Data Network (Major in Industrial Automation)

Electronics and Computer Engineering
6 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 28,0 T + 42,0 PL + 5,0 OT

- Gabriel Pereira Pires

Not applicable.

At the end of this module the students should be able to 1) understand network architectures and data-link and routing
protocols 2)Configure switching and routing equipment for Ethernet local networks 3)Design networks based on Etherenet tecnhnology.

1 - Layer architectures
2 - Data transmission
3 - Data-link Layer
4 - Methods for Medium Access Control
5 - Protocols ICMP, ARP, IPv4 addressing
6 - Switching (802.1d, 802.1p,802.1q) and routing protocols: (RIP)
7 - Network layer: Internet Protocol
8 - Case studies implementation
9 - Introduction to structured cabling: standard 11801

Evaluation Methodology
Written Test (60%), Lab work (20%), Case study implementation (20%) (assessment requirements: a minimum of 40% in the written Test and a minimum of 50% in the Labs and case study)

- Trulove, J. (2005). Lan Wiring. McGraw Hill: McGraw Hill
- Spurgeon, C. (2000). Ethernet: the definitive guide. O?Reilly: O?Reilly
- Forouzan, B. (2006). Data Communications and Networking. McGraw-Hill: McGraw-Hill
- Halsall, F. (1996). Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems. Addison Wesley: Addison Wesley

Method of interaction
Lectures, practical exercises and lab experiments

Software used in class