Industrial Ethernet: How to Plan, Install, and Maintain TCP/IP Ethernet Networks: The Basic Reference Guide for Automation and Process Control Engineers / Edition 2

Industrial Ethernet: How to Plan, Install, and Maintain TCP/IP Ethernet Networks: The Basic Reference Guide for Automation and Process Control Engineers / Edition 2

by Perry S. Marshall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1556178921

ISBN-13: 2901556178923

Pub. Date: 09/20/2004

Publisher: ISA


This revised best-seller is a convenient installation, troubleshooting, and reference tool on one of the hottest topics in automation and process control. It will help you understand important Ethernet and TCP/IP terminology and provide important information about the new industrial protocols. You will quickly gain a solid grasp of Ethernet basics, the constraints

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This revised best-seller is a convenient installation, troubleshooting, and reference tool on one of the hottest topics in automation and process control. It will help you understand important Ethernet and TCP/IP terminology and provide important information about the new industrial protocols. You will quickly gain a solid grasp of Ethernet basics, the constraints of the industrial environment, and the specialized requirements of machine control. Practical reference charts and technical tips make this book an ideal quick reference source at your project meetings and on the job. New topics covered in the book include signaling types, Web services, power over Ethernet, and an expanded focus on Ethernet protocols and addressing as well as wireless Ethernet. The last part of the book provides installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and security tips. After reading this book, you will be able to plan industrial Ethernet installations with realistic expectations, make knowledgeable purchasing decisions, and identify and prevent common causes of failure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901556178923
Publisher:
ISA
Publication date:
09/20/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
129

Table of Contents

About the Authorsix
Chapter 1.0What Is Industrial Ethernet?1
1.1Introduction1
1.2A Very, Very Short History of Ethernet and TCP/IP3
Chapter 2.0A Brief Tutorial on Digital Communication5
2.1Digital Communication Terminology6
2.2What's the Difference Between a Protocol and a Network?9
2.3Basic Topologies11
2.4Arbitration Mechanisms15
2.5LAN vs. WAN vs. VPN15
Chapter 3.0Ethernet Hardware Basics17
3.1Ethernet Terminology17
3.2Ethernet Hardware LEDs26
3.3Physical/Embedded Components: MAC, PHY, and Magnetics27
3.4Auto-Negotiation28
3.5Network Collisions and Arbitration: An Analogy30
3.6How the CSMA/CD Protocol Works31
3.7The Basic "Ethernet Design Rules"33
3.8"Would Somebody Please Explain This 7-Layer Networking Model?"33
3.9Connectors36
3.10Pinouts38
Chapter 4.0Ethernet Protocol & Addressing43
4.1A Little Bit of History43
4.2The Ethernet Packet and How Messages Flow on Ethernet44
4.3What Is the TCP/IP Protocol Suite?46
4.4TCP/IP Protocol Suite--IP Protocol47
4.5TCP/IP Protocol Suite--TCP Protocol54
4.6TCP/IP Protocol Suite--UDP Protocol56
4.7Ports--How the TCP/IP Suite Is Shared Between Applications57
4.8Other TCP/IP Application Layer Protocols58
4.9Popular TCP/IP Utilities61
Chapter 5.0Basic Ethernet Building Blocks67
5.1Devices67
5.2Determinism, Repeatability, and Knowing if It's "Fast Enough"72
5.3Cost Issues: Ethernet "Smart Devices" vs. PCs75
Chapter 6.0Network Health, Monitoring, & System Maintenance79
6.1What Is It that Makes a Network Run Well?79
6.2Popular PC-Based Ethernet Utilities, Software, and Tools84
Chapter 7.0Installation, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance Tips89
7.1Ethernet Grounding Rules89
7.2When You Install Cable93
7.3How to Ensure Good Fiber-Optic Connections94
Chapter 8.0Ethernet Industrial Protocols, Fieldbuses, and Legacy Networks97
8.1Encapsulating Industrial Protocols in TCP/IP98
8.2Web Services Technologies108
Chapter 9.0Basic Precuations for Network Security115
Chapter 10.0Power over Ethernet (PoE)117
10.1What is PoE?117
10.2What Pins Are Used on the CAT5 Cable?117
10.3How Much Current Is Supplied?118
10.4What Are the Advantages to PoE?119
10.5How Do I Get Started with PoE?120
10.6Resources120
Chapter 11.0Wireless Ethernet121
11.1A "Very" Short Technology Primer121
11.2Access Points123
11.3Mesh Networks124
11.4Security124
11.5The Advantages125
Index127

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