Buses in Real-Time Environments
The term “bus” has two meanings: 1) It refers to an common electric pathway connecting different parts of a computer (contrary to individual connections); 2) it refers to a network topology, with several network nodes sharing a single physical channel (contrary, for example, to star-like or ring topologies). In the following section the first definition is used.
KeywordsCentral Processing Unit Controller Area Network Ring Topology Carrier Sense Multiple Access Fault Handling
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