Data Communication and Networking

Unit IV:

Introduction to Data Communication (18)
4.1 Data communication model, data communication networking, protocols and protocols architecture WS-1.1 to 1.4

4.2 Data transmission: concepts and terminology, analogy and digital data transmission, Transmission impairments-attenuation, distortion, noise, channel capacity. WS 2.1 to 2.3

4.3 Transmission media: guided transmission media, wireless transmission WS 3.1 and 3.2, FB-7.1 to 7.3

4.4 Signals: Analog , digital signals FB: 4.1 to 4.5

4.5 Data communication interface: asynchronous and synchronous transmission, line configurations, interfacing WS 5.1to 5.3 FB- 6.1 to 6.4

4.6 Data link control: flow control, error detection, error control, HDLC, other data link control protocols. WS 6.1 to 6.5 FB 9.1 and 9.3, 10.1 to 10.3, 11.1 11.4

4.7 Multiplexing: FDM, Sync TDM. Statistical TDM WS- 7.1 to 7.3, FB 8.1 to 8.2

UNIT V

Networks: (16)
5.1 LAN architecture, Bus /Tree LANs, Ring LANs, STAR LANs, WS 12.1 to 12.4, FB 2.1 to 2.5

5.2 LAN systems: Ethernet and fast Ethernet (CSMA/CD), Token ring WS 13.1 and 13.2, FB 12.1 to 12.4

5.3 Bridges: bridge operation, routing with bridges WS 14.1 and 14.2 FB 20.1 to 20.3

5.4 Switching: Circuit switching, packet switching, FB 14.1 and 14.2

UNIT VI

Communication architecture and protocols: (16)
6.1 Protocols and architecture: Protocols, OSI, TCP/IP, TCP/IP protocol suite WS 15.1 to 15.3 FB 3.1 and 3.2

6.2 Principles of internetworking, CLNP, the Internet protocol WS 16.1 to 16.4 FB 23.1 and 23.2

6.3 Security requirements and attacks, DES. WS 18.1 and 18.2

6.4 Electronic mail: SMTP and MIME, URL, URI, HTTP WS 19.3 to 19.4 FB 23.4 and 23.5

6.5 ISDN: an overview, ISDN channels, User access, Broadband ISDN WS A-1 to A-3 FB 15.1 to 15.5

6.6 WAP: Wireless Application Protocol-Introduction.

Main ref:
Data and computer communication by William Stallings PHI (5th Ed) Data communication and networking by Behrouz Forouzan (TMH 1999)

Additional References:

Computer networks by Andrew S Tanenbaum (PHI)
Local area Networks by Keiser G E (TMH)

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