184.738 Computer Networks
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VU, 3.0h, 4.0EC


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 4.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

... represent and present the basic function of modern networks (Internet)
... represent and present the essential mechanisms of the transport system (OSI Layer 1..4)
... design and build a LAN
... recognize the causes of misconduct in networks
... decide and perform activities to improve availability and reliability

Subject of course

Function and mode of operation of the Internet

Teaching methods

The learning outcomes can be achieved by the following methods ...

... attend the lecture
... participate actively during the lecture
... find and elaborate a partial aspect of computer networks
... present the elaboration
... discuss the presentations

Mode of examination


Additional information

ECTS-Breakdown: 4 ECTS = 100 hrs, of which 28 hrs lecture, 12 hrs exam preparation, 60 hrs lab.

First lecture: Thursday, March 5, 2020, 15:00h

Place: Seminarroom 121



Course dates

Thu15:00 - 17:3005.03.2020 - 12.03.2020Seminarraum 127 Lecture
Computer Networks - Single appointments
Thu05.03.202015:00 - 17:30Seminarraum 127 Lecture
Thu12.03.202015:00 - 17:30Seminarraum 127 Lecture

Examination modalities

The performance record consists of the following three parts. The overall grade results from the mean of the individual assessments; however, if even a part is to be assessed negatively, the overall assessment is also negative.

(1) Drafting a document

(2) Presentation of an aspect of data transmission

(3) Written exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
05.03.2020 17:00 17.03.2020 20:00 17.03.2020 20:00



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

  • Programming
  • Distributed systems