EC354 Communication Networks

Course Name: 

EC354 Communication Networks


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Switching techniques, Multiplexing and Multiple Access techniques, Packet Switched Networks. OSI and TCP/IP Models, Internet protocols and addressing, networking devices, data links and transmission, LANs and Network of LANS, Wireless Networks and Mobile IP, Routing and internetworking, transport and end to end protocols, congestion control techniques, Application Layer and network management, Network Security. Packet Queues and delays, Little's theorem, Birth and death process, Queuing disciplines, M/M/1 Queues, Burkes and Jackson theorems. Traffic models, ISDN, ATM Networks, Quality of service and resource allocation, VPNs and MPLS, Cellular Telephone and Optical networks, VOIP and Multimedia networking. Mobile Adhoc Networks and Wireless Sensor Networks


Nader F. Mir, Computer and Communication Networks, Pearson Education, 2007
Garcia and Widjaja, Communication Networks, McGraw Hill, 2006
J.F. Hayes, Modelling and analysis of Computer Comm. Networks, Plenum, 1984.
Jean Walrand & Pravin Varaiya, High Performance Communication Networks , Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2002


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Professor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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