Building Automation

Communication systems with EIB/KNX, LON and BACnet

  • Hermann Merz
  • Thomas Hansemann
  • Christof Hübner

Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Hermann Merz, Thomas Hansemann, Christof Hübner
    Pages 1-40
  3. Hermann Merz, Thomas Hansemann, Christof Hübner
    Pages 41-62
  4. Hermann Merz, Thomas Hansemann, Christof Hübner
    Pages 63-157
  5. Hermann Merz, Thomas Hansemann, Christof Hübner
    Pages 159-208
  6. Hermann Merz, Thomas Hansemann, Christof Hübner
    Pages 209-302
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 303-308

About this book


This book offers all important industrial communication systems for buildings in one single book! It stimulates a basic understanding of network and bus systems for the automation of buildings. After an introduction to EIB/KNX, LON und BACnet technologies, the authors illustrate how these systems can be utilized for specific applications, like air conditioning or illumination. This book assumes only a basic knowledge of mathematics and thanks to its simple explanations and many examples is ideal for students and professional engineers who require practical solutions.

Numerous practical examples explain basic concepts of industrial communication technology as well as the procedure for the transmission of digital data.  

All chapters have been thoroughly revised for the 2nd edition and the book includes the latest technical developments and standards.


EIB Fundament Illumination KNX air conditioning communication communication system control system sensors visualization

Authors and affiliations

  • Hermann Merz
    • 1
  • Thomas Hansemann
    • 2
  • Christof Hübner
    • 3
  1. 1.Fakultät für ElektrotechnikHochschule MannheimMannheimGermany
  2. 2.Fakultät für ElektrotechnikHochschule MannheimMannheimGermany
  3. 3.Fakultät für ElektrotechnikHochschule MannheimMannheimGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73222-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73223-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1860-4862
  • Series Online ISSN 1860-4870
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