Throughput analysis of IEEE802.11n using OPNET


Ghaleb, Abdulaziz M. and Chieng, David and Ting, Alvin Kee Ngoh and Kwong, Kae Hsiang and Lim, Kim Chuan and Lim, Heng Siong (2012) Throughput analysis of IEEE802.11n using OPNET. In: IET International Conference on Wireless Communications and Applications (ICWCA 2012). The Institution of Engineering and Technology, pp. 1-7. ISBN 978-1-84919-550-8

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The aim of this paper is to evaluate the throughput performance of IEEE802.11n WLANs using a well-known commercial simulator called OPNET Modeler. We study the effects of IP packet size, Modulation and Coding Scheme (MCS), Channel Bonding, number of MIMO spatial streams, Block Acknowledgement (BA) and Type of Service (ToS)/Access Category (AC) on maximum throughput and Throughput Efficiency (TE). The impact of multiple users' access on TE is also analyzed. From these studies we offer fresh insights on underlying configurations and operating conditions which affect the peak throughput performance and efficiency of IEEE802.11n system.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET)
Depositing User: Ms Rosnani Abd Wahab
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2013 03:14
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2020 16:45


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