Data Networks and Data Communication IA6006

Course Objectives

To gain familiarity with the basic functions of modern data networks. Be able to establish and operate a local network.

Course Description

Hardware in local networks, nettwork operating systems, design of local networks, topology. Communication protocols in local networks, communication with peripheral equipment, modem communication and ISDN. Services in local and remote networks, client-server systems, network monitoring systems, logging on and reporting. Data security and wireless networks. Practical assignments in the use, organisation and operation of PC-based local networks.

Learning Methods

Lectures and practical assignments.

Assessment Methods

One mid-term assessment (counting 30%) and a final examination which will count for 70% of the final grade. The assessment and the final examination are written.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Unni Stamland Kaasin <>, last modified Morten Borg - 12/12/2007