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Wireless Networking Concepts

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

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Optimization and Future Wireless Technologies

    • Identify optimizations and future trends in wireless.
    • Recognize which options are available in long range wireless technology.

    Wireless Technologies

    • Recognize the concepts of radio frequency.
    • Apply the components of radio frequency mathematics and measurements to wireless concepts.
    • Identify radio frequency signal characteristics and antenna concepts.
    • Identify industry organizations in wireless technology.

    Wireless Standards

    • Compare wireless modulation schemes used in Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) wireless LANs.
    • Explain the types of spread spectrum and underlying concepts.
    • Explain 802.11 protocol and concepts.
    • Identify IEEE 802.11 layers, methods, and functions.

    Planning, Designing, and Deploying a Wireless LAN

    • Describe the WLAN infrastructure devices and how to manage them.
    • Describe implementation of WLAN technology and associated roles.
    • Explain how to manage and troubleshoot WLAN implementations.

    Securing and Managing a Wireless Network

    • Identify 802.11 security issues, strengths and weaknesses, analysis, and troubleshooting.
    • Describe the process and technical aspects of RF site surveys.
    • Identify methods and equipment involved in site surveys.
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