The student should be made to:
- Understand the division of network functionalities into layers.
- Be familiar with the components required to build different types of networks
- Be exposed to the required functionality at each layer
- Learn the flow control and congestion control algorithms
UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS & LINK LAYER 9
Overview of Data Communications- Networks – Building Network and its types– Overview of Internet – Protocol Layering – OSI Mode – Physical Layer – Overview of Data and Signals -introduction to Data Link Layer – Link layer Addressing- Error Detection and Correction
UNIT II MEDIA ACCESS & INTERNETWORKING 9
Overview of Data link Control and Media access control – Ethernet (802.3) – Wireless LANs –Available Protocols – Bluetooth – Bluetooth Low Energy – WiFi – 6LowPAN–Zigbee – Network layer services – Packet Switching – IPV4 Address – Network layer protocols ( IP, ICMP, Mobile IP)
UNIT III ROUTING 9
Routing – Unicast Routing – Algorithms – Protocols – Multicast Routing and its basics – Overview of Intradomain and interdomain protocols – Overview of IPv6 Addressing – Transition from IPv4 to IPv6
UNIT IV TRANSPORT LAYER 9
Introduction to Transport layer –Protocols- User Datagram Protocols (UDP) and Transmission Control Protocols (TCP) –Services – Features – TCP Connection – State Transition Diagram –Flow, Error and Congestion Control – Congestion avoidance (DECbit, RED) – QoS – Application requirements
UNIT V APPLICATION LAYER 9
Application Layer Paradigms – Client Server Programming – World Wide Web and HTTP – DNS- -Electronic Mail (SMTP, POP3, IMAP, MIME) – Introduction to Peer to Peer Networks – Need for Cryptography and Network Security – Firewalls.
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
- Identify the components required to build different types of networks
- Choose the required functionality at each layer for given application
- Identify solution for each functionality at each layer
- Trace the flow of information from one node to another node in the network
1. Behrouz A. Forouzan, ―Data communication and Networking‖, Fifth Edition, Tata McGraw –Hill, 2013 (UNIT I –V)
1. James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross, ―Computer Networking – A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet‖, Seventh Edition, Pearson Education, 2016.
2. Nader. F. Mir,― Computer and Communication Networks‖, Pearson Prentice Hall Publishers, 2nd Edition, 2014.
3. Ying-Dar Lin, Ren-Hung Hwang, Fred Baker, ―Computer Networks: An Open Source Approach‖, Mc Graw Hill Publisher, 2011.
4. Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie, ―Computer Networks: A Systems Approach‖, Fifth Edition, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2011.