ELT-51108 Computer Networking I, 5 cr

Additional information

This course is intended as an introduction to Computer Networking I and other courses on computer communications:
ELT-51006 Networking Laboratory I
ELT-53006 Networking Laboratory II
ELT-53107 Computer Networking II
ELT-53607 Network Analysis and Dimensioning
ELT-53506 Seminars Course on Networking
ELT-53406 Special Course on Networking The course is only intended for degree students

Person responsible

Mathieu Devos, Dmitri Moltchanov, Alexander Pyattaev, Mikko Valkama, Evgeny Kucheryavy

Lessons

Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
ELT-51108 2019-01 1 - 2 Mathieu Devos
Alexander Pyattaev
Jani Urama
Attend the mandatory lab, do the mandatory homework, obtain score of 50 or higher on an exam attempt.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, the student will be able to design, develop, configure and maintain a small home or office network. Furthermore, the student will understand the basic concepts of networking applications design and development. During this course the student will: - get fundamental knowledge about computer communications; - understand the concepts of addressing and routing; - practice building and configuring a realistic small home/office network; - become familiar with Internet protocols: TCP/IP, Ethernet, HTTP, DNS, etc. - be able to identify the basic elements of a computer network and explain their functions; - get a clear overview of existing and future Internet technologies and receive orientation for the networking course, available in TUT. Be aware, that this course is a mandatory prerequisite for *all* the courses on networking.

Content

Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Computer Networks and the Internet: - Introduction to data communications - Layering and protocol architectures - Physical layer fundamentals     
2. Link Layer and Local Area Networks: - Link layer and error control - LAN fundamentals - MAC techniques - Ethernet     
3. Network Layer and Routing: - Internet layer protocols - IP addressing - Forwarding     
4. Transport Layer: - Transport layer protocols - Flow control - Congestion control - POSIX Sockets     
5. Application Layer: - Application layer protocols - HTTP - FTP - Remote shell     

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Completion of the laboratory work and homework assignments is required for exam admission. Examination is required to pass the course.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)

Partial passing:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Additional information about prerequisites
The student is recommended to have basic knowledge about information technology, such as basics of programming and understanding of algorithms.



Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
ELT-51108 Computer Networking I, 5 cr ELT-51107 Computer Networking I, 6 cr  

Updated by: Turjanmäki Pia, 04.03.2019