Overview of computer networks: Network architecture and the ISO-OSI model. Circuit switching, packet switching. Network topology: Connectivity analysis, delay analysis and backbone analysis. Physical layer: Transmission and multiplexing, terminal handling, errors. Data link layer and link protocols. Network layer: Routing and congestion, satellite and packet radio networks, local networks. Transmission and session layer, presentation layer, application layer. Ethernet, token ring networks, protocols, discussion of some networks and their properties, network planning and management.
1.To be able to analyse systems using fundamental concepts of communication.
2.To be able to analyse layered network architecture and Internet protocols.
3.To be able to realize the designed networks and protocols.
|Chapter 1 Introduction, Chapter 2 Network Models|
|Chapter 3 Data and Signals|
|Chapter 6 Multiplexing & Spreading|
|Chapter 7 Transmission Media|
Chap 9 : Using Telephone and Cable for Data Transmission + Chap 13: Wired LANs: Ethernet
|Chap 14: Wireless LANs|
Chap 18: Virtual Circuit Networks: Frame Relay & ATM
|Chap 19: Network Layer: Logical Addressing|
Chap 23: Process to Process Delivery:UDP,TCP,SCTP
|Chap 25: Domain Name System|
Chap 26: Remote Logging, Electronic Mail, File Transfer
|Chap 27: WWW and HTTP|