Computer Networks

By Mr. Anand More   |   Devi Ahilya Viswavidyalaya, Indore
A computer network is a set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources. The most common resource shared today is connection to the Internet. Other shared resources can include a printer or a file server.

This course deals with fundamentals of computer network. It deals with various network models, types and OSI layers. This course provides uses of computer network, role of seven OSI layers etc. 

At the end of the course, the students will be able to build an understanding of the fundamental concepts of computer &computer networks, advanced networking concepts, network standards & protocols, mobile phone networks and network security etc.

Learners enrolled: 14770


Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 08 Aug 2019
End Date : 31 Oct 2019
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 01 Sep 2019
Category :
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Level : Undergraduate

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    Weeks Weekly Lecture Topics
    Week 1: Lecture No 1 An Introduction to Computer
    Lecture No 2 Computer : History and Development
    Lecture No 3 Evolution of Computer

    Week 2: Lecture No 4 Overview of Computer : Input Devices, Part-1
    Lecture No 5 Overview of Computer : Input Devices, Part-2
    Lecture No 6 Overview of Computer : Input Devices, Pat-3

    Week 3: Lecture No 7 Overview of Computer : Output Devices, Part-1
    Lecture No 8 Overview of Computer : Output Devices, Part-2
    Lecture No 9 Computer : Audio Input and Output Devices

    Week 4: Lecture No 10 An Introduction to Computer - Operating System
    Lecture No 11 Operating System Softwares
    Lecture No 12 Computer : Memory Management
    Lecture No 13 Computer : Cabinet, Power Supply & Ups

    Week 5: Lecture No 14 An Introduction to Computer - Networking
    Lecture No 15 Fundamental of Computer Networks
    Lecture No 16 Network Hardware

    Week 6: Lecture No 17 Network Hardware - Advanced Devices
    Lecture No 18 Network Software
    Lecture No 19 OSI Reference Model

    Week 7: Lecture No 20 Computer Network Examples & Network Lab  Setup
    Lecture No 21 Network Standards & Protocols
    Lecture No 22 The Physical Layer

    Week 8: Lecture No 23 Network Communication & Transmission Media
    Lecture No 24 Computer Networks : Modulation
    Lecture No 25 Multiplexing
    Lecture No 26 Public Switched Telephone Network

    Week 9: Lecture No 27 The Mobile Phone Network
    Lecture No 28 Data Link Layer
    Lecture No 29 Medium Access Control

    Week10: Lecture No 30 Wireless Lan
    Lecture No 31 Bluetooth
    Lecture No 32 Radio Frequency Identification Technology  

    Week 11:Lecture No 33 Data Link Layer Switching
    Lecture No 34 Network Layer
    Lecture No 35 Transport Layer

    Week 12:Lecture No 36 The Application Layer
    Lecture No 37 Network Security Part 1
    Lecture No 38 Network Security Part 2


    Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Computer Networks, Third Edition, Prentice Hall of India Private Limited, New Delhi.
    Stallings W., Data and Computer Communications, Pearson Education, 7th Edition, 2003.
    Stallings W., Wireless Communication and Networks, Pearson Education, 2nd Edition, 2004.
    Data Communication & Computer Networks (First Edition) by Tanmaya Kumar Das and Dillip Kumar Mahapatra.
    Telecommunications:A Beginner's Guide (Network Professional's Library) by Inc. Hill Associates.
    Cisco Networks: Engineers' Handbook of Routing, Switching, and Security with IOS, NX-OS, and ASA by Christopher Carthern and William Wilson.


    Anand More is a Maintenance Engineer at the Computer Centre, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore and teaching in UG and PG courses at School of Computer Science & IT, DAVV. He has exemplary knowledge in the field of Network administration and for a past decade he worked for IT Industry and Academic institutions in establishing and developing large size computer networks. He is a core member of “Network Security Laboratory” committee at SCSIT under DEST-FIST scheme and had established a lab for SCSIT. He has also technically coordinated online examinations at large scale. He is an organizing committee member of various conferences & workshops conducted in the University. His research papers are published in National & International journals and conferences. Performance enhancement of IT Infrastructure is his major area of interest and research. He has done M.Tech, MCA and M.Sc. in Electronics & Communications.


    30% for in Course Assessment & 70% of End-term Proctored Exam.