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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Distributed Systems and Computer Networks

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A3B38DSY Z,ZK 7 4P+2L Czech
Enrollement in the course requires an successful completion of the following courses:
Signal theory (A3B31TES)
Lecturer:
Jan Holub, Jiří Novák (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jan Holub, Jiří Novák (guarantor), Hakob Avetisyan, Lukáš Krejčí, Tomáš Pospíšil, Jan Sobotka, Ondrej Tereň, Ján Tomlain
Supervisor:
Department of Measurement
Synopsis:

Subject is devoted to principles and technologies of distributed systems (DS) and to their employment in typical applications. Physical layer media, analog and digital modulations, DS topologies, MAC methods, coding and cryptography basics are introduced. Widely used standard systems are then presented together with their features. Internet protocols are explained and internetworking approaches presented. Finally the typical industrial applications of distributed systems are introduced.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction, basic terms definition, ISO/OSI model, layer functionality

2. Metallic, optic a wireless physical media, features and application parameters

3. Analog and digital modulations, principles, features and applications

4. MAC methods and their characteristics, data transfer types, channel capacity sharing, physical and logical topologies, basic interfaces (EIA232, 422, 485, current loop, USB)

5. Channel coding, error detection and correction coding, symmetric and asymmetric ciphering, digital signature

6. Industrial distributed systems X computer networks - features and differences

7. Industrial distributed systems (FF, CANopen, Profibus, KNX, ASI, HART, ... ) specific features and applications

8. Computer networks (particularly IEEE 802.3), versions, active elements and their configuration, VLAN, deterministic scheduling

9. Wireless networks I (IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.16)

10. Wireless networks II (IEEE 802.15, ZigBee, Bluetooth, RFID)

11. Networks and modems (PSTN, xDSL, GSM, PLC, cable, radio), parameters and applications

12. TCP/IP basics, Internet protocols and technologies

13. Internetworking, routing, network administration protocols and instruments

14. Distributed systems applications, (data and communication networks, control systems, geographically distributed DAQ systems, vehicle and airplane networks, ... ), EMC

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, safety in laboratory, presentation of laboratory tasks.

2. Modem communication

3. Frequency spectra of modulated signals.

4. Fiber optics parameters measurement.

5. Evaluation of EIA-485 based communication channel.

6. Modular optical telemetry system.

7. Digital modulations and protocols for wireless networks.

8. Wireless sensor network signal coverage prediction and verification.

9. Evaluation of CAN based distributed system.

10. Power line communication.

11. Simulation of communication channel in Matlab environment.

12. Evaluation of the ZigBee network.

13. Deterministic communication in Ethernet networks.

14. Evaluation, assessment.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

[1] Halsall, F.: Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems. Adison Wesley 1996, ISBN 978-0201422931

[2] Elsenpeter, R.C.: Optical Networking. McGraw-Hill 2001, ISBN 978-0072193985

[3] Sohraby, K.: Wireless Sensor Networks: Technology, Protocols and Applications. John Wiley & Sons 2007, ISBN 978-0471743002

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/A3B38DSY
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomKN:E-301
Novák J.
Holub J.

11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Šrámkova posluchárna K9
Fri
Thu
roomKN:E-301
Novák J.
Holub J.

11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Šrámkova posluchárna K9
roomT2:A3-325
Tereň O.
14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
Laboratoř DS
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
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For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet12542604.html