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Data Communication ELEX 8010

Electrical and Computer Engineering Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course gives an overview of data communication. The course covers the ISO/OSI seven layer protocol model. Emphasis is placed on the role and function of communication protocols, particularly at the physical and data-link layers. Students gain an understanding of the various communication protocols that have been defined to create communication environments in which computers can exchange information in an open way. Course topics include protocol operation error detection and control, encoding, modulation techniques and data compression. Hands on data communication programming and hardware labs are incorporated into the course so that students can master the material.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

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Related Programs

Data Communication (ELEX 8010) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Electronics
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time

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