ELEC3550 - Computer Networks for Engineers
This course focuses on the Internet and a modern treatment of computer networking. Topics include network services, application, transport and network layers, local area networks, wireless and mobile networks, multimedia networking and network security. Prerequisite: ELEC3150, Object-Oriented Programming for Engineers. Corequisite: ELEC3725, Computer Architecture.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of performance metrics, such as packet transfer time, delay, round-trip-time and throughput.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of wireless metrics and parameters, such as transmission range, interference range, and attenuation as a function of node separation.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of the Internet architecture and design practices such as Internet sub-netting and fragmentation.
- Demonstrate familiarity of wired and wireless networking issues and differences, network performance, and IPv4 to IPv6 transition strategies.
- Demonstrate ability to use packet sniffer tools for traffic analysis.
- Identify basic issues related to internet security.
Updated Fall 2017
(6) An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.