Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2016/2017
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS (ING-INF/03)
Credits: 
9
Year of study: 
1
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
72

Language

Course description

Providing methodological tools for analyzing and designing a telecommunication network.

EXPECTED RESULTS ACCORDING TO DUBLIN DESCRIPTORS
1) Knowledge and understanding:
Network architecture, layers and protocols, and the ability to analyze a telecommunication network, i.e to check the efficient use of resources and the satisfaction of the specifics
2) Applied knowledge and understanding: to be able to design and configure a telecommunication network on the basis of specifics and the resources made available. 3)Making judgments: to develop the ability to use critically and synergistically the various tools provided for analyzing and designing a telecommunication network .
4) Communication skills: ability to clearly express technical concepts.
5) Learning skills: knowing how to integrate knowledge from various sources in order to achieve the objectives required.

Prerequisites

none

Syllabus

Telecommunication network functions. Multiplexing. Circuit and packet switching. Physical Channel characteristics. PSTN: Broadband Local Loop, TDM/PCM, PSTN Switch. Packet switching Network: ISO/OSI model. DLC Layer: Sliding window protocols (STOP&WAIT, GO-BACK-N, SELECTIVE REPEAT).,Hamming codes, CRC codes. MAC Layer: LAN IEEE standards NET Layer: Routing, Internetworking. IP protocol: IP address, subnetting. TRS Layer, TCP protocol. Application Layer. ATM network.

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

A.S. Tanenbaum, Computer Networks (5th Edition), Prentice Hall, 2011.
A. Pattavina, Reti di Telecomunicazioni, McGraw-Hill, 2003.
M. Schwartz, Telecommunication Networks, McGraw-Hill, 1987.

Learning assessment

Oral and written exam

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