Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. ETSF10 overlaps following cours/es: ETS110 and ETSF05. Optional for: C4, C4ks, D4, D4ks, E4, E4ks, MWIR2. Course coordinator: Jens A Andersson,, Electrical and Information Technology. Recommended prerequisits: ETS052 Computer Communication or ETS150 Data communication. Assessment: Written exam and labs. Parts: 2. Further information: Suitable for exchange students with previous computer communications knowledge. Home page:

The course aims to provide the students with thorough knowledge, both theoretical and practical, about the constructions of the most central internet protocols. In particular, a deeper technical understanding is provided for:

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course implies deepened studies of IP network technology. The elements of the course are theoretical as well as practical (primarily in the form of lectures and labs).The course assumes basic knowledge of computer communication in general and TCP/IP in particular, where especially different types of transport protocols and routing principles are treated.

Preliminary Forouzan, B. "Data Communications and Networking" McGrawHill, 4th ed. eller Comer, D. "Internetworking with TCP/IP, vol. 1: Principles, protocols and architecture", Prentice-Hall, 5th ed. 2006, ISBN:0131876716 The final literature is posted on the course home page no later than one month before the course starts.


Code: 0110. Name: Examination.
Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written exam.

Code: 0210. Name: Laboratory Work.
Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written report. Contents: Laboratory work in Internet protocols.