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Using OPNET Software to Model Communication Networks and Distributed Systems for Home and Business

Author: 
Summers, Wayne ; Obando, Rodrigo
Issue Date: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Description: 
This presentation focuses on a product called OPNET, a network simulation tool. The presentation includes several exercises to set up and evaluate various network topologies (setups). Modeling, simulating, collecting and analyzing data are possible with this tool.
Keywords: 
OPNET, network simulation, configuring networks, modem-based networks, cable_or_dsl-based_network
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Learner
Type: 
Instructional Material : Lesson
Publisher: 
ACM TECS Workshop, Columbus State University, GA
URL: 
http://hdl.handle.net/2378/320
CSTA Classification: 

CD.L3A-01

Describe the unique features of computers embedded in mobile devices and vehicles (e.g., cell phones, automobiles, airplanes).

CD.L3A-03

Describe the principal components of computer organization (e.g., input, output, processing, and storage).

CD.L3B-04

Describe the issues that impact network functionality (e.g., latency, bandwidth, firewalls, server capability).

CPP.L3B-04

Explore principles of system design in scaling, efficiency, and security.

CPP.L3B-05

Deploy principles of security by implementing encryption and authentication strategies.

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