Ethernet and TCP/IP on the Plant Floor (FG21C)
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Length: 1 day
CEU Credits: 0.7
Course Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
"This course was probably the best I've taken in years. It went over everything I needed to know and covered practical concerns extremely well."
- Jeff Lowe, Senior Automation System Engineer
Ethernet is fast becoming the new standard for industrial control networking worldwide. Using process control concepts, this seminar explains both Ethernet and TCP/IP as they apply to the plant floor. Included are topics such as the various types of copper and fiber-based Ethernet, how to design Ethernet cabling systems, and principles of network security. You'll also look at the differences between repeaters, bridges, switches, and routers and how to correctly implement them. Real life examples and case histories will help you understand the truth about Ethernet and TCP/IP and how to use both effectively in your plant.
You will be able to:
Define what network protocols really are and how the OSI Reference Model helps organize them
Compare Local Area Network (LAN) topologies and cabling methods
Discuss media access techniques including CSMA/CD, token passing, and master/slave
Define the concepts of Ethernet LAN design in an industrial environment, using repeaters, bridges, routers, gateways, and switches
Explain the basics of TCP/IP and what it does for your network
Identify the principles of good network management, including network security, redundancy, and troubleshooting
You will cover:
What is Data Communications?: Special Requirements for Industrial Control | Protocols | Layering Protocols
ISO/OSI Reference Model: Layer 1-7 | Problems | Sample Suites | Protocol Stacks | Encapsulating the Data
LAN Technologies: What is It and What Does It Do? | Basic LAN Media | Broadband, Baseband, and Carrierband Signaling | LAN, Bus, Star, and Ring Topologies | Media Access Control Methods | Master/Slave | CSMA/CD | Token Passing | Virtual Circuits | Standards
Ethernet Overview: History | Variations | Topology | Data Transmission Rates | Signaling | Frame | Physical (MAC) Address
Ethernet Configuration Rules: 10BASE5 (Thicknet) | 10BASE2 (Thinnet) | 10BASE-T (UTP) | 10BASE-FL, FB, and FOIRL (Fiber) | 100BASE-T (Fast Ethernet)
Network Connection Hardware: Repeaters | Bridges | Routers | Gateways | Switches
TCP/IP Overview: Basics | Routing | IP Addressing Classes | IP Subnetting | IP Addressing Rules | TCP vs. UDP
Is Ethernet Ready for the Plant Floor?: Determinism | Myth and Reality | Ethernet in Practice | Ethernet Switches | Quality of Service | Upper Level Timing | Application Layer Protocols | TCP/IP Related (Internet) Protocols | Industrial Application Layer Summary | Cabling | Connectors | Hardware | Power Over Ethernet (PoE)
Industrial Ethernet Design: Designing Physical Network Infrastructure | Five Steps to the Design of Cable Systems | Communications Cabling | Standards | Distribution | Choosing the Right Cable | Cable and Cabinet Management | Noise or Bad Packets | IP Address Duplication | Loading and Broadcast Storms | Deliberate Intrusion | Network Architecture Design | Security Policy | Sample Filters | Network Redundancy | Network Management Software
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