Networking and Telecommunications

Course Code: CPAN 226

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course is an introduction to computer networks and telecommunication. Network topologies are introduced and the differences in scope between LAN, MAN and WAN implementations are examined. Network hardware is introduced including interfaces, various cabling methods, switches, routers and hubs. The OCI model and the TCP/IP model are introduced, and the protocol layers are studied in detail. Other topics that will be discussed include multiplexing, IP addressing and subnetting, wireless LANs, cellular networks, network applications as well as new trends in computer communication networks.