You will be introduced to the broad subject area of data communications. Topics include communications theory, data codes, error detection/correction, local area networks, wide area networks, the Internet, and serial transmission techniques. You will also design, install, setup and administer peer-to-peer local area networks (LANs).
Week 1 material is on Blackboard.
Mid-Term Break: February 24—28
The course presentations are on Blackboard.
Labs and assignments
There are ten (10) lab exercises, each worth 2%. All labs are on Blackboard; labs with links have files hosted here.
|Lab #1||Windows Commands|
|Lab #2||Null Modem|