13D111LRM - Local Area Networks

Course specification
Course title Local Area Networks
Acronym 13D111LRM
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Computer Engineering and Informatics
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition none
      The goal Introduce basic concepts in local area networks (topology, protocols, internetworking, network managenment).
      The outcome By the end of this course, students will be able to: understand basic concepts in local area networks (topology, protocols, internetworking, network managenment); use literature with the aim to deepen their knowledge in this field.
      Contents of lectures Data communication concepts. Transmission media. Data communication networks. TCP/IP protocol. OSI protocol. Encoding, multiplexing, error detection and retransmission. Topology. Bus/tree. Ring. Star. Protocol reference model. LLC level. MAC level. CSMA/CD LAN. Token ring LAN. Token bus LAN. Wireless LAN. Internetworking. Bridges and routers. Network management. LAN performance.
      Contents of exercises no
      1. W. Stallings, Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, Prentice Hall, USA, 6th. Ed., 2000.
      2. G. Keiser, Local area networks, McGraw-Hill, USA, 2nd. ed., 2001.
      3. Selected professional and scientific papers
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching lectures
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 70
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
      Colloquia 30
      Seminars 0