bus topology


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bus′ topol`ogy


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Computers. an arrangement of computers on a local-area network in which each computer is connected to a central cable through which data is channeled.
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Noun1.bus topology - the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar
network topology, topology - the configuration of a communication network
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Bus topology is the most current topology which is used in local networks.
These Profibus-DP encoders utilize a “daisy-chain” bus topology, with a single Profibus cable wired from the master (such as a PLC) to the first slave (device) and through each additional device on the network.
If we wish to use a bus topology, where the driver drives one end of the bus and the bus is terminated (either at the source or far end), we must keep the branch length short.