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Data Communications

and Networks

EEE F346
Sarang Dhongdi
Lecture 1

Data communications and


networks
It

is in Everyday use
Right from time critical
information sharing in
business/services to sharing
personal information with friends
Use of E-mails, Web browsing,
Digital Libraries, E-news, Audiovideo conferencing, VoD, File
transfers, E-commerce
It is among the fastest growing

Data
Text
Numbers
Images
Audio
Video

Communication
Data

Time 1

flow

Simplex
Half Duplex
Full Duplex
Type

Time 2

of connections

Point to point
Point to multi-points
Communicating

Wired
Wireless

Media

Networking
Protocols

and standards

Models

ISO/OSI model
TCP/IP model
Networks

Based
Based
Based
Based

on
on
on
on

classification
Geographical range
Functions
Forwarding
ownership