Simulation of Communication Systems in Industrial Area

  • Detlef Bäuerle
  • Wolfgang Popp
Conference paper


The large assortment of networks used in industrial area (e. g. field-buses, LANs and telephone systems) calls for computer based tools for modeling and simulating their performance. This paper presents such a tool, which is implemented in a communication-protocol independant structure to determine the usability and efficiency of different networks. Furthermore it allows not only evaluating the improvements of classical factory communication systems, but also analysing the introduction of complete new systems for factory applications.


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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Detlef Bäuerle
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Popp
    • 1
  1. 1.Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-WittenbergFachbereich Ingenieurwissenschaften Lehrstuhl für ElektrotechnikGermany

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