by Mick Crabtree

Pages: 80
Number of copies printed: 5500

It's coming up for five years since we published the previous Industrial Communications Handbook in 2008 and, once again, many changes have taken place. There have been small but significant 'tweaks' to some of the existing technologies' and there's been a huge uptake in the use of wireless technology - with still no end insight to the so-called 'Wireless Wars'.

And then there's the 'Smart Grid'.


Chapter 1:
Introduction to Smart Grid

Chapter 2:
Networking and topologies

Chapter 3:
Industrial Ethernet

Chapter 4:
Internet Protocol

Chapter 5:
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

Chapter 6:

Chapter 7:
IEC 61850

Chapter 8:
Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

Cahpter 9:

Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)

Chapter 10:
Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)

Chapter 11:

Building Automation and Control network (BACnet)


Chapter 12:


Chapter 13: