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Intro To W-LAN Technologies

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This course explores concepts of wireless networking systems, including wireless networking topologies; hardware protocols; hardware selection and implementation; interfaces with LAN, MAN, and WAN networks; basic wireless security; and network integration concepts.

This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Duration: 9 weeks

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    Wireless Physical Layer Standards

    • Compare wireless modulation schemes used in IEEE wireless LANs.
    • Identify the purpose of the physical layer in the OSI reference model.

    Conducting a Site Survey

    • Identify the benefits of performing a site survey.
    • Describe the tools used in a site survey and their functions.
    • Analyze building layouts for wireless network performance.

    Planning, Designing, and Deploying a Wireless LAN

    • Assess the need for a wireless network.
    • Outline the steps for designing a wireless LAN.
    • Explain the importance of providing user support.
    • Design a layout for wireless LAN components.

    Wireless MAC and Network Layer Standards

    • Explain the benefits of Mobile IP.
    • Describe the functions of the MAC layer in a wireless LAN.
    • Compare wireless LAN configurations.

    Securing and Managing a Wireless Network

    • Explain basic wireless network maintenance functions.
    • Analyze wireless LAN security protections and their vulnerabilities.
    • Identify types of wireless network attacks.
    • Compare network monitoring tools and their uses.

    Future Wireless Technologies

    • Summarize the uses of WPAN, WLAN, WMAN, and WWAN networks.
    • Develop a plan for a wireless LAN.

    Introduction to Wireless Technologies

    • Identify various applications of wireless technologies.
    • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of wireless networks.

    How Wireless Works

    • Calculate radio frequency gain and loss.
    • Describe the role of antennas in radio wave transmission.
    • Explain principles of radio wave transmission.

    Wireless LAN Components and Standards

    • Compare and contrast types of wireless networks.
    • Identify the hardware devices used in a wireless LAN.
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