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Appendix 10: Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)

  1. Martin P. Clark Telecommunications Consultant

Published Online: 19 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/047086804X.app10

Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation

Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation

How to Cite

Clark, M. P. (2003) Appendix 10: Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), in Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047086804X.app10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470848562

Online ISBN: 9780470868041

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Technique of Cell Relay

  • The ATM Cell Header

  • The Components of an ATM Network

  • The ATM Adaptation Layer (AAL)

  • ATM Virtual Channels and Virtual Paths

  • User, Control and Management Planes

  • How Is a Virtual Channel Connection (VCC) Set Up?

  • Signalling Virtual Channels and Meta Signalling Virtual Channels

  • Virtual Channel Identifiers (VCIs) and Virtual Path Identifiers (VPIs)

  • Information Content and Format of the ATM Cell Header

  • ATM Protocol Layers

  • The ATM Transport Network

  • Capability of the ATM Adaptation Layer (AAL)

  • Protocol Stack when Communicating via an ATM Transport Network

  • ATM Protocol Reference Model (PRM)

  • ATM Forum Network Reference Model

  • ATM Forum Network Management Model