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Communications Technology and Systems 1

Module name (EN): Communications Technology and Systems 1
Degree programme: Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: KIB-KT1
SAP-Submodule-No.: P222-0019
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 26.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
KIB-KT1 (P222-0019) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, mandatory 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:
KIB-KT2 Communications Technology and Systems 2
KIB-PKS Practical Course: Communication Systems
KIB-PROT Protocols

[updated 08.10.2020]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Andreas Otte, M.Sc.
Jens Staub, M.Sc.

[updated 28.11.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will have comprehensive knowledge of communication technology. They will be familiar with the structure of different communication networks. They will be able to characterize the technical components and their resp. functions within the network and apply this knowledge to solving networking issues. Lastly, students will be capable of recognizing the presented concepts in modern communication technologies.

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module content:
* Overview of communication networks
  - Architectures
  - Components
  - Sequence of actions and their functions
* Access networks
  - ISDN
* Core networks
  - Signaling (SS7)
  - Data transmission

[updated 26.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
SIGMUND G., Technik der Netze, Hüthing
AHRENS P, ATM Basics _ die Grundkonzepte des Asynchronous Transfer Mode, Schlembach, J
SIGMUND G., ATM _ die Technik, Hüthing

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module offered in:
SS 2022, SS 2021, SS 2020, SS 2019
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