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Computer Networks (2140709)

Teaching Scheme (in Hours)

Theory Tutorial Practical Total
4 0 2 6

Subject Credit :  6

Examination Scheme (in marks)

PA (M)
ESE Viva (V)
PA (I)

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Unit-1:  Introduction to computer networks and Internet

Understanding of network and Internet, The network edge, The network core, Understanding of Delay, Loss and Throughput in the packet-switching network, protocols layers and their service model, History of the computer network.

Unit-2:  Application Layer

Principles of computer applications, Web and HTTP, E-mail, DNS, Socket programming with TCP and UDP.

Unit-3:  Transport Layer

Introduction and transport layer services, Multiplexing and Demultiplexing, Connection less transport (UDP), Principles of reliable data transfer, Connection oriented transport (TCP), Congestion control.

Unit-4:  Network Layer

Introduction, Virtual and Datagram networks, study of router, IP protocol and addressing in the Internet, Routing algorithms, Broadcast and Multicast routing.

Unit-5:  The Link layer and Local area networks

Introduction and link layer services, error-detection and correction techniques, Multiple access protocols, addressing, Ethernet, switches.

Reference Books

Sr. Title Author Publication Amazon Link
1 Computer Networking- A Top-Down approach Kurose and Ross Pearson
2 Computer Networks Andrew Tanenbaum Pearson
3 Computer Networking and the Internet Fred Halsall Addison Wesley
4 Data Communications and Networking Behrouz Forouzan McGraw Hill
5 TCP/IP Protocol Suite Behrouz Forouzan McGraw Hill

Course Outcome

At the end of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Analyze the requirements for a given organizational structure and select the most appropriate networking architecture and technologies.
  • Specify and identify deficiencies in existing protocols, and then go onto formulate new and better protocols.
  • analyze, specify and design the topological and routing strategies for an IP based networking infrastructure.
  • Have a working knowledge of datagram and internet socket programming.

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