The course is included in these curricula and study modules

  • Automation (el 2004) - Professional studies
  • Telecommunication (el 2004) - Professional studies
  • It 2001 - 2004 - Data communication and networks
  • Media technology 2001 - 2004 - Telecommunications and meassurment technology


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

4 cr

Competency aims

To give an introduction to the most used network protocols

Learning outcomes

The student will be able to handle network information on different levels of a reference model. Furthermore, the student will have detailed information concerning the most common protocols

Course contents

- control mechanisms in data transmission
- Ethernet and Token Ring
- data link, router and transport protocol
- protocol family TCP/IP
- IPv6, IPX and PPP protocol
- ATM based data communication

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics in computer networks, C language, UNIX operation system

Recommended or required reading

A.S. Tanenbaum: Computer Networks, Third Edition,
Prentice Hall, USA, 1996, ISBN 0-13-394248-1.
L.L. Peterson & B.S. Davie: Computer Networks A Systems
Approach, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, USA,1996, ISBN 1-55860-368-9.
Magnus Evert: Datakommunikation - Nu och i framtiden.
Studentlitteratur, Lund, 1998, ISBN 91-44-00568-7.
D.S. Novick, A World of Protocols, Radcom Academy,USA, 1998, ISBN 9659019904
Manualer, produktbeskrivningar.
www-sidor på Internet, t.ex. External link
cs653-1997/notes/ och http// External link

Study activities

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  • Exercise based learning - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 hours


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Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions


Grahn Kaj

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Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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