Data Networks

Computer Engineering
6 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 42,0 PL + 28,0 TP + 5,0 OT + 5,0 O

- Luís Miguel Lopes de Oliveira

Be familiar with the main TCP/IP stack protocols

Understand the routing mechanisms for IGPs and EGPs and be able to configure it.
Understand the issues related with local area networks.
Be able to manage and optimize data computer networks.

Networking layer and routing - (IPv4; IPv6, routing protocols for IGP and EGP, Multicast IP; Multicast routing; IPv4 to IPv6 transition scenarios)
Data link layer - (error detection and correction mechanisms, Ethernet, wireless networks, MSTP, LACP, VLANs)
Traffic management and data network optimization on local area networks)

Evaluation Methodology
Individual or group laboratory assignments (40%)
Witten test/exam (60%)
Minimum requirements: 8 marks in the theoretical component and 10 marks in the practical component.

- Perlman, R. (1999). Interconnections: Bridges, Routers, Switches, and Internetworking Protocols. .: Addison Wesley
- Kurose, J. e Ross, K. (2005). Computer Networking. .: Addison Wesley
- Forouzan, B. (2006). Data Communications & Networking. .: McGraw-Hill

Method of interaction
Lectures (face-to-face or e-learning) and laboratory classes supported by audiovisual resources and simulation.

Software used in class