COMP 346: Introduction to Telecommunications

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of telecommunication networks, including requirements of voice networks, analog versus digital transmission, data link protocols, SONET, ATM, cellular phone systems, and the architecture of the current telephone system.

Credit Hours

3

Description

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of telecommunication networks. Underlying engineering principles of telephone networks, computer networks and integrated digital networks are discussed. Topics in the course include: telephone and data networks overview; OSI layers; data link protocol; flow control, congestion control, routing; and local area networks (Ethernet, Token Ring and FpI).

Outcome

Students will understand how modern telephone systems work.

Syllabi

Semester/Year Instructor URL
Spring 2013 Dr. Dordal http://webpages.cs.luc.edu/~pld/courses/346/spr13/