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Practical Course: Communication Systems

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Practical Course: Communication Systems
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022
Module code: KIB-PKS
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.
4P (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:

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

KIB-PKS (P222-0025) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 5, mandatory course
KIB-PKS (P222-0025) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , 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 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-KT1 Communications Technology and Systems 1

[updated 01.10.2022]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to analyze and independently solve practical tasks in telecommunication-specific fields of work. The practical implementation and creation of technical documentation will be focused upon.

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Module content:
The given content represents the basic tasks in the practical exercises. This involves solving and documenting both simple, individual tasks and complex, cross-content tasks.
   1. Protocol analysis of TDM telecommunication systems
   2. Planning and design of IP networks (logical structure, switching, routing)
   3. Traffic engineering and performance monitoring by means of management systems
   4. Protocol analysis of mobile radio systems
   5. Structure of a VoIP system
   6. IP security

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Recommended or required reading:
SIEGMUND, Technik der Netze, Hüthig
BADACH/HOFFMANN, Technik der IP-Netze, Hanser
BADACH, Voice over IP - die Technik, Hanser
CHAPPELL, Wireshark 101, mitp (Hüthig)
Additional literature will be announced in the course with respect to the various assignments

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Module offered in:
WS 2024, WS 2023/24
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