EEE3015 : Telecommunication Networks
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Professor Said Boussakta
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To provide a broad coverage of both conventional telephony and modern communications networks concepts.
To provide students with a knowledge of the issues relating to modern communications systems and technologies.
To introduce the concepts of circuit and packet switching technologies, flow and error control as applied to communications networks.
Outline Of Syllabus
Telephony; Digital Transmission Principles; Switching technologies; Traffic Analysis; Data Communication Networks; Network Types; Error and Flow Control; Performance Issues; Integrated Services Digital Networks; Privacy and Security; The Synchronous Digital Hierarchy; Asynchronous Transfer Mode.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||24||0:30||12:00||Revision for final exam|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||2:00||2:00||Final exam|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||12||2:00||24:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||62:00||62:00||General reading; reading and answering tutorial questions; math problems.|
Jointly Taught With
|EEE8009||Wired and Wireless Network Technologies|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures provide core material and guidance for further reading, problem solving practice is integrated into lecture structure.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Module Code||Module Title||Semester||Comment|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The examination provides the opportunity for the student to demonstrate their understanding of the course material. The problem solving aspects of the assessment enable the student to demonstrate that they are able to apply this understanding and their analysis and synthesis to novel situations.