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Physical Networking: Syllabus

NT1310
NT1310 Physical Networking

SYLLABUS

Credit hours: 4.5
Contact /Instructional hours: 56 (34 Theory, 22 Lab)
Prerequisite(s):NT1210 Introduction to Networking or equivalent

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NT1310 Physical Networking

SYLLABUS

COURSE SUMMARY
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course examines industry standards and practices involving the physical components of networking technologies (such as wiring standards and practices, various media and interconnection components), networking devices and their specifications and functions. Students will practice designing physical network solutions based on appropriate capacity planning and implementing various installations, testing and troubleshooting techniques for a computer network.

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Telecommunications
Cabling Specifications and Constraints
Cabling Tools and Media
Network Equipment for Wired and Wireless Networks
Cable Testing
Fiber Optics and Light Principles
Fiber-Optic Cables, Splicing and Connectors
Fiber-Optic Light Sources, Detectors and Receivers
Fiber-Optic Considerations and Testing

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Distinguish between bandwidth, frequency, and data rate in a data network
Explain the importance of codes, standards, and specifications.
Compare and contrast network topologies
Describe the characteristics of different copper cables
Explain the purpose of network tools
Compare and contrast fiber-optic and copper transmission
Differentiate between twisted-pair cable connectors, coaxial cable connectors, and fiber-optic cable connectors Construct a network based on specifications using repeaters, hubs, bridges, switches, servers, and routers Demonstrate how to…...

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