College of Science

Courses

Data Communication

Course Code C0672 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 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

Subject

Week

Introduction to Data Communications

First

Data Transmission Modes

Second

Analog and Digital

Third

Characteristics of Signals

Fourth

Digital Signals

Fifth

Digital-To-Analog Conversion

Sixth

Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC)

Seventh

Parity Check Code

Eighth

High-Level Data Link Control

Ninth

Layers in The OSI Model

Tenth

TCP/IP Protocol Suite

Eleventh

Connecting Devices

Twelfth

Ethernet Address

Thirteenth

Internet Protocol Address

Fourteenth

Common Network Applications

Fifteenth