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Data communication and networks 1 ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: J Kamruzzaman / I Gondal

Gippsland First semester 2005 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2005 (OCL)
OS-HKG-CID First semester 2005 (OCL)
Singapore First semester 2005 (OCL)
Gippsland SA-02 2005 (Day)
Gippsland SA-02 2005 (OCL)
Hong Kong SA-02 2005 (OCL)
Singapore SA-02 2005 (OCL)
Gippsland Summer 2005 (Day)
Gippsland Summer 2005 (OCL)
Hong Kong Summer 2005 (OCL)
Singapore Summer 2005 (OCL)

Synopsis: Introduction to a layered approach to communications systems; properties of various transmission media; calculation of channel capacity; modulation techniques and modems; multiplexers and concentrators, public services; circuit and packet switching facilities; error detection methods; local area networks; internetworking. Access to the university's computer systems through an Internet service provider is compulsory for off-campus students.

Assessment: Assignments: 30% + Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prerequisites: GCO9802 (or GCO2812 as a corequisite)

Corequisites: GCO2812 (or GCO9802 as a prerequisite)

Prohibitions: BUS2062, CFR2204, COT2001, CSC3182, RDT3662