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Data transmission

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

English version available soon

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

* Fundamentals of data transmission
* Wired data transmission
* Wireless communication
* Technologies and applications of modern networks
* OSI, hybrid and TCP/IP reference model
* Wired data transmission (I2C communication, serial communication)
* Wireless networks
* Sensor networks and approaches (e.g. MANET, WMN)
* End-to-end protocols: UDP, TCP
* Selected protocols of the application layer (e.g. FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, MQTT)
* Security concepts and access procedures
* Release updates for networks
* Elements of a measurement report
* Selection of transmission technologies and protocols

recommended or required reading

Badach A., Hoffmann E.; Technik der IP-Netze: Internet-Kommunikation in Theorie und Einsatz; München; 2019, 4. Auflage
Freyer U.; Nachrichten-Übertragungstechnik: Grundlagen, Komponenten, Verfahren und Anwendungen der Informations-, Kommunikations- und Medientechnik; München; 2017, 7. Auflage
Gessler R., Krause Th.; Wireless-Netzwerke für den Nahbereich: Eingebettete Funksysteme: Vergleich von standardisierten und proprietären Verfahren; Wiesbaden; 2015, 2. Auflage
Tanenbaum A.S., Wetherall D.J.; Computernetzwerke; München; 2012, 5. Auflage

assessment methods and criteria


language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Axel Schmidt Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Günther Klenner

year of study

1. study year

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable