IEEE -1995 - Network Systems Tutorial for IEEE Std 802.3: Repeater Functions and System Design Topology Considerations for Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD) Local Area Networks (LANs)
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An indispensable resource for system installers and subsystem component developers, IEEE's Network Systems Tutorial for IEEE Std 802.3 provides essential background material required to understand the basic functioning of the CSMA/CD (Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection) packet network. With an exclusive focus on the ISO/IEC (International Organization of Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission) 8802-3 10 Mb/s CSMA/CD network, this informative tutorial addresses two vital parameters that determine the constraints on network timing-network acquisition time and maximum framelength. It explains the role of the repeater and its significance in the definition of maximum network size. Moreover, it includes a propagation budget table together with an example of all elements that delay the propagation of a transmitted signal in a CSMA/CD network.
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