Circuit-Switching Fundamentals

  • A. E. JoelJr.
Part of the Applications of Communications Theory book series (ACTH)


There are three major elements in a multiuser telecommunication system. These are the station or terminal equipment, the transmission media and repeaters, and the centralized or distributed switching entities including the signaling required for them to function.


Time Slot Switching System Switching Network Packet Switching Circuit Switching 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. E. JoelJr.
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  1. 1.Bell Telephone LaboratoriesHolmdelUSA

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