This book discusses the fundamentals of data communications, the most important element in an engineer's daily function. It examines the technologies and methodologies now available in the marketplace to effect the exchange of information.
1. Overview 2. Fundamentals 3. Hardware 4. Network Configuration Concepts and Control Techniques 5. Error Detection and Correction 6. Standards, Protocols, and Other Software 7. Common Carrier Public Networks 8. New Developments