Introduction to Network Engineering (8741.3)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Technology|
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This unit will focus on the following items: - introduction to data communication and networks; - introduction to modern networking environments including Australia's National Broadband Network; - introduction to the fundamental building blocks of modern network including logical and physical topologies, networking technologies and principles software and hardware environments for modern network; - Networking technologies (including Dial-up, DSL, Cable, FTTH, Ethernet, WiFi, WiMax, ATM); - Networking standards; - Networking Core (Circuit switching, Packet Switching, ISP, and Delay Loss and Throughput); - ISO-OSI and Networking Protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, Layers and Service Models); - Networking Security; - Networking Management.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the discipline of network engineering, its importance and relevance to digital communication and communities of practice;
2. Describe the building blocks that form a modern network;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the practical and theoretical background to support studying later units in the area; and
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic issues in network management and how to set up and manage simple data networks.
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Face-to-face teaching: 2 hour lectures plus 1 hour tutorial per week plus lab works. The ONLINE offering of this unit is only available to students in the Bachelor of Information and Mainframe Technology.