This book, DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER NETWORKING attempts to provide an overview of the broad field of subject in a simple and lucid manner. The subject has been divided into 6units, each unit targeted to cover basic principles and topics of fundamental importance. This book gives a clear insight to the reader regarding various aspects of the subject. In a competitive world like this,understanding these technologies is very essential.The summary of the book is as follows:-
UNIT 1 Data communications:
Covers the different types of communications which have evolved during the course of the time andtechniques used to transmit the data.
Unit 2 Network Topology:
Covers the different types of networks andthe various types of network topologies.
Unit 3 LAN Components:
This unit emphasizes on the LANcomponents like LAN Card, LAN cables, Hubs/switches etc in detail.
Unit 4 Communication Hardware:
This unit gives an account of thevarious communication hardware existing today
Unit 5 Network environment
This unit stresses on understanding UNIXand WIN NT operating system.
Unit 6 Network and Web applications:
This unit covers network andWeb Applications like email, FTP, TELNET etc in detail.
I would like to thank Mr.
D. Kirthi Kumar
without whoseco-operation this book would not have taken this form.