Computer and Data Networks
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Undergraduate: Level 5
Sunday 17 January 2021
Friday 26 March 2021
21 July 2020
Requisites for this module
BENGG420 Computer Networks,
BENGG421 Computer Networks (Including Year Abroad),
BENGI120 Computer Networks (Including Placement Year),
BSC GH56 Information and Communication Technology,
BSC GH5P Information and Communication Technology (Including Year Abroad),
BSC I102 Information and Communication Technology (Including Placement Year),
BENGH641 Communications Engineering,
BENGHP41 Communications Engineering (Including Foundation Year),
BENGHPK1 Communications Engineering (Including Placement Year),
BENGHQ41 Communications Engineering (Including Year Abroad),
MENGH642 Communications Engineering
This module will explain internet routing, Ethernet switching, Wireless LAN and associated protocols. Addressing structures will be designed for campus scale networks and the suitability of LAN and IP protocols evaluated for a modern infrastructure.
The aims of this module are:
1. to provide students with an understanding of Internet routing, Ethernet and switched network protocols;
2. to cover the Cisco CCNA Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials syllabus;
3. to build upon material introduced in CE155.
After completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:
1. Explain and configure routing for interconnecting switched networks.
2. Explain the principles of, and configure, Ethernet switches and associated protocols.
3. Design addressing structures and interconnecting strategies for campus scale networks.
4. Assess the suitability of relevant LAN and IP protocols within a modern communications infrastructure.
5. Explain, design and configure Wireless LAN sytems for wireless connectivity.
Ethernet switching concepts and switch configuration
Spanning tree protocol
First Hop Redundancy concepts and protocols
Dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP)
IPv6 addressing, SLAAC and DHCPv6
Wireless LAN standards
Wireless LAN components and management
Static and Dynamic routing
This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non-essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching Essentials On Line Test
||Assignment 1: Routing and Switching Essentials
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Anish Jindal, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Anish Jindal
CSEE School Office, email: csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872770
No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.
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