This unit studies and explores communication technology among multiple users. The layered network model will be discussed with emphasis on those widely applied such as wired and wireless networks in the real world. Both technical aspects of communication networks such as radio propagation and transmission line theory for antenna design, as well as significant applications around Internet of Things will be explored. Students will be exposed to networking technologies and hands-on experience on some critical hardware and system design aspects. This unit will enable students to be familiar with, explore, and appreciate modern communication networks and technology.
|Unit name||Networking and Antennas|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Brian Salmon|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Apply principles of computer and data networks, including layered structure, protocol and its functionalities, administration and control.
- Design complex wired or wireless data networks for an application with a diverse range of requirements and equipment in line with modern technologies.
- Evaluate computer and data networks performance by analysis and experiments or simulation.
- Analyse wave propagation characteristics on distributed media to solve typical problems involving transmission lines.
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Lectures: 3x 1-hour sessions per week
Tutorials: 1x 2-hour session per week
Laboratory: 2x 3-hour sessions
|Assessment||Assessed tutorial (10%)|Antenna - Semester test 1 (15%)|Antenna - Semester test 2 (20%)|Networking - Semester test (20%)|Design report (15%)|Laboratory (10%)|Simulation laboratory (10%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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