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This course introduces the networking field. Emphasis is placed on network terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model, cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP Protocols.
Language: The class is taught in English.
Assistant: Select one student to manage, handle and collect the assignments, projects, and LAB activities.
Final Examination: Written examination, (40%)
Coursework 1: A 6 page paper (in a team of two students), (30%)
Coursework 2: A Project and Presentation (individually) , (30%)
Lecture Notes
Session 01 - Lab 1
Ethernet Protocols & Technology: Ethernet, Mac Type, OSI Model, TCP/IP, Ethernet IEEE 802.2 and 802.3
Session 02 - Lab 2
Other Networks: Wide Area Network(WAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), Personal Area Network (PAN)
Session 03 - Lab 3
Other Protocols: Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI), Token Ring: IEEE 802.5 LAN Protocol
Session 04 - Lab 4
Other Protocols: Logic Link Control(LLC) (IEEE 802.2), Sub-Network Access Protocol (SNAP)
Session 05 - Lab 5
Other Protocols: Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) (IEEE 802.1D)
Session 06 - Lab 6
Virtual LAN Protocols: Virtual Local Area Network and the IEEE 802.1Q (VLAN), IEEE 802.1P: LAN Layer 2 QoS/CoS protocol for Traffic Prioritization
Session 07 - Lab 7
Virtual LAN Protocols: Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP), Level 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Session 08 - Lab 8
Virtual LAN Protocols: IP Security (IPSec)
Session 09 - Lab 9
Virtual LAN Protocols: GARP Multicast Registration Protocol (GMRP), Generic Attribute Registration Protocol (GARP), GARP VLAN Registration Protocol (GVRP)
Session 10 - Lab 10
Wireless LAN Protocols (WLAN): Wireless LAN by IEEE 802.11 Protocols
Session 11 - Lab 11
Wireless LAN Protocols (WLAN): EAP over LAN (EAPOL) for LAN/WAN Authentication and key Management (IEEE 802.1X)
Session 12 - Lab 12
Wireless LAN Protocols (WLAN): IEEE 802.15 and Bluetooth WPAN Communications
Session 13 - Lab 13
Wireless LAN Protocols (WLAN): WIMAX IEEE 802.16
Session 14 - Lab 14
Other Networks: Storage Area Network (SAN)
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