[As per Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) scheme]
(Effective from the academic year 2016 -2017)
SEMESTER – IV
Number of Lecture Hours/Week
Total Number of Lecture Hours
CREDITS – 04
Course objectives: This course will enable students to
Comprehend the transmission technique of digital data between two or more computers and a
computer network that allows computers to exchange data.
Explain with the basics of data communication and various types of computer networks;
Illustrate TCP/IP protocol suite and switching criteria.
Demonstrate Medium Access Control protocols for reliable and noisy channels.
Expose wireless and wired LANs along with IP version.
Illustrate basic computer network technology.
Identify the different types of network topologies and protocols.
Enumerate the layers of the OSI model and TCP/IP functions of each layer.
Make out the different types of network devices and their functions within a network
Introduction: Data Communications, Networks, Network Types, Internet History,
Standards and Administration, Networks Models: Protocol Layering, TCP/IP Protocol
suite, The OSI model, Introduction to Physical Layer-1: Data and Signals, Digital
Signals, Transmission Impairment, Data Rate limits, Performance, Digital Transmission:
Digital to digital conversion (Only Line coding: Polar, Bipolar and Manchester coding).
Physical Layer-2: Analog to digital conversion (only PCM), Transmission Modes,
Analog Transmission: Digital to analog conversion, Bandwidth Utilization:
Multiplexing and Spread Spectrum, Switching: Introduction, Circuit Switched Networks
and Packet switching.
Error Detection and Correction: Introduction, Block coding, Cyclic codes, Checksum,
Forward error correction, Data link control: DLC services, Data link layer protocols,
HDLC, and Point to Point protocol (Framing, Transition phases only).
Media Access control: Random Access, Controlled Access and Channelization,
Wired LANs Ethernet: Ethernet Protocol, Standard Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit
Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless LANs: Introduction, IEEE 802.11 Project
Other wireless Networks: WIMAX, Cellular Telephony, Satellite networks, Network
layer Protocols : Internet Protocol, ICMPv4,Mobile IP, Next generation IP: IPv6
addressing, The IPv6 Protocol, The ICMPv6 Protocol and Transition from IPv4 to IPv6.
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