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FIT9020

Faculty of Information Technology

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Andrew Paplinski

Synopsis

The unit will introduce students to fundamentals of data and computer communications method and techniques. It covers: ISO and TCP/IP layered protocols; physical layer concepts: data transmission methods, signal encoding and digital data communication techniques; data link control protocol, multiplexing methods; WAN and LAN networking fundamentals; internetworking and transport protocols.

Objectives

At the completion of this unit students will:

  • understand layered ISO and TCP/IP protocols;
  • have knowledge of data transmision technology, signal encoding techniques and data link control protocols;
  • understand multiplexing methods and technologies;
  • understand the functions and architectures of LAN and WAN.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Andrew Paplinski

Contact hours

2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs laboratories/wk

Prerequisites

FIT9018

Prohibitions

CSE9801, BUS3150, CSE2318, CSE3318, FIT1005

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

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/units/fit9020/