COURSE OBJECTIVES

1

To provide students with an overview of the concepts and fundamentals of data communication and computer networks

2

To familiarize with the basic taxonomy and terminology of computer networking area.

3

Learn basic concepts of computer networking and acquire practical notions of protocols with the emphasis on TCP/IP.

4

 

A lab provides a practical approach to Client-Server networking: networks are assembled, and experiments are made to understand the layered architecture and how do some important protocols work.

5

Network configuration and management on UNIX


COURSE OUTCOMES

CO1

To master the terminology and concepts of the OSI reference model and the TCP‐IP reference model.  

CO2

To master the concepts of protocols, network interfaces, and   design/performance issues in local area networks and wide area networks

CO3

To be familiar with wireless networking concepts

CO4

To be familiar with contemporary issues in networking technologies

CO5

To be familiar with network tools and network programming  

CO6

Familiarity with the basic protocols of computer networks, and how they can be used to assist in network design and implementation.