Apr 16, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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EE 3753 - Introduction to Computer Networks

Computer networks with an emphasis on the design and working of Internet, protocol layers, service models, HTTP, FTP, electronic mail, UDP, TCP, congestion control, hierarchical routing, internet protocol (IP), IPv4, IPv6, data link layer, error correction and detection, multiple access protocols, Ethernet, bridges, hubs, wireless link, PPP, ATM, multimedia over IP, and basic security such as encryption, authentication and firewalls.

Requisites: EE 3713
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Ability to compare and contrast the OSI model with the TCP/IP model.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of data communication with multimedia (audio, video) over IP.
  • Ability to demonstrate the differences between circuit and packet switching.
  • Ability to demonstrate the understanding of the elements of a protocol, and the concept of layering.
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of basic concepts of error correction and detection at the data link layer and below.
  • Ability to describe the main characteristics of mobile (wireless) IP and explain the differences between regular and mobile IP with regard to performance as well as location management.
  • Ability to understand basic concepts of routing and IPv4.
  • Ability to understand the common barriers to network security and the major issues involved in implementing proper security measures.
  • Ability to understand the concept of network architecture and its hardware components.
  • Ability to understand various network topologies and technologies for implementing LANs and WANs.

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