This course will provide students with an overview of the data communications fundamentals. The topics included are basic communication concepts, TCP/IP and OSI reference models, data transmission concepts, channel capacity, data encoding and interfacing techniques, error detection, data link control and multiplexing techniques.
The learning outcomes of this course are:
- Discussing Data Communications concepts and protocol architecture
- Understanding Data transmission
- Explaining Signal encoding technique
Pre-Requisites: ITCP 101, ITCP 121
Textbook: William Stallings: Data and Computer Communications(Customised Text-9789814604581, old text- 9780132172172) 9th edition PearsonISBN-13: 9789814604581