Computer Networks Lab (E)
level of course unit
Learning outcomes of course unit
Students are able to apply their knowledge about the principles of computer networks and their components
in order to design, implement, and configure distributed applications and in order to support the selection
of appropriate software and hardware for computer networks.
prerequisites and co-requisites
Courses of the previous semester successfully completed.
Configuration of networks and components (hosts, switches, routers); planning, configuration, and testing
of TCP/IP-based networks; subnetting
recommended or required reading
- Comer, Douglas E.: Computer Networks and Internets: With Internet Applications, 6th Ed. - Upper Saddle River,
Pearson Education, 2015.
- Kurose, James F.; Ross, Keith W.: Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Ed. - Edinburgh, Pearson, 2017.
- Panko, Raymond R.; Panko, Julia A.: Business Data Networks and Security, 10th Ed. - Edinburgh, Pearson, 2015.
- Tanenbaum, Andrew S.: Computer Networks, 5th Ed. - Boston, Pearson, 2011.
assessment methods and criteria
submission and presentation of tasks and/or written exam (together with ’Computer Networks’ as module-based grading)
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
eLearning quota in percent
planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of student tasks
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Prof. (FH) Dr. Johannes Lüthi
year of study
recommended optional program components
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type of course unit
mode of delivery