Data Communication & Networks


Data Communication concepts, Analogue and digital Transmission, Noise, Media, Encoding, Asynchronous and Synchronous transmission. Network system architectures (OSI, TCP/IP), Error Control, Flow Control, Data Link Protocols, Bridging. Local Area Networks and MAC Layer protocols, Multiplexing, Switched and IP Networks, Inter-networking, Routing. Transport layer protocols TCP, UDP and SCTP. Application Layer Protocols. Wireless LANs. Lab exercises using tools such as Wire shark, OpNet, Packet tracer etc.

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