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Details of the project

Title: Course about Train Communication Network (TCN)
Authors: C. Rodríguez-Morcillo S. Alexandres J.D. Muñoz Frías
Dates: June 2009 - June 2009
Contractor: Metro de Madrid, S.A.
Research topics: *Automation, Communications and Industrial Informatics
Description: This course is a summary of technical and performance characteristics of TCN (Train Communication Network), used on-board train vehicles, including WTB (Wire Train Bus) and MVB (Multifunction Vehicle Bus) subnetworks.
The issues of the course are:
- TCN introduction. General considerations.
- MVB.
* Physical layer
* Link layer
* Time organization
* Bus mastership
* Devices
- WTB summary
- Questions
Short name: Curso-TCN



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