobkin, Ron Olexa, and Alan Bensky
*Explains the theory, concepts, design, and implementation of 802.11, 802.16, and 802.20 wireless networks – the three most popular types
*Includes discussion of indoor networks, signal propagation, network security, and other topics essential for designing robust, secure wireless networks
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