Prerequisite: CSC 112, CSC 113

Course content

LAN transmission media, LAN protocols, CSMA/CD bus, token ring. Token bus, high speed and bridged LAN, bridges. Spanning tree algorithms, topology turning remote bridges, routing algorithm, comparison with transparent bridges. Internet work with different LAN, WAN. Characteristics of public data networks, circuit and packer switching, packet types, interconnection of X25 networks ISDN, Internetworking (Architecture & Issues). Internet networking protocol standards. Practical session: term paper, visit network environment & assignment.

Course duration/regulation:

This course shall be covered within 15 weeks of 3 hours per week or 45 lecture hours in a semester. The overall assessment shall be on the basis of continuous assessment (CA) and theoretical exam.

Level of Study: 200 Level