Practical course on computer networks

Short Name
Prak. Rechnernetze
Module Code
CS2011
Module Coordinator
  • Prof. Dr. Bernd Müller
Teacher
  • Prof. Dr. Ing. Ulrich Birkel
  • Prof. Dr. Bernd Müller
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schmitt
Short Description
Students gain laboratory experience on LAN design and operation, network and protocol analysis, and internet programming.
Learning Objectives

Students have gained laboratory experience in the following fields:

  • Design, implementation and operation of local area networks
  • Detailed understanding of client/server interaction

They are able to solve and present the results of the practice in a team.

Contents
  • Paradigms of LAN-design
  • Basics on Routing and network configuration
  • Network and protocol analysis in local area networks
  • Iterative and parallel server programming using the Socket-API
  • Internet programming
Duration in Semester
1
Instruction Language
German
Total Effort
9.0 CrP; an estimated 270 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
4
Method of Instruction

Practical Course 4 SWS

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Examination: Realization of project tasks and written report.

Evaluation Standard

according to examination regulations (§ 9)

Availability
Yearly
References
  • R. Perlman: Bridges, Router, Switches und Internet-working-Protokolle Addison-Wesley
  • J. Rech: Ethernet: Technologien und Protokolle für die Computervernetzung Heise Verlag
  • L.L. Peterson, B.S. Davie: Computernetze dpunkt-verlag
  • B. Müller, W. Schmitt: Aufgabenbeschreibungen und Hilfsblätter zum Praktikum Rechnernetze
Prerequisites
cs1015,cs2302