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Computer Networks

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Computer Networks
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Biomedical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: BMT2551.RN
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V+2P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BMT2551.RN Biomedical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , optional course, medical/technical
DFIW-RN (P610-0192) Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 4, mandatory course
KIB-RN (P222-0037) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 3, mandatory course
KIB-RN (P222-0037) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 3, mandatory course
PIB-RN (P221-0038) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 4, mandatory course
PRI-RN Production Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 3, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with the functionality and data structures of the basic Internet protocol families between LAN and application level. They will be able to describe the communication in a TCP/IP computer network and use this knowledge for troubleshooting.

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Module content:
1. Computer communication
1.1. Models
1.2. LAN
1.3. IP/ICMP
1.4. UDP
1.5. TCP
2. Selected application layer Internet protocols
3. Using network tools

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Recommended or required reading:
Kurose, Ross, Computernetzwerke, Pearson, 2012
D. Comer, Computer Networks and Internets: Global Edition, Pearson, 2015

[updated 26.02.2018]
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