Subject Code: ECP2056
Objective: To introduce to students various fundamentals of data communication, protocols and computer networks.
Pre-Requisite: EEN1036: Digital Logic Design
Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 54 hours (lectures, tutorials & laboratory experiments)
Assessment: Lab: 10%
Test/Quiz: 15%
Tutorial/Assignment: 15%
Final Examination: 60%
Laboratory: 1. Circuit Board Familiarization & Modem
2. Communication Protocol Simulation (Using Network Simulator)
3. Group Assignment on Data Communications Technologies (equivalent to 3 hours of lab)
References:
  • Behrouz A. Forouzan, “Data Communications and Networking”, 4th edition, McGraw Hill, 2007. (Textbook)
  • William Stalling, “Data and Computer Communications”, 8th edition. Prentice Hall, 2007.
  • Fred Halsall, “Computer Networking and the Internet” 5th edition, Addison-Wesley, 2005.

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