Chapter 3. Basic Data Networks and Protocols

  1. Martin P. Clark Telecommunications Consultant

Published Online: 19 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/047086804X.ch3

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) Basic Data Networks and Protocols, in Data Networks, IP and the Internet: Protocols, Design and Operation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047086804X.ch3

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 Basic Components of a Data Network

  • Layer 1 — Physical Layer Interface: DTE/DCE, Line Interfaces and Protocols

  • Layer 2 — Data Link Layer

  • Layer 3 — Network Layer and Network Layer Addresses

  • Layer 4 — Transport Layer Protocol

  • Layers 5–7 — Higher Layer Protocols

  • Protocol Stacks and Nested Protocol Control Information (PCI)

  • Real Networks and Protocol Stack Representations

  • Protocol Encapsulation

  • Control and Management Protocols

  • Propagation Effects Affecting Protocol Choice and Network Design and Operation