Foundations of Data Comm & the Internet (ELEC5740)
UNIT OF STUDY
Students undertaking this unit should be familiar with fundamental digital technologies and representations such as bit complement and internal word representation. Students should also have a basic understanding of the physical properties of communication channels, techniques and limitations. Furthermore, students should be able to apply fundamental mathematical skills. The unit will cover the following specific material: Communication reference models (TCP/IP, ATM and OSI). Circuit switched and packet switched communication. Network node functions and building blocks. LAN, MAN and WAN technologies. ATM systems. Protocols fundamental mechanisms. The TCP/IP core protocols (IP, ICMP, DHCP, ARP, TCP, UDP etc.). Applications and protocols (FTP, Telnet, SMTP, HTTP etc.).
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Further unit of study information
2 hours of lectures, 2 hours tutorial per week. 2 hours of labs per fortnight.
Through semester assessment (40%), Final Exam (60%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
NETS2150, NETS2009, ELEC4501, NETS2909, NETS3007, ELEC3506, NETS3907, ELEC3504
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