A computer network is a set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources. The most common resource shared today is connection to the Internet. Other shared resources can include a printer or a file server. This course deals with fundamentals of computer network. It deals with various network models, types and OSI layers. This course provides uses of computer network, role of seven OSI layers etc. At the end of this course, the students will be able to build an understanding of the fundamental concepts of computer &computer networks, advanced networking concepts, network standards & protocols, mobile phone networks and network security etc.
Weeks Weekly Lecture TopicsWeek 1: Lecture No 1 An Introduction to Computer Lecture No 2 Computer : History and Development Lecture No 3 Evolution of Computer Week 2: Lecture No 4 Overview of Computer : Input Devices, Part-1 Lecture No 5 Overview of Computer : Input Devices, Part-2 Lecture No 6 Overview of Computer : Input Devices, Pat-3 Week 3: Lecture No 7 Overview of Computer : Output Devices, Part-1 Lecture No 8 Overview of Computer : Output Devices, Part-2 Lecture No 9 Computer : Audio Input and Output Devices Week 4: Lecture No 10 An Introduction to Computer - Operating System Lecture No 11 Operating System Softwares Lecture No 12 Computer : Memory Management Lecture No 13 Computer : Cabinet, Power Supply & Ups Week 5: Lecture No 14 An Introduction to Computer - Networking Lecture No 15 Fundamental of Computer Networks Lecture No 16 Network Hardware Week 6: Lecture No 17 Network Hardware - Advanced Devices Lecture No 18 Network Software Lecture No 19 OSI Reference Model Week 7: Lecture No 20 Computer Network Examples & Network Lab Setup Lecture No 21 Network Standards & Protocols Lecture No 22 The Physical Layer Week 8: Lecture No 23 Network Communication & Transmission Media Lecture No 24 Computer Networks : Modulation Lecture No 25 Multiplexing Lecture No 26 Public Switched Telephone Network Week 9: Lecture No 27 The Mobile Phone Network Lecture No 28 Data Link Layer Lecture No 29 Medium Access Control Week10: Lecture No 30 Wireless Lan Lecture No 31 Bluetooth Lecture No 32 Radio Frequency Identification Technology Week 11:Lecture No 33 Data Link Layer Switching Lecture No 34 Network Layer Lecture No 35 Transport Layer Week 12:Lecture No 36 The Application Layer Lecture No 37 Network Security Part 1 Lecture No 38 Network Security Part 2