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By Prof. S.Ghosh,Department of Computer Science & Engineering, I.I.T.,Kharagpur
COMPUTER NETWORKS SYLLABUS :
UNIT – I
Introduction : OSI, TCP/IP and other networks models, Examples of Networks: Novell Networks
,Arpanet, Internet, Network Topologies WAN, LAN, MAN.
UNIT - II
Physical Layer : Transmission media copper, twisted pair wireless, switching and encoding asynchronous
communications; Narrow band, broad band ISDN and ATM.
UNIT - III
Data link layer : Design issues, framing, error detection and correction, CRC, Elementary Protocol-stop
and wait, Sliding Window, Slip, Data link layer in HDLC, Internet, ATM.
UNIT - IV
Medium Access sub layer : ALOHA, MAC addresses, Carrier sense multiple access. IEEE 802.X
Standard Ethernet, wireless LANS. Bridges
UNIT - V
Network Layer : Virtual circuit and Datagram subnets-Routing algorithm shortest path routing, Flooding,
Hierarchical routing, Broad cast, Multi cast, distance vector routing.
UNIT – VI
Dynamic routing – Broadcast routing. Rotary for mobility. Congestion, Control Algorithms – General
Principles – of Congestion prevension policies. Internet working: The Network layer in the internet and in
the ATM Networks.
Transport Layer: Transport Services, Connection management, TCP and UDP protocols; ATM AAL
UNIT – VIII
Application Layer – Network Security, Domain name system, SNMP, Electronic Mail; the World WEB,
TEXT BOOKS :
1. Computer Networks — Andrew S Tanenbaum, 4th Edition. Pearson
2. Data Communications and Networking – Behrouz A. Forouzan.Third
1. An Engineering Approach to Computer Networks-S.Keshav, 2nd Edition,
2. Understanding communications and Networks, 3rd Edition, W.A. Shay,