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Computer Networks

Module name (EN): Computer Networks
Degree programme: Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: KIB-RN
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam
Curricular relevance:
DFIW-RN Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
KIB-RN Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 3, mandatory course
PIB-RN Applied Informatics, 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):
KIB-INF1 Informatics 1
KIB-INF2 Informatics 2

[updated 10.07.2020]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
KIB-INET Internet Technologies
KIB-PROT Protocols
KIB-VS Distributed Systems

[updated 20.11.2019]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp
Prof. Dr. Steffen Knapp

[updated 10.07.2020]
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.

[updated 26.02.2018]
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

[updated 26.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
Kurose, Ross, Computernetzwerke, Pearson, 2012
D. Comer, Computer Networks and Internets: Global Edition, Pearson, 2015

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module offered in:
WS 2020/21, WS 2019/20, WS 2018/19
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