Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 6. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: IDA1, IEA1. Course coordinator: Christian Nyberg,, Dep of Regional Devel a Industrial Coop. Assessment: Passed laboratory exercises, approved assignments, and passed exam. 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.

Kurose, JF, Ross, KW: Computer Networking - A top-down approach. Pearson 2010. ISBN-10: 0-13-136548-7. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-136548-3.