ITI 510: Computer Networks (Section 02)
Rutgers University Internet Institute

Instructor: Christopher Uriarte <>

Meetings: (Section 02) Wednesdays (6:00p-9:00p): Apr 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 2001; Possumtown Road facility, R125, Piscataway

This course is for students who have an interest in computer networks. Topics covered include: architectures of computer networks; the operations of the network layers; and emerging trends in computer networks. Aspects of computer networks and Internet protocols are explored through hands-on experiments. No programming expertise is required.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of computers. Some UNIX experience or PC Administration experience helpful, but not necessary.

Official Class Website with Class Slides: (password required)

Class Notes and Announcements: (this page)

Course Textbook: TCP/IP, Signature Series by Dr. Sidnie Feit, McGraw Hill 1998

Notes and Announcements:

  • Notes for Class 1 are here in PowerPoint format.

  • Resources for Class 1 on Subnetting and Binary Counting:

    Binary Counting Links:

  • Notes for Class 2 are here in PowerPoint format.

    Subnettting Links: (Very good overall resource)

    Subnet Calculators (You need to know the concepts behind subnetting before you use these)

  • Slides for Class 3 are here in PowerPoint format.

  • I have re-posted the slides from Class 3, which contain all the slides I did in class.

  • Here is a tutorial I put together for you on subnetting: available as a MS Word Document, Acrobat PDF file, or regular browser HTML (not formatted as pretty as the Word doc or PDF, though).

  • I will be posting some subnetting problems on this page in the next couple of days.

  • The April 25 class will be postponed until Monday, April 30. We will also have our regularly scheduled class that following wednesday.

  • For class 4, we will be using the Bucknell notes on Transport Layer Protocols and Client-Server Interaction. These are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

  • For class 5, we will used Bucknell notes on Network Properties (page 60 to 100). We will also continue with our discussion on TCP.

  • I have posted the IP Subnetting notes above, but have am having trouble posting the full slides for Class 3....I'll get them up here as soon as possible.

  • Here are some slide on DNS that we will use during class 6.

  • Here is the final project for this class. Please let me know if you have any questions.

  • I have received so many suggestions for the last class that I am just going to wing it - I have a good mix of topics I want to cover and will teach them the "antiquated" way - without any slides. So PLLLLLEASE, come to class with plenty of questions!