Industrial Communication Technology Handbook

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Richard Zurawski
CRC Press, Aug 26, 2014 - Technology & Engineering - 1756 pages
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Featuring contributions from major technology vendors, industry consortia, and government and private research establishments, the Industrial Communication Technology Handbook, Second Edition provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of wire- and wireless-based specialized communication networks used in plant and factory automation, automotive applications, avionics, building automation, energy and power systems, train applications, and more.

New to the Second Edition:

  • 46 brand-new chapters and 21 substantially revised chapters
  • Inclusion of the latest, most significant developments in specialized communication technologies and systems
  • Addition of new application domains for specialized networks

The Industrial Communication Technology Handbook, Second Edition supplies readers with a thorough understanding of the application-specific requirements for communication services and their supporting technologies. It is useful to a broad spectrum of professionals involved in the conception, design, development, standardization, and use of specialized communication networks as well as academic institutions engaged in engineering education and vocational training.


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SECTION II Industrial Ethernet
SECTION III FaultTolerant Clock Synchronization in Industrial Automation Networks
SECTION IV Accessing Factory Floor Data
SECTION V Safety Technologies in Industrial Networks and Network Security
SECTION VI Wireless Industrial Networks
SECTION VII TimeTriggered Communication
SECTION VIII Avionics and Aerospace
SECTION IX Automotive Communication Technologies
SECTION X Building Automation
SECTION XI Energy and Power Systems
SECTION XII Communication Networks and Services in Railway Applications
SECTION XIII Semiconductor Equipment and Materials
SECTION XIV Emerging Protocols and Technologies
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Richard Zurawski, M.Eng, Ph.D, IEEE fellow, is with ISA Group, USA. He has over 35 years of academic and industrial experience, including a regular professorial appointment at the University of Tokyo, Japan. Since 1998, Dr. Zurawski has been involved in entrepreneurial activities in Silicon Valley. He co-founded three Silicon Valley-based hi-tech companies. A recipient of the IEEE Anthony J. Hornfeck Service Award and the Rector Medal from AGH University of Science & Technology, Dr. Zurawski served as vice president of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, and on the steering committee of the IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. He has edited two book series and six major handbooks, as well as served as editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and editor at large, associate editor, and guest editor of many prestigious journals.