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Data transmission

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

English version available soon

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

* Fundamentals of data transmission
* Wired data transmission
* Wireless communication
* Technologies and applications of modern networks
* OSI, hybrid and TCP/IP reference model
* Wired data transmission (I2C communication, serial communication)
* Wireless networks
* Sensor networks and approaches (e.g. MANET, WMN)
* End-to-end protocols: UDP, TCP
* Selected protocols of the application layer (e.g. FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, MQTT)
* Security concepts and access procedures
* Release updates for networks
* Elements of a measurement report
* Selection of transmission technologies and protocols

recommended or required reading

Badach A., Hoffmann E.; Technik der IP-Netze: Internet-Kommunikation in Theorie und Einsatz; München; 2019, 4. Auflage
Freyer U.; Nachrichten-Übertragungstechnik: Grundlagen, Komponenten, Verfahren und Anwendungen der Informations-, Kommunikations- und Medientechnik; München; 2017, 7. Auflage
Gessler R., Krause Th.; Wireless-Netzwerke für den Nahbereich: Eingebettete Funksysteme: Vergleich von standardisierten und proprietären Verfahren; Wiesbaden; 2015, 2. Auflage
Tanenbaum A.S., Wetherall D.J.; Computernetzwerke; München; 2012, 5. Auflage

assessment methods and criteria


language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


year of study

1. study year

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable