College of Science

Courses

Networks

Course Code C0166 Th 4 Pr 4 CrHrs 3

Overview of network and data communications, understanding the benefits of networking, become familiar with OSI, understanding modes of communication and problems, principles of protocols, and the IP addressing.

As a result of successfully completing this course, students will:

  1. understand the main aspect and benefits of computer networks
  2. Become familiar with layered communication architectures (OSI).
  3. understand the communication modes and problems
  4. Understand the communication media and device (properties and job)
  5. Know the principles of protocols (types, task, …)
  6. Learn the principles of IP addressing.
  7. Understand the basics and technologies of LAN networks.
  8. Can manage the workgroup and domain environment (creating workgroup, sharing files and printer, user accounts and permission ---)

Can use the “Packet Tracer” simulator software in creating, administrating and troubleshooting networks

Distribution of Marks

inal Mark

Final Exam

Second Term

Mid-Year

First Term

100

Prac.

Theor.

Prac.

Theor.

Prac.

Theor.

Prac.

Theor.

20

30

5

5

10

20

5

5

References

SN

Computer Networks 5th Edition  
by Andrew S. TanenbaumDavid J. Wetherall

ISBN-10: 9332518742

ISBN-13: 978-9332518742

1

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 6th edition,

by James Kurose and Keith Ross

ISBN-13: 978-0132856201

ISBN-10: 0132856204

2

Magazines and review (internet):

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/index.html

http://www.packettracernetwork.com/

3

Computer Network Definitions,  Hardware & Software Components

Network Benefits, Elements And  Types

Data Transmission Modes

Network Criteria

Physical Structures

Physical Topology

Network Categories

Analog And Digital

Characteristics Of Signals

Digital Signals

Transmission Impairment

Data Rate Limits

Digital-To-Analog Conversion

Multiplexing

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