Computer Communications Networks

Recommended Books

  1. Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach featuring the Internet by J. F. Kurose and K. W. Ross, Prentice Hall Publishing Company, 2002
  2. Peterson L. & Davie, B. Computer Networks: A Systems Approach, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., 1996
  3. Tanenbaum, Andrew S. , Computer Networks 3rd ed., Prentice Hall Publishing Company.

Course Description

To help the students gain an understanding of the terminology and standards in modern day computer networks. To make the students understand communication basics, networking and network technologies; with emphasis on data and computer communication within the framework of the OSI and TCP/IP protocol architectures, internet and internetworking and how to apply these in the design and analysis of networks. 

Course Learning Outcome


    Demonstrate and distinguish between OSI and TCP/IP reference models.


Demonstrate the working of Data Link Layer & Network Layer Protocols.


Design, implement, and analyze simple computer networks (LAN, WAN, P2P etc).


Configure the routing protocols (RIPV2, OSPF, EIGRP) using Network Tool.Configure the routing protocols (RIPV2, OSPF, EIGRP) using Network Tool.


Design and configure the complex network using Packet Tracer tool.

CLO -PLO Mapping

Course Code CLOs/ PLOs PLO1 PLO2 PLO3 PLO4 PLO5 PLO6 PLO7 PLO8 PLO9 PLO 10 PLO 11 PLO 12
EE-445 CLO1                        

Program Learning Outcomes

PLO1: Engineering Knowledge

PLO2: Problem Analysis 

PLO3: Design/Development of Solutions

PLO4: Investigation

PLO5: Modern Tool Usage 

PLO6: The Engineer and Society

PLO7: Environment and Sustainability

PLO8: Ethics

PLO9: Individual and Team Work

PLO10: Communication

PLO11: Project Management

PLO12: Lifelong Learning