EC342 Computer Networks

Course Name: 

EC342 Computer Networks


B.Tech (ECE)


Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Basics of circuit switching, packet switching, cell switching. ISO-OSI model, need for the model, reasons, advantages etc. Link layer & local area network, Computer network architecture, TCP/IP protocol suite, Routing protocols, Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), Frame relay concepts, Wireless LAN, Multicasting, Internet security, Voice over IP (VOIP), Storage networks, Socket programming, IPV6, need for IPV6, addressing space, difference between IPV6 and IPV4 etc.


D. E Comer, Internetworking with TCP / IP – Vol. I, Prentice Hall, 2006
James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross, Computer Networking A Top – Down Approach, Featuring the Internet, Pearson Education, 2005
Andrew S. Tanenbaum Computer Networks, PHI, 2003

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Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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