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Information Technology (BIT, IMD, NET)

Carleton School of Information Technology
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

NET 2007 [0.5 credit]

Basics of Transmission Systems

Introduction to the physical layer of digital communication. Coverage of the transmission media (copper, fiber, cable, wireless), modulation, coding, equalization and synchronization. Examples: dial up modems, ADSL, Ethernet, T-carrier, Cable modem, SONET and wireless LAN. Factors affecting transmission error rates. Lab and field test equipment.
Prerequisite: BIT 1003.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorial/laboratory three hours a week.

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