Chapter 05

Chapter 05 - Chapter 05: Telecommunications, Wireless...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–13. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 05: Telecommunications, Wireless Technologies, and Computer Networks
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition 2 Objectives Understand the fundamentals of data communications and the criteria for choosing a communications medium Explain how networking media, devices, and software work together to provide data networking services, and describe the benefits of various types of media
Background image of page 2
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition 3 Objectives List and describe the most popular forms of wireless telecommunications technologies List the different classifications of computer networks and their defining characteristics, and understand the basics of wireless home networking
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Chapter Content Fundamentals of Telecommunications Networking Media, Devices, and Software Wireless Telecommunications Technologies Networks and Distributed Computing 4
Background image of page 4
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Fundamentals of Telecommunications Communications Transmission of a signal by way of a medium Signal Contains message comprised of data and information Communication medium Anything that carries a signal between a sender and a receiver 5
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Telecommunications and Data Communications Telecommunications Electronic transmission of signals for communications Data communications Electronic transmission and reception of digital data Telecommunications network Connects communications and computing devices Networking media Anything that carries an electronic signal 6
Background image of page 6
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Telecommunications and Data Communications Networking media Anything that carries a signal and creates an interface between a sender and receiver Networking hardware devices and networking software work together to enable and control communications signals 7
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Telecommunications and Data Communications 8
Background image of page 8
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Characteristics of Telecommunications Analog signal Fluctuates continuously Digital signal Discrete voltage State is either high or low The speed at which a signal can change from high to low is called the signal frequency Bandwidth Data transmission rate Measured in bits per second ( bps ) 9
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Characteristics of Telecommunications Broadband or high-speed Internet Connection that is always on or active Faster than dial-up Narrowband Any medium with a speed less than 200 Kbps 10
Background image of page 10
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Characteristics of Telecommunications 11
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Networking Media – Physical Cables Twisted pair cable Consists of pairs of twisted wires covered with an insulating layer Coaxial cable Consists of an inner conductor wire surrounded by insulation, a conductive shield, and a cover
Background image of page 12
Image of page 13
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 55

Chapter 05 - Chapter 05: Telecommunications, Wireless...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 13. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online