Go top
Project information

Course about Train Communication Network (TCN)

C. Rodríguez-Morcillo S. Alexandres J.D. Muñoz Frías

June 2009 - June 2009

Funding entity Metro de Madrid, S.A.

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

    Research topics:
  • *Automation, Communications and Industrial Informatics