Fundamentals of Data Communications and TCP/IP Networking (IT 511)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Information Technology(IT)
3
6.00
Erol Kabata┼č erol.kabatas@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Doctoral, Master
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Formal lecture,Laboratory
Interactive,Learner centered,Discussion based learning,Other
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CONTENT

The first part of the course gives the students an overview of data communication and networking. Basic concepts associated with data transmission and data communication techniques are presented to introduce students to communication. The second part of IT 511 provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the internal workings of different protocols in the TCP/IP protocol suite and how they are configured in the Linux and Windows NT environment. Topics include Networking Overview; Data Communication Techniques; Switching Concepts; OSI Reference Model and Layers; TCP/IP Protocol Suite and Services; TCP/IP Internetworking; IP Routing; TCP/IP Network Setup and Troubleshooting; Network Applications using SMTP, FTP, HTTP, DNS, DHCP and WINS.

OBJECTIVE

This course provides an opportunity to learn issues involved in data communication and data networks and give the participants an overview of both concepts. The course will begin with the fundemantals of data communication and basic concepts associated with data transmission and data communication techniques. In the second part of the course, we ll introduce the concept of internetworking and work on the fundamentals of the TCP/IP protocol suite. Hands-on laboratory sessions will be conducted on how to setup gateways, configure routers, subnetting and routing protocols, installation and configuration of TCP/IP services such as DNS, Mail (SMTP/POP), and Web (HTTP).

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 45
Midterm 35
Exam 10
Other 10

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