Networking Fundamentals

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Computer Science
  • 22 students
  • 1 lessons
  • 6 quizzes
  • 10 week duration
22 students

In the world of computers, networking is the practice of linking two or more computing devices together for the purpose of sharing data. Networks are built with a combination of computer hardware and computer software. Some explanations of networking found in books and tutorials are highly technical, designed for students and professionals, while others are geared more to home and business uses of computer networks.



  • Develop practical networking knowledge and skills in a professional environment.
  • Learn to design, build and maintain computer networks capable of supporting local and global organizations.
  • With enhancement modules, students are eligible to sit for Network trade certification examination.
  • Module 01-Introduction to Networks

    Network: Definition-Models-LAN, WAN, MAN, Network Criteria, Type of connections-point-to-point, multipoint. Topology-Categories-Mesh, Star, Bus, Ring. Internet-History, service providers. Protocol and standards Connecting Devices: Hubs, Repeaters, Bridges, Switches, and Gateways. Connecting remote LANS

  • Module 02

    Reference Models: OSI Reference model, TCP/IP Reference model, Addressing. Data Link Layer: Error Detection and Correction, Block Coding-Linear Block Codes, Cyclic Codes, Cyclic Redundancy Check-Advantages, Checksum-One‘s Complement

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  • Module 03

    Framing-Flow Control, Error Control, Noisy and Noiseless Channels. Network Layer: Logical Addressing, IPV4 Address-Address Space Notation, Network Address Translation.IPV6 address -structure, address space, advantages, tunneling, address mapping.

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  • Module 04

    Routing and Forwarding: Forwarding techniques, Routing table, Distance vector routing, multicast routing, and routing protocols. User Datagram Protocol-ports, user datagram, uses, TCP-features, segment, connection.

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  • Module 05

    Congestion Control-Open loop and Closed loop, Quality of Service. Application Layer -Domain Namespace, Distribution, TELNET, FTP, SMTP, URL, Cookies, HTTP-Definition, Proxy Sever

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