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Area/Catalogue
EEET 3025

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
008231

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To develop knowledge and skills required to design and implement simple data communication and networking solutions to suit data communication requirements of engineering systems.

Course content

Basic data communications and networking concepts: channel and transmission, multiplexing, circuit and packet switching, peer-to-peer and client-server models, layered protocol stacks, the Internet.

Data Link, Network and Transport layers: functions, basic protocol mechanisms, TCP/IP suite of protocols.

Principles of Medium Access Control. Ethernet, WiFi, wireless technologies for Personal Area and resource-constrained networking.

Selected application services and protocols: DNS, HTTP and www, SMTP, IoT data transfer protocols (CoAP, MQTT).

Introduction to the Internet of Things.

Textbook(s)

Tanenbaum, A. S., Wetherall, D. J. 2010, Computer Networks, 5, Pearson, ISBN-13: 978-0-13-212695-3, ISBN-10: 0-13-212695-8

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 12 weeks
Workshop 1 hour x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment N/A 15% 10 mins each
Participation in practicals and practical reports (5 reports) 500 words each 15% N/A
Group project 1000 words 15% N/A
Written examination N/A 55% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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