Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Fiber Optic Networks BSM 450 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ABDULLAH SEVİN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ABDULLAH SEVİN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The goal of this course is to introduce a new technological development, namely fiber optical networks, with all its components and network design, traffic engineering and network engineering problems.
Course Content The whereabouts of fiber optical networks in communication, optical access networks, optical metro networks, wavelength-routed networks, optical network structures and protocols. Network algorithms and optimization. Fault management.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Student understands the basics of optical communication networks Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
2 Defines the components of the optical networks Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Defines the hierarchy of optical networks Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Understands the problems of scheduling, routing, and wavelength assignment problems and applies appropriate techniques to those problems Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 Understands the relationship between optical networks and higher layers; and designs virtual topology over optical network Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Defines the faults in optical networks and understands how to deal with them Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 Applies protection and restoration methods to fault problems Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Optical Networks
2 Basics and Principles of Optical Communication Networks
3 Building blocks of optical networks
4 Building blocks of optical networks
5 Optical Access Networks
6 Optical Access Networks
7 Optical Metro Networks
8 Wavelength-routed Networks
9 Routing and wavelength assignment
10 Virtual Topology Design
11 Fault management
12 Fault management
13 Availability-aware service provisioning
14 Summary
Course Notes Course notes provided by Assist. Prof. Dr. Ferhat Dikbiyik
Course Resources Optical Networks, Biswanath Mukherjee, Springer, 2006.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have sufficient foundations on engineering subjects such as science and discrete mathematics, probability/statistics; an ability to use theoretical and applied knowledge of these subjects together for engineering solutions, X
2 An ability to determine, describe, formulate and solve engineering problems; for this purpose, an ability to select and apply proper analytic and modeling methods,al background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situations X
3 An ability to select and use modern techniques and tools for engineering applications; an ability to use information technologies efficiently, X
4 An ability to analyze a system, a component or a process and design a system under real limits to meet desired needs; in this direction, an ability to apply modern design methods, X
5 An ability to design, conduct experiment, collect data, analyze and comment on the results and consciousness of becoming a volunteer on research, X
6 Understanding, awareness of administration, control, development and security/reliability issues about information technologies, X
7 An ability to work efficiently in multidisciplinary teams, self confidence to take responsibility, X
8 An ability to present himself/herself or a problem with oral/written techniques and have efficient communication skills; know at least one extra language, X
9 An awareness about importance of lifelong learning; an ability to update his/her knowledge continuously by means of following advances in science and technology,
10 Understanding, practicing of professional and ethical responsibilities, an ability to disseminate this responsibility on society,
11 An understanding of project management, workplace applications, health issues of laborers, environment and job safety; an awareness about legal consequences of engineering applications,
12 An understanding universal and local effects of engineering solutions; awareness of entrepreneurial and innovation and to have knowledge about contemporary problems. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 15
1. Proje / Tasarım 55
2. Ödev 15
3. Ödev 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 3 10 30
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 130
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.2
dersAKTSKredisi 5