CLOCK SYNCHRONIZATION IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION NETWORKS - Comparison of Different Syntonization Methods

Dragan Obradovic, Ruxandra Lupas Scheiterer, Chongning Na, Günter Steindl, Franz-Josef Goetz

Abstract

Synchronization of distributed clocks is a critical task in many real time applications over Ethernet. The Ethernet protocol, due to its non-deterministic nature, is not suitable for real-time applications with very strict synchronicity requirements. However, the limit is continuously being pushed outwards by current research. The Precision Time Protocol (PTP), delivered by the IEEE 1588 standard, provides high synchronization accuracy and has been adopted in many real time applications in the areas of industrial automation, measurement & control, communications etc. This paper will discuss several issues aimed at improving the synchronization performance.

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Obradovic D., Lupas Scheiterer R., Na C., Steindl G. and Goetz F. (2008). CLOCK SYNCHRONIZATION IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION NETWORKS - Comparison of Different Syntonization Methods . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-31-9, pages 85-92. DOI: 10.5220/0001494700850092


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@conference{icinco08,
author={Dragan Obradovic and Ruxandra Lupas Scheiterer and Chongning Na and Günter Steindl and Franz-Josef Goetz},
title={CLOCK SYNCHRONIZATION IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION NETWORKS - Comparison of Different Syntonization Methods},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2008},
pages={85-92},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001494700850092},
isbn={978-989-8111-31-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - CLOCK SYNCHRONIZATION IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION NETWORKS - Comparison of Different Syntonization Methods
SN - 978-989-8111-31-9
AU - Obradovic D.
AU - Lupas Scheiterer R.
AU - Na C.
AU - Steindl G.
AU - Goetz F.
PY - 2008
SP - 85
EP - 92
DO - 10.5220/0001494700850092