Fahd University of petroleum and Minerals
of Computer Sciences and Engineering
Department of Computer Engineering
COE 443: High-Speed Networks – Fall 2001 (011)
Section 01: SMW
11-11:50 Bldg 24 Room 165
Section 02: SMW
1:10-2pm Bldg 24 Room 162
Introduction to high speed networking. Impact of high speed on communication protocols. Design and performance issues of high speed networks. Standard high speed protocols and networking technologies. Examples of high speed networks and protocols. Internet protocol architecture and routing standards.
COE 342 or Consent of Instructor. (Preferably
Book and Instructor:
William Stallings, “High-Speed Networks: TCP/IP and ATM Design Principles”, Prentice Hall, 1998.
Internet is full of literature and it is a good source of information. Get
the most for the least!”
best way to communicate)
(You will find all necessary information)
posted outside my office or by appointment
As scheduled by the Registrar
All homeworks are collected during the class time or earlier. No late homework
will be accepted.
The growth of the Internet and WWW, arrival of ATM,
and quality of service (QOS).
Chapters 2 & 3.
TCP/UDP/IP protocol architecture, OSI protocol
internetworking, packet-switching networks, frame
cell relay networks, congestion in data networks.
Chapters 4 & 5.
ATM protocol architecture, ATM service category, ATM
layers, Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet, ATM LANs.
Chapters 6 - 8.
Random variables, Queuing analysis, single server
Multi-service queues, queues with priority, network
Chapters 9 - 12.
End-system traffic management, link-level flow
error control, transport-level traffic control, TCP
real-time transport protocol (RTP), Internetwork
management, ISA, ATM traffic control, ABR traffic
Graph theory, least-cost paths, Internet routing,
BGP, RSVP, multicasting, IP switching.
The homeworks will be mainly based on OPNET. We will
also have a project on OPNET that you will need to learn too.