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Computer Networking : A Top-Down Approach

Computer Networking : A Top-down Approach

Authors: James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross Chapter: Computer Networks And The Internet
ISBN: 9780132856201 Exercise: Problems
Edition: 6 Question: 15



Let a denote the rate of packets arriving at a link in packets/sec, and let μ denote the link’s transmission rate in packets/sec. Based on the formula for the total delay (i.e., the queuing delay plus the transmission delay) derived in the previous problem, derive a formula for the total delay in terms of a and μ.


Given rate of the transmission link and the rate of packets arriving at a link.

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