Network Technologies - TELE3118

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Electrical Eng and Telecommunications

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prereq: ELEC2142

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Network architectures in terms of topology, role (client/server, peer-to-peer), and layered specification. Packet and circuit switching. Physical characteristics of network transmission links. Medium access control protocols for wired links (e.g. Ethernet) and wireless links (e.g. 802.11). Protocols for error and flow control and their link layer application. Interconnection of networks using bridges, switches and routers. Routing techniques, including Dijkstra's algorithm, distance vector and link state routing. Addressing and naming. Network congestion control. End-to-end protocols for matching applications to networks, including TCP and UDP. Network applications, such as web (HTTP), email (SMTP, POP, IMAP), and streaming media (e.g.VOIP).


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