Wi-Fi Handbook / Edition 1

Wi-Fi Handbook / Edition 1

by Frank D. Ohrtman, Konrad Roeder
     
 

MASTER 802.11

Detailing the design and deployment of 802.11b networks in every flavor and size, this working handbook delivers the hands-on expertise you need- complete with illustrative case studies. From one-cell home systems to global provider networks, Wi-Fi Handbook provides the A-Z facts, details, tips, and strategies you need to handle the job.

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MASTER 802.11

Detailing the design and deployment of 802.11b networks in every flavor and size, this working handbook delivers the hands-on expertise you need- complete with illustrative case studies. From one-cell home systems to global provider networks, Wi-Fi Handbook provides the A-Z facts, details, tips, and strategies you need to handle the job.

Wi-Fi IN THE REAL WORLD

This comprehensive Wi-Fi Handbook covers all current technologies, not just a single solution. You'll find it invaluable for:

  • Scaling up Wi-Fi networks
  • Solving vexing problems in regulatory, security, and economic areas
  • Comparing case studies to find solutions for specific applications
PROBLEM SOLVED

The Wi-Fi Handbook has the answers-plus loads of case studies providing close-ups of actual implementation environments. Look inside for details on-

  • Basic Wi-Fi architecture, from client cards and access points on up
  • Technical issues, from RF to WEP
  • Wi-Fi deployments in large buildings, campuses, and public spaces
  • 802.11b networks in healthcare settings, industry, and military installations
  • Upside and downside-both benefits and drawbacks
  • Wi-Fi and 3G applications
  • Fallacy of line-of-sight limitations
  • Great QoS, bandwidth, and security
  • Wi-Fi's future
THE BEST GUIDE TO DESIGNING AND BUILDING Wi-Fi

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071412513
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/10/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
0.80(w) x 9.25(h) x 7.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2How Does 802.11 Work?13
Ch. 3Range Is Not an Issue41
Ch. 4Security and 802.1161
Ch. 5Interference and Quality of Service (QoS) on 802.11 Networks105
Ch. 6Voice over 802.11157
Ch. 7Considerations in Building 802.11 Networks199
Ch. 8Economic Aspects of Wi-Fi267
Ch. 9Regulatory Aspects of 802.11307
Ch. 10Conclusion329
Index349

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