Data Networks I

Computer Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 8644/2020 - 08/09/2020

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 28,0 PL + 28,0 TP

Lecturer
- Luís Miguel Lopes de Oliveira
- Carlos David Magalhães Queiroz

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should be able to design LAN and WAN networks with IP unicast routing; design networks capable to support multicast services; plan and select equipment and provide maintenance support.

Program
- Application layer (operating principles of network applications; application layer protocols)
- Presentation layer (operating principles)
- Session layer (operating principles; sockets)
- Transport layer (UDP and TCP; Mechanisms of the transport layer
- Network layer.

Evaluation Methodology
Theoretical part:
-Closed-book exam (12/20) including a theoretical part (worth 10 marks) and a practical part (worth 2 marks). Minimum mark: 4/20
4 practical assignments in class (4 marks)
One group report (4 marks)

Bibliography
(2004). Data Communications and Networking. Portugal: McGraw-Hill
(2004). Engenharia de Redes Informáticas. Portugal: FCA
(2004). Computer Networking: A Top Down Approach. Portugal: Addison-Wesley

Method of interaction
Lectures, tutorials and laboratory classes.

Software used in class