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Network Architectures

Module name (EN): Network Architectures
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E931
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 9
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written examination

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E931 Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 9, optional course
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. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker

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Learning outcomes:
After completing this course, students will be acquainted with the three most important networks (fixed networks, mobile radio networks, private networks) and will be able to analyse network architectures and interfaces in order to plan network convergence.

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Module content:
1.Fixed networks:: Access Network, Narrowband Switch, Uo-IF, V5.1/2-IF, SS7-IF
2.Mobile networks:: Public land mobile networks, MSC, GMSC, RNC, SGSN, GGSN
3.Iu-IF(CS), Iu-IF(PS), Iub-IF, ...
4.Private Networks: Ethernet, FDDI, LAN, WAN, WLAN, Bluetooth, HUB, routers,  

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, overhead transparencies, video projector, PC, CD

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Recommended or required reading:
HALSALL F.:  Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems
SIGMUND G.:  Technik der Netze
PITTS J.N., SCHORMANS J.A.:  Introduction to ATM
T.O.P. Businessinteractive:  UMTS Basics

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