CEN 403: Network Management

Offered Under: B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (CEN)
Description

This course will introduce students to methods, techniques and tools for the management of telecommunication systems and computer networks with specific examples from Internet and the public switched telecommunication networks. It will introduce the fundamental models that are used in the Internet (SNMP), and telecommunication networks (TMN). In addition it will look in detail at the QoS management of IP base communications networks, by examining the emerging IETF protocols associated with Inteserv and Diffserv architectures.


Prerequisites:
  • None

Course Type Major
Credit Hour 3
Lecture Hour 45
Expected Outcome(s):
  • Understand concepts and workings of telecommunication networks.
  • Develop problem solving approaches as applied in telecommunications networking areas.
  • Analyze performance of basic communication networks using both analytical and simulation techniques.
  • Understand telecommunication network design techniques and practical implementation issues.
  • Understand the basic properties of internet and telecommunications traffic properties.


Grading Policy:

Biweekly Quiz, One Midterm Exam, One Final Exam, Project


Letter Grade Marks Grade Point
A 90 - 100 4.00
A- 85 - 89 3.70
B+ 80 - 84 3.30
B 75 - 79 3.00
B- 70 - 74 2.70
C+ 65 - 69 2.30
C 60 - 64 2.00
C- 55 - 59 1.70
D+ 50 - 54 1.30
D 45 - 49 4.00
F 00 - 44 4.00