Introduction to Computer Networks: Introduction Network Hardware, Network Software, OSI and TCP/IP Reference Models
Data Communications: Transmission Media, Wireless Transmission, Transmission in ISDN, Broad Band ISDN, ATM Networks
Design Issues in Data Link Layer: Data Link Control, Error Detection & Correction
Sliding Window Protocols, IEEE Standards 802.2, 802.3, 802.4,802.5, 802.6, Overview of High-Speed LANs.
Design Issues in Network layer: Routing Algorithms-Shortest Path routing, Link State routing, Hierarchical routing, Broadcast and Multicast routing algorithms; Congestion Control Algorithms, Network Layer in the Internet: IP Protocol, IP Address.
Mid Exam – 1
Internet Transport Protocols:Transport Service, Elements of Transport Protocols, TCP and UDP Protocols
Overview of: DNS, SNMP, Electronic Mail, FTP, TFTP, BOOTP, HTTP Protocols
Overview of Network Devices: Repeaters, Bridges, Routers, Gateways, Multiprotocol Routers, Routers, Switches, Modems, NIC, Wireless Access Points, Transceivers,
Overview of Advanced Concepts in Networks: Cellular Networks, Adhoc Networks, Mobile Adhoc Networks, Sensor Networks, Virtual Private Networks. Delay Tolerant Networks, IPv6
Mid Exam – 2
Text Book: Computer Networks, Andrews S Tanenbaum, Edition 5, PHI, ISBN:-81-203-1165-5
Data Communications and Networking, Behrouz A Forouzan , Tata McGraw-Hill Co Ltd, Second Edition
Computer networks, Mayank Dave, CENGAGE.
Computer networks, A System Approach, 5th ed, Larry L Peterson and Bruce S Davie, Elsevier.
An Engineering Approach to Computer Networks-S.Keshav, 2nd Edition, Pearson Education.
Understanding communications and Networks, 3rd Edition, W.A. Shay, Thomson.