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Computer Networks Lab (E)

level of course unit

Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to apply their knowledge about the principles of computer networks and their components
in order to design, implement, and configure distributed applications and in order to support the selection
of appropriate software and hardware for computer networks.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Courses of the previous semester successfully completed.

course contents

Configuration of networks and components (hosts, switches, routers); planning, configuration, and testing
of TCP/IP-based networks; subnetting

recommended or required reading

- Comer, Douglas E.: Computer Networks and Internets: With Internet Applications, 6th Ed. - Upper Saddle River,
Pearson Education, 2015.
- Kurose, James F.; Ross, Keith W.: Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Ed. - Edinburgh, Pearson, 2017.
- Panko, Raymond R.; Panko, Julia A.: Business Data Networks and Security, 10th Ed. - Edinburgh, Pearson, 2015.
- Tanenbaum, Andrew S.: Computer Networks, 5th Ed. - Boston, Pearson, 2011.

assessment methods and criteria

submission and presentation of tasks and/or written exam (together with ’Computer Networks’ as module-based grading)

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

2

eLearning quota in percent

0

course-hours-per-week (chw)

1

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of student tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Johannes Lüthi

year of study

2

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

NET2

type of course unit

practice

mode of delivery

Compulsory