Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. EITF25 overlaps following cours/es: ETS052 and ETS130. Alternative for: I3. Optional for: F4, Pi4. Course coordinator: Associate Professor Anders Ardö,, Electrical and Information Technology. Recommended prerequisits: Computer experience and university level study experience corresponding to 1 year. Assessment: Examination by active participation in workshops, approved labs, electronic quiz, and written take home exam. Grading is done by weighting results of quiz and take home exam. Home page:

Give a basic introduction to Internet and computer communication

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Understand basics of computer communication

Know the most common Internet protocols

Have knowledge about Internet applications like Web and media-servers

Be oriented about computer security risks

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Know how to use Internet applications

Create simple Web pages

Know how to use tools to analyze ethernet based communication protocols

Do simple security assesments

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Be familiar with communication architecture and protocols of the Internet

Be oriented about common Internet applications like Web

Know abóut security risks

Lectures will cover

Communication architecture and protocols

Security aspects

Internet applications


M. Kihl, J.A. Andersson: 'Internet', Studentlitteratur 2008, ISBN 978-91-44-04029-5
B.A. Forouzan: 'Data Communications and Networking', 4th ed., McGraw-Hill 2007, ISBN 978-007-125442-7
Articles and documents from the web
Course notes and lab manuals