COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Data Communication and Networks
Course Code: 
15ECE311
Year Taught: 
2015
Semester: 
6
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Data Communication and Networks' is a course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Data Communication Concepts - Networks and open system standards - OSI reference model - Network layered architecture - Network topologies and the physical layer - Bus/Tree topology - ring topology, star topology - Transmission media and technologies.

Unit 2

Protocol concepts - MAC layer - LAN and standards – MAN - WAN - Network routing - Public data networks – Circuit-switched data network - Packet-switched data network - Internet protocol - ISDN.

Unit 3

Network Interconnections - LAN-to-LAN connections - LAN-to-Host connections – Repeaters - Bridges - Routers and Gateways - Interconnection utilities - Electronic mail – VoIP – DNS – HTTP - Networks management- WLAN.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. James Kurose and Keith Ross, “Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach”, 5th/6th Edition, Addison Wesley, 2010.

REFERENCES

  1. Larry L. Peterson and Bruce S. Davie, “Computer Networks - A Systems Approach”, Morgan Kaufmann, Fifth edition, 2011.
  2. Andrew. S. Tannenbaum, DavidJ.Whetheral, "Computer Networks", Prentice Hall, Fifth Edition, 2010.