Hardware and Networking Course Contents

Hardware Contents

        1. Design computer hardware and supervise the production of computer hardware equipment
        2. Perform testing and verifying hardware equipment’s
        3. Update existing computer equipment to make it compatible with the latest software.
        4. Provides support to technicians and other technical support personnel
        5. Ensure that computer works faster and efficiently
        6. Monitoring the network performance and security
        7. Perform network maintenance and ensure networks are running smoothly and efficiently
        8. Maintain system back up
        9. Support network and computing infrastructure
        10. Components inside a computer
        11. Network basic and configuration
        12. Introduction to servers and network security
        13. REPAIRING PC
        15. ELECTRONICS

Networking Contents

Unit 1. Introduction To Computer Networks:
        1.1 Introduction: Definition of a Computer Network; What is a Network?,
        1.2 Components of a computer network:
        1.3 Use of Computer networks;
        1.4 Classification of networks;
        1.5.Local area networks, Metropolitan area networks, Wide area networks, Wireless networks:
Unit 2. Networking Devices:
        2.1 Introduction; Goal of networking devices:
        2.2 Repeaters; Uses of Repeaters: Hubs;
        2.3 Working with Hubs and Switches,
        2.4 Cables Connecting Hubs and Switches,
        2.5 Managed Hubs and Switches,
        2.6 Port Density: Bridges;
        2.7 Types of Bridges: Routers;
        2.8 Gateways Functionality: Other Devices;
        2.9 Modems, Proxy Server, Wireless router, Brouter, Wireless Access Point (WAPs).
Unit 3. Network Software & Network Standardization:
        3.1 Introduction: Networks Software;
        3.2 Protocol hierarchy,
        3.3 Reference models;
        3.4 The OSI Reference Model,
        3.5 The TCP/IP Reference Model,
        3.6 Comparison of the OSI & the TCP/IP Reference Models:
        3.7 Network standardization;
Unit 4 Data Communications:
        4.1 Introduction: Theoretical basis for communication;
        4.2 Fourier analysis, Band limited signals,
        4.3 Maximum data rate of a channel:
        4.4 Transmission impairments;
        4.5 Attenuation distortion,
        4.6 Data transmission modes; Serial & Parallel,
        4.7 Simplex, Half duplex & full duplex, Synchronous & Asynchronous transmission:
Unit 5 Physical Layer:
        5.1 Introduction: Network topologies;
        5.2 Linear Bus Topology, Ring Topology, Star Topology, Hierarchical or Tree Topology,
        5.3 Switching; Circuit switching, Message switching, Packet switching, Implementation of packet switching,
Unit 6 Transmission Medium:
        6.1 Introduction: Transmission medium; Guided & Unguided Transmission medium,
        6.2 Twisted pair, Coaxial cable, Optical fiber,
        6.3 Comparison of fiber optics and copper wire:
        6.4 Wireless transmission;
        6.5 Electromagnetic spectrum,
        6.6 Radio transmission,
Unit 7 Data Link Layer:
        7.1 Introduction; Goal of DLL: Design issues of DLL;
        7.2 Parity bits, Importance of flamming distance for error correction,
        7.3 Single bit error correction or (n, m) flamming code,
        7.4 Error Detection or Cyclic Redundant Code (CRC):
        7.5 Data Link layer protocols;
        7.6 Transmission control protocols, HDLC:
Unit 8 Medium Access Control Sub Layer:
        8.1 Introduction: The channel allocation problem; Static channels allocation,
        8.2 Dynamic channels allocation in LAN’s and MAN’s:
        8.3 Binary exponential Algorithm, Comparison of channel access protocols:
        8.4 IEEE standards; Ethernets, Fast Ethernet,
        8.5 Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.3 frame format:
Unit 9 Network Layer: Introduction: Design issues of Network layer;
        9.1 Routing, Congestion control,
        9.2 Shortest path algorithm,
        9.3 Flooding, Distance vector routing,
        9.4 Hierarchical routing, Link state routing,
        9.5 IP protocol (IPV4):
Unit 10 Transport Layer: Introduction: Services of Transport layer;
        10.1 Service primitives: Connection establishment: Connection Release:
        10.2 Transport Protocols; TCP protocol, UDP protocol: