EC8551 COMMUNICATION NETWORKS L T P C 3 0 0 3
OBJECTIVES: The student should be made to: Understand the division of network functionalities into layers. Be familiar with the components required to build different types of networks Be exposed to the required functionality at each layer Learn the flow control and congestion control algorithms
UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS & LINK LAYER 9 Overview of Data Communications- Networks – Building Network and its types– Overview of Internet - Protocol Layering - OSI Mode – Physical Layer – Overview of Data and Signals - introduction to Data Link Layer - Link layer Addressing- Error Detection and Correction
UNIT II MEDIA ACCESS & INTERNETWORKING 9 Overview of Data link Control and Media access control - Ethernet (802.3) - Wireless LANs – Available Protocols – Bluetooth – Bluetooth Low Energy – WiFi – 6LowPAN–Zigbee - Network layer services – Packet Switching – IPV4 Address – Network layer protocols ( IP, ICMP, Mobile IP)
UNIT III ROUTING 9 Routing - Unicast Routing – Algorithms – Protocols – Multicast Routing and its basics – Overview of Intradomain and interdomain protocols – Overview of IPv6 Addressing – Transition from IPv4 to IPv6
UNIT IV TRANSPORT LAYER 9 Introduction to Transport layer –Protocols- User Datagram Protocols (UDP) and Transmission Control Protocols (TCP) –Services – Features – TCP Connection – State Transition Diagram – Flow, Error and Congestion Control - Congestion avoidance (DECbit, RED) – QoS – Application requirements
UNIT V APPLICATION LAYER 9 Application Layer Paradigms – Client Server Programming – World Wide Web and HTTP - DNS- - Electronic Mail (SMTP, POP3, IMAP, MIME) – Introduction to Peer to Peer Networks – Need for Cryptography and Network Security – Firewalls.
OUTCOMES: At the end of the course, the student should be able to: Identify the components required to build different types of networks Choose the required functionality at each layer for given application Identify solution for each functionality at each layer Trace the flow of information from one node to another node in the network
1. Behrouz A. Forouzan, ―Data communication and Networking‖, Fifth Edition, Tata McGraw – Hill, 2013 (UNIT I –V)
1. James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross, ―Computer Networking - A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet‖, Seventh Edition, Pearson Education, 2016.
2. Nader. F. Mir,― Computer and Communication Networks‖, Pearson Prentice Hall Publishers, 2nd Edition, 2014.
3. Ying-Dar Lin, Ren-Hung Hwang, Fred Baker, ―Computer Networks: An Open Source Approach‖, Mc Graw Hill Publisher, 2011.
4. Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie, ―Computer Networks: A Systems Approach‖, Fifth Edition, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2011.
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