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Microcomputer Local Area Networks by Michael F. Hordeski

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Published by TAB Books Inc .
Written in English


  • Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects,
  • Computer networks,
  • Local area networks (Computer,
  • Microcomputers

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8183514M
ISBN 100830628886
ISBN 109780830628889

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This is a straight update of the 3rd edition of this successful textbook. The aim of the book is to provide a course text for the networking element required by most degree and BTEC Higher National courses in computing. The book covers both the key concepts for understanding local area networks alongside more practical issues such as cabling structures and interconnections of networks. A local area network generally provides high-bandwidth communica- tion over inexpensive transmission media. This paper discusses what local area networks are, their structures, the sorts of protocols that are used with them, and their applications. It also discusses the relationship of local area networks File Size: 2MB. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Microcomputer LANs: network design and implementation by Hordeski, Michael F. Publication date Topics Local area networks (Computer networks), Microcomputers Publisher Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Pages: Book: All Authors / Contributors: P H Jesty. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Microcomputer systems -- Networks; User lists with this item Computer science titles ( items) by malone updated.

  A local area network can save in hardware costs when expensive peripherals are shared; it can save time when large blocks of data are rapidly exchanged among users. The need for more cost-effective and capable communications has inspired the emergence of rapidly developing markets and technologies for local area networks. Local area networks - enhancing microcomputer productivity. by Leitch, Al. Abstract- Local area networks (LANs) are computer communication networks linking microcomputers within a distinct geographical offer microcomputer users the utility . Networks can fall into three broad categories--local area networks (LAN), microcomputer-based messaging systems (this includes computer bulletin board systems (CBBSs)), or commercial information systems. Many of the same types of activities take place within the three categories. A computer network consists of a collection of computers, printers and other equipment that is connected together so that they can communicate with each other. Fig 1 gives an example of a network in a school comprising of a local area network or LAN connecting computers with each other, the .

Computer networks can fall into three broad categories--local area networks (LAN), microcomputer based messaging systems (this includes computer bulletin board systems), or commercial information systems. Many of the same types of activities take place within the three categories. The major differences are the types of information available and the way in which access to the information is. Two articles address the design of microcomputer networks and the use of local area computer networks (LAN) to improve library automation. Topics discussed include network design criteria, media for local networks, transmission mode, typical communication protocols, user interface, basic local network architectures, and examples of microcomputer networks. drives, CD-ROM drives, SCSI devices, sound cards, memory, printers, scanners, network cards, video cards. Students will install a fully functional microcomputer system and use Microsoft Windows device manager to diagnose and troubleshoot system faults. Electronics for Network Specialists TBC 75 hours credits. This paper presents a brief history of the use of internal computer networks, an introduction to networking concepts and topology, and suggestions regarding a possible system for use in a psychology laboratory. Considerations about the design and use of a microcomputer network are discussed.