by Mick Crabtree
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'.
Introduction to Smart Grid
Networking and topologies
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
Building Automation and Control network (BACnet)