3. IEEE Standard 802.11 Overview

  1. Osama Aboul-Magd

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118098905.ch3

Wireless Local Area Networks Quality of Service: An Engineering Perspective

Wireless Local Area Networks Quality of Service: An Engineering Perspective

How to Cite

Aboul-Magd, O. (2011) IEEE Standard 802.11 Overview, in Wireless Local Area Networks Quality of Service: An Engineering Perspective, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118098905.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780738156736

Online ISBN: 9781118098905

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Keywords:

  • IEEE standard;
  • IEEE 802.11 PHY;
  • distributed coordination function;
  • point coordination function;
  • power management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • IEEE 802.11 Architecture and Frame format

  • IEEE 802.11 PHY Overview

  • The IEEE 802.11 MAC Overview

  • IEEE 802.11 Throughput

  • IEEE 802.11 Frame Types

  • A Queueing Model for PCF Performance