The information on these pages is based on a course at the University of Aberdeen, prepared by Gorry Fairhurst. The pages cover the technology of Ethernet Local and IP, networks, the protocols that are used, and the operation of the Internet. A brief over-view of the site is provided by the road map. From November 2020, this also includes videos and multimedia content to support study. See the course roadmap page.
Part 1: The Lower Layers
Communication across an Ethernet LAN.
Part 1 of the course is organised in two layers:
The topics in 6 modules (1-6) are described in the quick video tour of part 1 Each module collects a set of presentations and other material around a set of related topics.
Part 2: The Upper Layers
Communication across an Internetwork of LANs.
Part 2 of the course is organised in two layers:
This part is divided into 3 Modules: A,B and C. Each module collects a set of presentations and other material around a set of related topics.
The introduction video introduces the contents of the course. Each module has tutorial questions that can be used to check your understanding of the module (with answers in the documents area).
The author was Prof. Gorry Fairhurst. This course is delivered at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. The staff delivering this course will be Dr R Secchi and Prof. G Fairhurst.