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Chapter 1 Fundamental Principles of Industrial Communications
A brief overview of the key building blocks of data communications in an industrial context.
Chapter 2 RS-232 Fundamentals
A detailed discussion of the important issues with RS-232.
Chapter 3 RS-485 Fundamentals
A detailed discussion of the important issues with the balanced and very popular industrial standard
Chapter 4 Modbus Overview
A review of the Modbus protocol representing a Data Link and Application Layer implementatation.
Chapter 5 AS- interface
A discussion of the important and simple AS-i industrial communications interface.
Chapter 6 DeviceNet
A brief review of the key elements of DeviceNet.
Chapter 7 Profibus PA/DP Overview
A review of arguably the most popular Fieldbus standard in the world today - Profibus PA and DP.
Chapter 8 Foundation Fieldbus
A review of arguably and technically the most sophisticated Fieldbus with a very well developed
Chapter 9 Operation of Ethernet Systems
The fundamentals of the operation of Ethernet.
Chapter 10 Physical Layer implementation of Ethernet Media Systems
The fundamentals of the physical part of Ethernet.
Chapter 11 Ethernet Cabling and connectors
The key issues with Ethernet cabling ranging from coaxial, twisted pair and fiber.
Chapter 12 LAN System components
An overview of hubs, repeaters, switches and routers all of which represent key components of
Chapter 13 Structured Cabling
Cabling represents one of the most important and often neglected issues with setting up an Ethernet
system and this chapter reviews the key issues here.
Chapter 14 Multi segment Configuration guidelines for half duplex Ethernet Systems
A brief review of multi segment configuration guidelines.
Chapter 15 Industrial Ethernet
A summary of the key underlying features of Industrial Ethernet.
Chapter 16 Troubleshooting Ethernet
Typical strategies in troubleshooting Ethernet.
Chapter 17 Network Protocols – Part one - IP
A discussion of the Internet Protocol (IP).
Chapter 18 Network Protocols – Part two – TCP/UDP
A review of the TCP/IP protocols – the connection oriented TCP and the connectionless UDP.
Chapter 19 Industrial Application Layer Protocols
Chapter 20 Connecting Ethernet, Fieldbus and DeviceNet
A brief description of how to go about connecting the different fieldbus, devicenet, Ethernet.
Chapter 21 Virtual LANs (VLANs) using Ethernet
Appendix A Comparison of the different standards
A tabular comparison of the different Fieldbus, DeviceNet and Ethernet based standards.