The mechanism of LAN networks

Code No
Skill Category No: 
3
Skill No: 
1
Topic No: 
6
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Introducing basics of LAN (Local Area Network) from signaling/cabling method to most commonly used technology, Ethernet.

  • The characteristics of LAN
  • Signaling and Medium
    • Baseband and broadband network
    • Twisted pair, Coaxial cable, Fiber optic cable and Wireless
  • Multiple Access
    • CSMA/CD
    • (Token ring, Token bus)
  • The topology of LAN
    • Star, Bus, Ring
  • Ethernet
  • Switching and forwarding
    • Hub, Bridge, and Switch
  • Cell switching(ATM)