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How are Connection to the Internet broken down?
physical connection, the logical connection, and applications.
Explain the physical connection.
A physical connection is made by connecting an adapter card, such as a modem or a NIC, from a PC to a network. The physical connection is used to transfer signals between PCs within the local-area network (LAN) and to remote devices on the Internet.
explain the local connection
The logical connection uses standards called protocols
What is a protocol
A protocol is a formal description of a set of rules and conventions that govern how devices on a network communicate.
What is the primary set of protocol used on the internet
The Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite is the primary set of protocols used on the Internet
How does the TCP/IP protocol suite work
The TCP/IP suite works together to transmit and receive data, or information.
Explain the application part of the internet connection
or software programs, that interpret and display data in an understandable form. Applications work with protocols to send and receive data across the Internet.
Transistor
Device that emplifies a signal or opens and closes a circuit.
Integrated circuit
Device made of semiconductor material that contains many transistors and performs a specific task.
Resistor
an electrical component that limits or regulates the flow of electrical current in an electronic circuit.
Capacitor
Electronic component that stores energy in the form of an electrostatic field consists of 2 conducting metal plates separtated by an insulating material.
Connector
The part of a cable that plugs into a port or interface.
Light emitting diode (LED)
Semiconductor device that emits light when a current passes throught it.
Printed circuit board (PCB)
A circuit board which has conducting tracks superimposed, on one or both sides. May also contain microprocessors,chips and integrated circuits and other electronic components
CD-ROM
A device read only information from a CD-ROM