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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty-six hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours.
|Prerequisites:||4-year Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr William Shieh
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject covers the basic areas of optical networks. In particular, it includes the following topics.
The topics covered include:
On completion of this subject, the students will develop skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of optical networks and to be able to solve technical problems in the following areas:
|Assessment:||Formally surpervised written examination - 3 hours 60% (end of semester). This final examination is a hurdle. A student must pass the exam to pass the subject;Written class test - 2 hour 30% (mid semester);Assignments - 10%.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Textbook:Optical Networks : A Parctical Perspective by Rajiv Ramaswami and Kuma Sivarajan.Additional Reading:Optical Communication Networks (Hardcover) by Biswanath Mukherjee;Mesh-based Survivable Transport Networks: Options and Strategies for Optical, MPLS, SONET and ATM Networking (Hardcover) by Wayne D. Grover;Ethernet Passive Optical Networks by Glen Kramer;MPLS Technology and Applications by Bruce Davie and Yakov Rekhter.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of this subject , the students should have developed:
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