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TCP/IP Essentials

TCP/IP Essentials
A Lab-Based Approach

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  • Date Published: November 2004
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521601245

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  • The TCP/IP family of protocols has become the de facto standard in the world of networking. Found in virtually all computer communication systems, they form the basis of today's Internet. Including a series of carefully designed laboratory experiments that span the various elements of protocol definition and behavior, this book is a hands-on guide to TCP/IP technologies. The experiments are described in a Linux environment, with parallel notes on Solaris implementation. The book includes homework exercises, and supplementary material for instructors is available. It is aimed at electrical engineering and computer science students, and will also be valuable for engineers studying for networking certifications.

    • Provides a hands-on guide to how TCP/IP protocols work in practice, covering all aspects of networking, from link level to applications
    • Examples are in the Linux environment, with parallel notes on Solaris implementation
    • Support material available for instructors
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    “ [Five stars] The underlying theory is presented at a level sufficient to understand how something works, without descending into unnecessary detail or patronizing through oversimplification …this book gives a concise and refreshingly approachable description of Internet-related networking topics…The hands-on approach results in a more thorough grasp of the concepts involved than would usually be possible with a dry academic text. Overall, this is both a useful guide and a handy, high-level reference.”
    Russell J. Haines, IEE Communications Engineer

    "This book reveals all. It does so in a logical, straightforward, easy - to - read manner. The book is not simply a dry textbook but rather, as the title suggests, a lab - based approach to understanding networks, Internet protocols and data transmission."
    Rob Harle for Leonardo Reviews

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    • Date Published: November 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521601245
    • length: 288 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.46kg
    • contains: 30 tables 103 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Note to instructors
    Acknowledgements
    General conventions
    List of abbreviations
    TCP/IP overview
    1. Linux and TCP/IP networking
    2. A single segment network
    3. Bridges, LANs and the Cisco IOS
    4. Static and dynamic routing
    5. UDP and its applications
    6. TCP study
    7. Multicast and realtime service
    8. The web, DHCP, NTP and NAT
    9. Network management and security
    References and further reading
    Appendix A: instructor's guide
    Appendix B: initial configuration of the routers
    Appendix C: source code
    Appendix D: list of key requests for comments (RFC)
    Index.

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    TCP/IP Essentials

    Shivendra S. Panwar, Shiwen Mao, Jeong-dong Ryoo, Yihan Li

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    Shivendra S. Panwar, Polytechnic University, New York
    Shivendra S. Panwar is a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Polytechnic University, Brookyln. He is currently the Director of the New York State Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications (CATT). He is the author of over 80 refereed papers.

    Shiwen Mao, Auburn University, Alabama
    Shiwen Mao is a Research Associate in The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech.

    Jeong-dong Ryoo, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Unit, South Korea
    Jeong-dong Ryoo is a senior member of staff at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejon, South Korea.

    Yihan Li, Polytechnic University, New York
    Yihan Lee is a PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn.

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