Title: High precision clock synchronization with IEEE1588
Authors : Weibel, Hans
Dreher, Andreas
Published in : Industrial Automation Asia
Volume(Issue) : 2004
Issue : Oct/Nov
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Eastern Trade Media
Issue Date: 2004
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Language : English
Subjects : Automatisierungstechnik; Ethernet; IEEE 1588; Synchronisation
Subject (DDC) : 004: Computer science
620: Engineering
Abstract: A high precision time base is especially important for distributed systems in automation. The Precision Time Protocol (PTP) specified in IEEE 1588 is able to synchronize distributed clocks with an accuracy of less than one microsecond. It is adapted to local area networks such as Ethernet which allow Multicast messages. The demands on the local clocks and the network and computing capacity are comparatively low.
Departement: School of Engineering
Publication type: Contribution to Magazine or Newspaper
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/14075
Appears in Collections:Publikationen School of Engineering

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