DataCom Syllabus

ECOM4411 – Data Communications
Syllabus – Fall 2020
Instructor: Dr. Aiman Abu Samra, Office: B341, ext.2883
Email: aasamra@iugaza.edu.ps
Website: http://site.iugaza.edu.ps/aasamra/
Textbook:
Data Communications and Networking, 5th Edition, Behrouz A. Forouzan, McGraw-Hill, 2013

Grading Scheme:
• Discussion 20 %
• Quizzes and H W assignments 10%
• Midterm 20 %
• Final 50 %
Course Contents:
• Chapter 1 Introduction
• Chapter 2 Network Models
• Chapter 3 Data and Signals
• Chapter 4 Digital Transmission
• Chapter 5 Analog Transmission
• Chapter 6 Bandwidth Utilization: Multiplexing and Spreading
• Chapter 7 Transmission Media
• Chapter 8 Switching
• Chapter 9 Using Telephone and Cable Networks for Data Transmission
• Chapter 10 Error Detection and Correction
• Chapter 11 Data Link Control
• Chapter 12 Multiple Access
• Chapter 13 Wired LANs: Ethernet
• Chapter 14 Wireless LANs
• Chapter 15 Connecting LANs, Backbone Networks, and Virtual LANs