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Chapter: Introduction

Wi-Fi Fundamentals LiveLessons: Introduction

04m 22s

Chapter: Lesson 1: Connecting Without Wires

Learning Objectives

01m 7s

1.1 Understanding WPAN, WLAN, WMAN, and WWAN

04m 37s

1.2 Using Ad Hoc Networks and Infrastructure Mode

03m 50s

1.3 SSID and Roaming

06m 33s

1.4 Specialized Wi-Fi Devices - WGBs, Repeaters, Bridges, and Mesh

04m 19s

1.5 The Roles of the IEEE and the Wi-Fi Alliance

03m 40s

Chapter: Lesson 2: Sending a Signal - Powers and Power Math in Wi-Fi

Learning Objectives

01m 12s

2.1 Why Power Matters

01m 28s

2.2 Understanding dB and dbm

12m 59s

2.3 Using dBi and dBd

05m 38s

2.4 Understanding EIRP

08m 15s

Chapter: Lesson 3: Sending a Signal – Antennas

Learning Objectives

01m 35s

3.1 Exploring Antenna Principles

07m 48s

3.2 Understanding Radiation Patterns

11m 44s

3.3 Why Use Directional Antennas?

02m 47s

3.4 Understanding Common Omnidirectional Types of Antennas and Polarization

07m 54s

3.5 Using Connectors

02m 37s

3.6 Examining Attenuators, Amplifiers, Lightning Arrestors, and Splitters

04m 51s

Chapter: Lesson 4: Sending a Signal – Overcoming Distance and Obstacles

Learning Objectives

01m 47s

4.1 Understanding RF Terms and Concepts - Frequency, Wavelength, and Amplitude

08m 36s

4.2 Going through Obstacles - Absorption, Reflection, Multipath, Scattering, and Refraction

09m 53s

4.3 Losing or Gaining Signal in Free Space - Line of Sight, Free Path Loss Model, and Fresnel Zone

06m 58s

4.4 Understanding RSSI and SNR

04m 57s

4.5 Exploring the RF Spectrum

04m 27s

4.6 Competing with non-802.11 Transmissions - Bluetooth, DECT, ZigBee, WiMAX, Radars, and Others

13m 48s

Chapter: Lesson 5: Converting Bits into RF Waves

Learning Objectives

01m 54s

5.1 Understanding the Spread Spectrum Technology

10m 20s

5.2 Exploring DSSS Basic Modulations - DBPSK and QBPSK

07m 48s

5.3 Exploring DSSS Advanced Modulation - CCK

05m 26s

5.4 Exploring OFDM Basic Modulations - BPSK and QPSK

08m 14s

5.5 Exploring OFDM Advanced Modulation - QAM

08m 10s

5.6 Issues Linked to Channel Overlaps and Channel Reuse

13m 40s

Chapter: Lesson 6: 802.11 and Ever Faster Wi-Fi

Learning Objectives

02m 32s

6.1 Understanding the Original 802.11

08m 7s

6.2 Understanding 802.11b

11m 48s

6.3 Understanding 802.11a and 802.11g

19m 30s

6.4 Going Faster - 802.11n Channel Aggregation and Blocks

07m 2s

6.5 Going Faster - 802.11n MIMO (MRC, TxBF, and Spatial Multiplexing)

14m 34s

6.6 Going Even Faster - 802.11ac

19m 44s

6.7 Other Ways of Making the Spectrum More Efficient

06m 42s

Chapter: Lesson 7: Wi-Fi Security

Learning Objectives

02m 0s

7.1 Understanding Wi-Fi Security Components

02m 3s

7.2 Securing Authentication

13m 26s

7.3 Encrypting Traffic

11m 40s

7.4 Distributing and Managing the Keys

09m 19s

7.5 Understanding Wi-Fi Security History

04m 41s

7.6 Exploring Wi-Fi Security Exchanges

09m 4s

Chapter: Lesson 8: Crafting and Exchanging 802.11 Frames

Learning Objectives

02m 34s

8.1 How Frames Are Sent

14m 44s

8.2 Frame Format and Speeds

13m 52s

8.3 The Management Frames That Are Used to Discover the Network

06m 46s

8.4 The Management Frames That Are Used to Connect to the Network

04m 17s

8.5 The Control Frames That Are Used to Improve Communication

05m 32s

8.6 Frame Speeds

16m 54s

8.7 Wireless QoS

16m 16s

8.8 The Power Save Configuration

09m 37s