Data Communication and Networking
Data Communications and Networking, Behrouz A. Forouzan, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 5th, 2012.
Lab and Projects
Through the use of lectures, discussions, the text, assignments, labs, outside readings, and a research project, this course will familiarize students with the hardware, software, and issues of data and computer communications and networks.
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Network Models
Physical Layer and Media
Chapter 3 Data and Signals
Chapter 4 Digital Transmission
Chapter 5 Analog Transmission
Chapter 6 Bandwidth Utilization: Multiplexing and Spreading
Chapter 7 Transmission Media
Chapter 8 Switching
Chapter 9 Using Telephone and Cable Networks for Data Transmission
Data Link Layer
Chapter 10 Error Detection and Correction
Chapter 11 Data Link Control
Chapter 12 Multiple Access
Chapter 13 Wired LANs: Ethernet
Chapter 14 Wireless LANs
Chapter 15 Connecting LANs, Backbone Networks, and Virtual LANs
Chapter 16 Wireless WANs: Cellular Telephone and Satellite Networks
Chapter 17 SONET/SDH
Chapter 18 Virtual-Circuit Networks: Frame Relay and ATM
Chapter 19 Network Layer: Logical Addressing
Chapter 20 Network Layer: Internet Protocol
Chapter 21 Network Layer: Address Mapping, Error Reporting, and Multicasting
Chapter 22 Network Layer: Delivery, Forwarding, and Routing
Chapter 23 Process-to-Process Delivery: UDP, TCP, and SCTP
Chapter 24 Congestion Control and Quality of Service
Chapter 25 Domain Name System
Chapter 26 Remote Logging, Electronic Mail, and File Transfer
Chapter 27 WWW and HTTP
Chapter 28 Network Management: SNMP
Chapter 29 Multimedia
Chapter 30 Cryptography
Chapter 31 Network Security
Chapter 32 Security in the Internet: IPSec, SSL/TL
It contains labs and a project which is the sockets programming based sub-projects for the client/server model of communication.
The oral presentation on 1 topic in the textbook can be made by each student.
Assignment due dates will be strictly enforced. Assignments are to be done by individuals only. Plagiarism will be dealt with severely (at least 50% penalty).