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ITBP210: Communications and Network Fundamentals

Description:Introduction to data communication systems; Local Area Networks and OSI layer model, with emphasis on data link and physical layers; Analog and digital communication systems; Multiplexing; Modulation techniques; Transport protocols. Ethernet technologies; Internet Protocol (IP); wireless standards; network applications
Credit Hours.:3
Text Book: Data Communications and Networking, Behrouz A Forouzan, McGraw Hill
Coordinator: Shawqi Kharbash
Topics Outline:
  1. Introduction
  2. Information, data, and signals
  3. Digital transmission
  4. Analog Transmission
  5. Multiplexing
  6. Introduction to networks
  7. Data link layer 1
  8. Data link layer 2
  9. Wireless LANs
  10. Network Layer: IP
  11. Introduction to transport protocol
  12. Selected topics
  1. Define the various services and technologies of the Internet and OSI networking layer models.
  2. Recognize the relationship between data and signals including different encoding techniques and multiplexing schemes.
  3. Identify the different mechanisms and functions of the data link layer such as error control, flow control, and medium access strategies and technologies
  4. Demonstrate the main functions of the TCP/IP protocol stack.
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Pre-requisitePHY105: General Physics 1
ITBP205: Digital Design and Computer Organization
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