As digital communications networks grow in use and size throughout the world, the need for accurate, reliable test and measurement procedures has increased tremendously. This unique handbook provides the only comprehensive coverage of all the methodologies, data, and reference material necessary to master network instrumentation. In this single encyclopedic resource, engineers will discover how to apply all the test, measurement, and monitoring tools critical to network performance. The success of this richly illustrated handbook is further assured by its authorship--Clyde Coombs is the preeminent editor of electronics handbooks, with a 30 year track record of best sellers.
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Assure peak efficiency and performance in any type of communications network! The explosive growth of digital communications networks, linking all parts of the globe has dramatically increased the need for tools and processes that ensure the ability of these vaious elements to operate together, set national and international standards, achieve local objectives for quality of service, and provide information that allows effective and proactive network management. Test and measurement instruments, systems and software provide these tools. This handbook explains how they work and how to use them in a set of clear and understandable chapters written by experts in their fields. You'll find everything you need to enhance performance in public and private networks, the Internet and cellular networks. Chapters describe how to select tools, develop and perform appropriate tests, and get information as well as data that ensures effective network and understanding on: Network operation parameters and success metrics; Hardware and software technolgies in communications; The Open Systems Interface (OSI) model; Analyses of network protocols, transmission errors, and physical connections; Development of effective tests for operation and performance of all types of networks; Selection of the most appropriate test and measurement tools; Development of information not just data. Let the Communications Network Test and Measurement Handbook guide you straight to optimum network performance.About the Author:
Clyde F. Coombs, Jr. is the Editor In Chief of the popular Electronics Instrument Handbook and has been editing best selling books on various electronic and reliability topics since 1997. Recently retired after 30 years in various management and engineering positions at Hewlett-Packard, he has also published four editions of the Printed Circuits Handbook, and two editions of the Reliability Engineering and Management Handbook. Both books are also published by McGraw-Hill Catherine A. Coombs holds degrees from Stanford and Cornell Universities. She was a major contributor to the book Introduction to Telecommunication and Networking, published by Simon and Schuster.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070126178