ntc362 | undergraduate
Fundamentals Of Networking
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Analog Signals, A/D-D/A in Telecommunications and the Digital Hierarchy
- Explain the T(X) and the synchronous optical network digital hierarchy.
- Explain the basics of analog signals and analog modulation types: amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, phase modulation, and Quadrature Amplitude Modulation.
- Analyze the technologies for analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversions in telecommunications.
OSI Model, Switching Systems, Network Channel Processors, and Media
- Explain the Open Systems Interconnection protocol model.
- Identify the advantages and disadvantages of circuit switching and its major protocols.
- Identify the advantages and disadvantages of packet switching and its major protocols.
- Explain radio frequency transmission characteristics.
- Analyze the common frequency bands and the necessity for different protocols in wireless communications.
- Compare the challenges of using satellites in end-to-end communications links.
- Identify the predominant electronic and physical threats to communications networks.
- Explain the importance of explicit enterprise security policies and procedures.
- Describe potential threat detection and protection techniques.
Evolution of the Telecommunications Industry
- Describe the evolution of the telecommunications industry and its major technologies.
- Identify past and present voice communications technologies.
- Describe telecommunications network structures.
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