Fundamentals of Internet of Things | Free Online Course | Alison
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Fundamentals of Internet of Things

This free online course on Alison takes you through the basic concepts of Internet of Things.

Network and Security
Free Course
This free online course will be of great interest to students and individuals who have requisite background knowledge of networking and computer programming. The course describes the different fundamental concepts behind the Internet of Things (IoT). You will also learn about the protocols used for the communication and networking of the Internet of Things (IoT). Begin this course and improve your knowledge and skills on the Internet of Things.
  • Duration

    5-6 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course begins by explaining the different basic concepts behind the Internet of Things (IoT) and an overall understanding of how IoTs are created. You will be introduced to some connectivity terminologies. You will learn about the network configuration of the Internet of Things and gateways. You will get familiar with the essential building blocks of the Internet of Things which include sensors and actuators. You will also learn about the types of sensors, features and their different functionalities.

The course then explains the concept of actuators as well as the effect of the actions they perform on the environment, on another system and on a device. You will learn about the different examples of actuators and their working principles. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of the networking aspects of the Internet of Things as well as the convergence of domains. You will be able to explain the functional components and interdependencies of the Internet of Things.

You will be introduced to the different protocols that can be used for various purposes in the Internet of Things. You will learn about the Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP), its application, CoAP position and CoAP request-response model. You will also learn about the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol, its history and application. You will understand AMQP features, message delivery guarantees, AMQP frame types AMQP exchanges and components.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to;


  • Discuss the different fundamental concepts behind the internet of things
  • List and define some connectivity terminologies
  • Analyze the essential building blocks of the Internet of things
  • Discuss functionality-based IoT protocol organization
  • Explain some communication protocols 
  • Discuss beacon-enabled networks

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