Networking Basics & Internet
Year / Semester: 
1st Semester

To equip student with vital knowledge of Networking concepts and Internet, Domain Name System(DNS),Telnet,FTP,Emmail,WWW,HTTP,WAP



Why Network Exist, Uses of Computer Networks, Network Structure

Network Topologies

Making the Connection, Clients and Servers, Choosing your Network, Complex Network

Communication Protocols and Standards

OSI Reference Model, Carrier Sense Protocols, TCP/IP, NetBIOS, Netware Protocols, Windows NT Protocols


Network Stations, Processing Speed, Memory, File Server Memory, Bus Performance, Data Storage, Network Interface Cards


Cable Transmission Rates, Cable Types, Selecting Cables, Installing Cables


How Server Came To Be, File Server Function on the Network, Sever and Mainframes Network Operating System Windows for workgroups

Network Operating System

features of Windows XP/Vista, Netware, Windows NT Server, OS/2

Network Security

General Network Access Security, Access Rights

Computer Communication

The Telephone System, ISDN, Wireless Transmission, Microwave Transmission, Radio Transmission, Light Transmission, Cellular radio, Communication Satellite, Fiber Communication

Internet Technology

Introduction, Important Features, Internet Protocols, IP Address, DNS, Communication protocols, Connecting to the Internet, Dial-up/DSL, Cable modem, ISDN. Prerequisites for Internet (Hardware, Software, others), Modem configuration, (TCP/IP connection), Search Engine, E-mail (Creating an e-mail account, sending and receiving mails, internet phone,).

Suggested Readings: 
  1. Computer Networks, Andrew S. Tanenbaum,PHI
  2. Data and Computer communication,William Stalling,PHI
  3. Introduction to Data Communication and Networking,B. forouzan,TMH