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.
Summarize the uses of WPAN, WLAN, WMAN, and WWAN networks.
Wireless MAC and Network Layer Standards
Compare wireless LAN configurations.
Describe the functions of the MAC layer in a wireless LAN.
Explain the benefits of Mobile IP.
Introduction to Wireless Technologies
Identify various applications of wireless technologies.
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of wireless networks.
Planning, Designing, and Deploying a Wireless LAN
Design a layout for wireless LAN components.
Explain the importance of providing user support.
Outline the steps for designing a wireless LAN.
Assess the need for a wireless network.
Conducting a Site Survey
Analyze building layouts for wireless network performance.
Describe the tools used in a site survey and their functions.
Identify the benefits of performing a site survey.
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.
Wireless LAN Components and Standards
Identify the hardware devices used in a wireless LAN.
Compare and contrast types of wireless networks.
How Wireless Works
Explain principles of radio wave transmission.
Describe the role of antennas in radio wave transmission.
Calculate radio frequency gain and loss.
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