IELEG2212 - Data transmission


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 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. Protocols and architecture.

Learning outcome


- Have a broad knowledge of central themes, theories and issues within network models, protocols and architectures for communication systems.

- Have a broad knowledge in analogue and digital transmission techniques.

- Knowledge of research and development works in the transmission of electromagnetic signals on transmission lines and wireless.


- Can apply principles, methods and techniques used to transfer data between data equipment over long and short distances when transmitted with electromagnetic waves along transmission cables and wireless channels.

- Can calculate and evaluate the capacity of a communication system.

- Can master relevant tools and expressions.

- Can update their knowledge within the standards and protocols used in data communication.

General competence

- Can plan and carry out various tasks in the field of data transmission.

- Can reflect on their own professional practice and adjust it under supervision.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, problem solving, tutoring.

Compulsory work requirements: 8 out of 11 submissions must be approved to be able to take the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Written exam.

Character: Letter characters.

Approved mandatory work requirements are valid up to and including the following academic year.

In the event of a re-sit examination in August, the examination may be changed to an oral examination.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Electrical Engineering (BIELEKTRO)

Course materials

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

In addition, distributed material.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ELE3343 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
IELEG2142 3.7 AUTUMN 2024
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Electronics and Telecommunications
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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