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2 Transmission media ¾ Guided or wired media provides a conduit from one device to another. ¾ Unguided or wireless media transports electromagnetic signals without using a physical conductor.
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3 Design factors (Guided/ Unguided media) ¾ Bandwidth – Higher bandwidth gives higher data rate ¾ Transmission Impairments – Attenuation, distortion, noise ¾ Interference ¾ Number of Receivers
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4 Guided media ¾ Guided or wired media: – Provides a conduit from one device to another. ¾ Twisted-pair and coaxial cable: – Use metalic (copper) conductors. – Transport signals in the form of electrical current. ¾ Optical fiber: – Made up of a glass or plastic – Transport signals in the form of light
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Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) cable ¾ Consists of two copper conductors (about 1 mm thick) ¾ Each conductor is surrounded by an insulating material. ¾
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2011 for the course ECO 2023 taught by Professor Mr.raza during the Summer '10 term at FAU.

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