Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: UG. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: IDA1. Course coordinator: Mats Lilja,, Ingenjörshögskolan i Helsingborg. Assessment: Passed laboratory exercises and approved assignments. Home page:

The aim of the course is to give the student basic knowledge of Computer Communications. It is also intended to give a thorough understanding of
system principles and implementation of computer communication, computer networks
and distributed systems.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Protocols and standards. The Internet Model (TCP/IP) and the OSI Model. Digital and analog coding and modulation techniques. Transmission media. Error detection and error correction. Flow and error control. Multiple access and Ethernet. LAN and WAN. ARP, ICMP, IP and routing. UDP and TCP. DNS, SMTP, FTP and HTTP.

Forouzan, B: Data Communications And Networking. Mcgraw-Hill Education - Europe, UK 2003. ISBN: 9780071232418.