Course Information

18-345: Introduction to Telecommunication Networks

Units:

12

Description:

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of telecommunication networks. Underlying engineering principles of telephone networks, computer networks and integrated digital networks are discussed. Topics in the course include: telephone and data networks overview; OSI layers; data link protocol; flow control, congestion control, routing; local area networks (Ethernet, Token Ring and FDDI); transport layer; introduction to high-speed networks; performance evaluation techniques.
4 hrs. lec.

Prerequisites: (36226 or 36212 or 36217) and (18-213)

Last Modified: 2017-02-27 3:42PM

Semesters offered:

  • Spring 2017
  • Spring 2016
  • Spring 2015
  • Spring 2014
  • Spring 2013
  • Spring 2012
  • Spring 2011
  • Spring 2010
  • Fall 2008
  • Fall 2007
  • Fall 2006
  • Fall 2005
  • Fall 2004
  • Fall 2003
  • Fall 2002
  • Fall 2001
  • Fall 2000
  • Fall 1999
  • Fall 1998
  • Spring 1998
  • Spring 1997