440-2214 – Network Technologies I (ST I)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Telecommunications
Subject guarantorIng. Petr Machník, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
440-2214/01 2021/2022 4
440-2214/02 2021/2022 4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To understand the concept and principle of network technologies, including methods of data transmission. Learning outcomes are set so that the students are able to identify, apply and solve tasks in the field of network technologies.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The subject Network Technologies I is oriented on an overview of all important developing network technologies for the transmission of various types of information like voice, data, video or multimedia information. It includes circuit-switched and packet-switched networks. An attention is also dedicated to optical transmission networks that create an inseparable part of a network communication infrastructure, various network procedures for a connection establishment with the specified service quality and fundamentals of the network management. It is also interested in LAN networks, WAN networks, Internet, access networks and various wireless technologies.

Compulsory literature:

MACHNÍK, Petr, MICHALEK, Libor. Network technologies I. Ostrava: Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita Ostrava, 2021.

Recommended literature:

MIR, Nader F. Computer and communication networks. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2015. ISBN 9780133814743. OLIFER, Natalia, OLIFER, Victor. Computer Networks: Principles, Technologies and Protocols for Network Design. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2006. 973 s. ISBN 0470869828. MOLISCH, Andreas F. Wireless communications. 2nd ed. Chichester: John Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-0-470-74186-3.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.