Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: one 3 hours lecture per week |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment 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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorMr Mohammad Dallaali
ContactMelbourne School of Engineering Office
Building 173, Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia
General telephone enquiries
+ 61 3 8344 6703
+ 61 3 8344 6507
+ 61 3 9349 2182
+ 61 3 8344 7707
This subject will provide students with a description of state-of-the-art technologies for broadband networking.
This subject will provide students with a description of state-of-the-art technologies for broadband networking with a focus on the Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), the Internet Protocol (IP) and Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) as a solution for next generation broadband networks. Some basic objectives are itemised bellow:
• Brief review of SDH;
• Description of ATM: the physical layer, ATM layer, ATM signalling and routing protocol (PNNI), and the ATM traffic management functions;
• Basic knowledge of IP and its routing protocols: RIP, OSPF and BGP (interior and exterior BGPs);
• Basic concepts of Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet and Spanning Tree Protocol (STP);
• Basic concepts of MPLS and Implementation of QoS and Differentiated Services in MPLS networks, Traffic Engineering in MPLS and MPLS based VPNs;
• Multi-service MPLS and carriage of Layer 2 services over MPLS;
• In depth knowledge of VPNs with main focus on Layer 2 based VPNs services like VPLS and VPWS.
|Recommended Texts:||Additional Reading: |
Raif O. Onvural, " “Asynchronous Transfer Mode Performance Issues", Artech House Publishers, ISBN: 0-89006-804-6.
Suggested, not mandatory.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, the students should have developed:
Master of Telecommunications Engineering |
Master of Telecommunications Engineering
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
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