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Communications Technology and Systems 2

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Communications Technology and Systems 2
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: KI550
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
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.
4V (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: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Ninety-minute written exam

[updated 20.03.2007]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI550 (P222-0020) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 5, 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 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
KI450 Communications Technology and Systems 1

[updated 01.07.2017]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
KI612 Broadband Technology and its Applications

[updated 24.01.2013]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Andreas Otte, M.Sc.
Jens Staub, M.Sc.

[updated 01.07.2017]
Learning outcomes:
Building on the knowledge acquired in “Communications Technology and Systems 1”, the communications networks covered are extended to include private networks. The main focus of the course is on the coupling between communications networks above layer 2, though SDH (Synchronous Digital Hierarchy) technology is also discussed. The SDH transport system functions as the backbone in many modern professional communications networks. Students will be able to apply their knowledge, particularly that relating to multiplex structures, pointer systems and overhead functions, to developing solutions to networking problems.

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module content:
1. LAN/WAN technologies (private networks)
2. Next-generation networks
3. Gateways in telecommunications networks
4. Multimedia gateways
5. Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) technology

[updated 13.03.2007]
Recommended or required reading:
SIGMUND G., Technik der Netze, Hüthing
GERKE P.R., Digitale Kommunikationsnetze, Springer
HAASS W.D., Handbuch der Kommunikationsnetze, Springer
RÖSSEL H., Jahrbuch 2001 Kommunikationsnetze, Addison-Wesley

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module offered in:
WS 2018/19, WS 2017/18, WS 2016/17, WS 2015/16, WS 2014/15, ...
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