Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 9. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. ETSF05 overlaps following cours/es: ETS052, ETS110 and ETSF10. Compulsory for: C2. Course coordinator: Assistant Lecturer Jens A Andersson,, Electrical and Information Technology. Recommended prerequisits: ETS130 Communication Systems. Assessment: Written exam and labs identical to ETSF10, and one additional exam for the first part of the course. Parts: 3. Home page:

The course aims to provide the students with thorough knowledge, both theoretical and practical, about the physical and link layers and 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 link protocols, transport protocols, and routing principles are treated.

Forouzan, B. "Data Communications and Networking", 4th ed., McGrawHill, ISBN: 0072967757


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.

Code: 0310. Name: Examination.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Short written exam. Contents: The first 1.5hp of the course.