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Course Detail

Course Name Computer Networking and Internet
Course Code 18CA305
Program M. C. A., M. C. A. ( Offered at Mysuru Campus )
Semester Three
Credits Four
Year Taught 2018
Degree Postgraduate (PG)
School School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering
Campus Kochi, Mysuru, Amritapuri


Computer Networks and the internet – Protocol layers -The Network Edge- The Network Core– Delay– Loss and Throughput in Packet Switched Networks – Application layer protocols – HTTP- DNS – PPP file sharing Introduction to Transport Layer Services – Connectionless Transport- UDP – Principles of Reliable Data Transfer- Connection Oriented Transport- TCP Traffic Control: Packet Scheduling, TCP Congestion Control, – Leaky Bucket, Token Bucket-Internet protocol – Internet Layer-Class full Addressing – Class less addressing – Private Addresses – Subnets – Subnet masks –ARP – ICMP-Routing & Forwarding – Global Internet– RIP – OSPF – BGP – Broadcast & Multicast routing-Multimedia Networking – Multimedia networking applications – Streaming stored video and audio – Protocols for real time interactive applications

Common network services and tools – ifconfig, nw.js – netcat – netstat – DNS – dhcp – apache – Nginx – Go language

Text Books

  1. James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross, “Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach”, 6th Edition, Addison Wesley, 2008.
  2. Larry Peterson and Bruce Davie, “Computer Networks: A Systems Approach”, Fourth Edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2007.
  3. Richard Stevens, Bill Fenner and Andrew M. Rudoff, “UNIX Network Programming”, Volume 1: “The Sockets Networking API”, Third Edition, Addison Wesley, 2004.
  4. Andrew S.Tanenbaum, “Computer Networks”, Fifth Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 2011.

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