This course will introduce you to the importance of Ethernet in industrial communication, efforts of industry bodies in trying to standardise deterministic machine communications and recent convergence to the TSN standard to meet Industry 4.0 requirements.

Course Curriculum

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What you'll learn out of this course:

  • How network becomes backbone of I4.0 system instead of PLCs, RTUS
  • Existing variety of networks at field and sensor layers create information islands
  • Shortcomings of standard Ethernet and TCP/IP for the machine world (since they are non-deterministic)
  • How Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) comes into the picture starting from AVB and onto Automotive and Industrial
  • OPC UA and TSN emerging as only way for M2M and M2C communications in Industry 4.0 context
  • Open source resources available to accelerate OPC UA and TSN standardization and adoption

Who should take the course:

If you are evaluating communication technologies for your next Industry 4.0 product development, then this course is for you


Prior awareness of industrial automation terminologies such as PLC, RTU, M2M, M2C and communication terminologies such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, etc

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