WiFi Wireless 802.11
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This course has been designed to give engineers a good basic understanding of the technologies and functions associated with the 802 wireless LAN standards. A good basic understanding of wireless technologies is recommended before attending the course but some basic information will be covered.
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Introduction to Wireless Networks
Overview of 802.11 Networks (4 topics)
- 802.11 networks family tree
- Nomenclature & design
- Mobility support
802.11 MAC Fundamentals (5 topics)
- MAC access modes & timing
- Contention-based access using DCF
- Frame format
- Contention-based data service
802.11 Frame in Detail (4 topics)
- Data frames
- Control frames
- Management frames
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) (4 topics)
- Cryptographic Background of WEP
- Problems with WEP
- Dynamic WEP
User Authentication with 802.1X (4 topics)
- Extensible authentication protocol
- EAP methods
802.11i Robust Security Networks, TKIP & CCMP (4 topics)
- Temporal key integrity protocol (TKIP)
- Counter mode with CBC-MAC (CCMP)
- Robust security network (RSN)
Management Operations (8 topics)
- Power conservation
- Timer synchronisation
- Spectrum management
Physical Layer Overview (5 topics)
- Physical layer architecture
- Radio link
- RF propagation with 802.11
- RF engineering with 802.11
Frequency Hopping (FH) PHY (5 topics)
- Frequency hopping transmission
- Gaussian frequency shift keying (GFSK)
- FH PHY convergence procedure (PLCP)
- Frequency hopping PMD sublayer
Direct Sequence PHY: DSSS & HR/DSSS (802.11b) (4 topics)
- Direct sequence transmission
- Differential phase shift keying (DPSK)
- The “original” direct sequence PHY
- Complementary code keying
802.11a & 802.11j: 5 GHz OFDM PHY (5 topics)
- Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)
- OFDM as applied by 802.11a
- OFDM PLCP
- OFDM PMD
Using 802.11 Access Points (4 topics)
- General functions of an access point
- Power over Ethernet (PoE)
- Selecting access points
- Cisco 1200 access point
Logical Wireless Network (4 topics)
- Evaluating a logical architecture
- Topology examples
- Choosing your logical architecture
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