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FIT1005

Faculty of Information Technology

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)
Hong Kong Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
South Africa Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Daniel Waghorn (Berwick); Dr Malik Khan (Caulfield); Dr Carlo Kopp (Clayton); Dr Joarder Kamruzzaman (Gippsland); Chan Ee Lyn (Malaysia); Dr Mohan Das (South Africa).

Synopsis

This unit introduces students to fundamentals of distributed networked environment. It provides knowledge of internetworking standards and understanding of the networking architecture, technology and operation.

Objectives

At the completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • discuss network architecture standards for open systems;
  • describe ISO reference and Internet models;
  • explain fundamentals and technologies of physical, data-link and network layers;
  • understand the functions and architectures of LAN and WAN;
  • analyse and design LAN architecture for organisational requirements;
  • adopt a problem solving approach, accept the code of professional conduct and
practice and act in accordance with best practice, industry standards and professional ethics;
  • analyse data communication networks;
  • cooperate effectively within small groups;
  • present their work in various forms.

Assessment

Examination (2 hours): 50%; In-semester assessment: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Asad Khan

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs laboratories/wk

Prohibitions

BUS2062, BUS3150, CPE1007, CSE2004, CSE2318, CSE3318, CSE9801, GCO3812, FIT2008

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/units/fit1005/