In this chapter we discuss general topics related to the WirelessHART standard. They are grouped into the relationship with OSI network layers, radio basics, centralized control, field survey, relationship with the IEEE 802.15.4 standard, coexistence, other fieldbuses, the limitations, security and reliability, and what it means to the user. The topics are listed as section titles.
KeywordsMedium Access Control Network Manager Receive Signal Strength Indication Medium Access Control Layer Fresnel Zone
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