ELE3343 - Data Transmission


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Approved exercises 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

- Network models
- Analog and digital transmission
- Multiplexing and spread spectrum technique
- Transmission media
- Circuit and packet switching
- Error detection and correction
- Protocols and architecture

Learning outcome

- Have broad knowledge of key themes, theories, issues in network models, protocols and architectures for communication systems.
- Have extensive knowledge of analogue and digital transmission techniques.
- Know the research and development works within the area of electromagnetic signal transmission using cables and the wireless channel.
- Can update their knowledge on the standards and protocols used in data communication.

- Can apply the principles, methods and techniques used when data is transferred between devises over long and short distances using electromagnetic waves along cables and the wireless channel.
- Can apply the achieved knowledge for calculating and evaluating the capacity of a communication system.
- Can master relevant tools and forms of expression.
- Can reflect on their professional practice and adjust this under supervision.

General competence:

- Can plan and implement a variety of tasks and projects within data communication alone and as a participant in a group.
- Can exchange views and experiences with others with backgrounds in data communication and thereby contribute to the development of good practice.
- Can convey key subject matter within data communication theories, issues and solutions both in writing, orally and through other relevant forms of expression.

Learning methods and activities


Audio recording of the lecture notes. It is possible for English-speaking students to take the course.

Coursework requirements:
8 out of 11 of the compulsory assignments must be approved to be allowed to take the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatoriske arbeidskrav

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August.
Approved mandatory work requirements are valid the following academic year.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Engineering - Computer Science (BIDAT)
Engineering - Electrical (BIELE)

Course materials

Behrouz A Forouzan: "Data Communications and Networking", 5th Edition (Global Edition), 2013.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2018

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Electronics and Telecommunications
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Approved exercises 100/100 D 2018-11-29 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
A146, 1.etg. Ametyst 0
Summer UTS Approved exercises 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
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