So, in Patterson's Data Communication textbook, I was solving some numericals related to transmission delay and stuff of that kind. I get that transmission delay is the time taken by a station to "put" its data on the link(I assume, wire). But do we encounter transmission delay at destination site as well ie., does it take time to "unload" the data from the wire back to the destination station.
Related to this, shouldn't total delay for first bit sent to first bit received be equal to (1transmission time) + (1propagation time) for a link between station A and B. Consequently, the total delay from first bit sent to last bit received should be=(2transmission time) + (1propagation time) taking the extra transmission time on destination site?
Is it correct or did I make some mistake conceptualising it because regardless of asking such questions which are concerned about first bit and last bit sending in the textbook, the official solution manual for this book uses a single transmission time formula for every question. Please help.