|Short Description:||Network Design and Analysis|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||020113 - Networks and Communications|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||29 October 2020|
Recommended pre-requisite: CSC3407
Students who have enrolled in or completed CSC8513 Network Performance Analysis cannot enrol in this course.
This course will provide the student with the following subjects: queueing theory; performance of communication networks including measurement, modelling and analysis of network performance including reliability, packet loss, throughput and delay, and security; network architecture including layering of networks; network design including dimensioning (deciding how fast/many of the links switches, routers and servers there should be), routing design (where traffic should go), topological design (where to put new links) and security (authentication, VLAN's, firewalls). In addition, students will tackle a series of example problems of network analysis and design of increasing complexity.