Credits: 5

Schedule: 22.09.2019 - 01.12.2019

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Juha Järvinen

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I - II 2018-2019 (autumn), I-II 2019-2020 (autumn)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Students understand how communication networks function in practice.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Laboratory works about transmission and networking technology including signalling in telephone networks, routing in networks and different services.

Details on the course content (applies in this implementation): 

Mandatory lab works
  • IPv4 Routing
  • Breaking isolation
  • BGP (Tue Nov 12th 14.00-20.00 and Wed Nov 13th 08.00-18.00)

Choose 3:
  • Netmon
  • DNS
  • VPN
  • IPv6
  • Multicast
  • Security

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Laboratory works

Elaboration of the evaluation criteria and methods, and acquainting students with the evaluation (applies in this implementation): 

Laboratory works

Details on calculating the workload (applies in this implementation): 

A lab (pre report, lab session and final report): 22,5 hours / a lab / a student 

Lab session is 3-5 hours.

5 ECTs ~ 135 hours, and as a group ~ 270 hours

Details on the course materials (applies in this implementation): 

Availability of the material depends on each lab work. Some lab works include all the needed material, some not. 

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

ELEC-E7130 & ELEC-E7310

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Language class 4: English, may be completed in Finnish or Swedish upon request

Additional information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Lab room is located in 2550 (TuAS).

Details on the schedule (applies in this implementation): 

Students do all the lab works (6) in pairs. They can choose order and which lab works they do. Only IPv4 Routing, Breaking isolation and BGP labworks are mandatory.  Time slots for the IPv4 labwork is offered only in the first period. The date for BGP labwork is Tue Nov 12th 14.00-20.00 and Wed Nov 13th 08.00-18.00.

For the rest lab works there is no fixed schedule - students can choose from offered time slots. 


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