Telecommunication Networks

Description

Provides an introduction to the network principle techniques of designing, implementing, and analysing telecommunications networks which are instrumental technologies underlying many modern systems. Topics include: basic of voice, video and data communication, SONET/SDH, network topologies, architectures, switching techniques, network design, basic queuing analysis, protocols, Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), Internet Protocol (IP), Routing Techniques, Network Security, Performance Analysis and Network Simulation.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand basic and some advanced concepts and techniques of telecommunications networks.

2. Develop problem solving approaches as applied in telecommunications networking areas.

3. Able to analyse performance of basic communication networks using both analytical and simulation techniques.

4. Understand telecommunication network design techniques and practical implementation issues.

5. Understand the basic properties of internet and telecommunications traffic properties.

Content

  1. OSI model and its applications in telecommunication networks.
  2. Basic digital communication techniques and transmission mediums.
  3. Circuit and packet switching techniques.
  4. Queuing and Teletraffic theories.
  5. Multiplexing techniques.
  6. Network topologies, multiple access protocols, TCP/IP.
  7. Routing and flow control techniques.
  8. Packet Switched Network Architecture.
  9. Optical Networks.
  10. Network Security

Assumed Knowledge

ELEC2400

Assessment Items

Report: Assignments

Quiz: Quizzes

Report: Lab Reports x 5

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact Hours

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 5 Weeks

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

PSB students enrolled in the part-time evening program at UoN Singapore will receive equivalent instruction delivered in a block mode of 7 teaching weeks.