IT 300




Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Information Sheet

IT 300 Modern Teleommunications(3:3:0)

Prerequisites: IT 101.

Fall semester 2003


Time:Thursdays, 4:30 - 7:10 pm

Location: PWC


Instructor: Bijan Jabbari, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: S&T-II Room 219

Phone: 703.993.1618




Office hours:           

Tuesdays, 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm, or contact my Administrative Assistant (703.993.4700) for an appointment for other times.         

Goals:This class will introduce the basic topics in telecommunications and computer networks to students in the BS-IT program.

Textbook: A. Dodd, The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall, 2002, Upper Saddle River, NJ.


Introduction and Basic Concepts

History of Telecommunications and Internet

Analog and Digital Communications

Voice and Data transmission

Physical Layer

Network Infrastructure

Access, Switched Network Services, Signaling

Data Services: LAN, Internet, and Wide Area Network Services

Mobile and Wireless Communications

Internet Application Protocols

Network Security

Contemporary Regulatory Issues


Homework 10% - There will be weekly homework.

Project 10%

Two mid-term exams- each 20%

Final - 40%

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