New PROFINET book: “Industrial communication with PROFINET”

The PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V. (PNO) is publishing a new edition of the “Industrial communication with PROFINET” book. This work gives field device manufacturers, plant manufacturers, and commissioning engineers a comprehensive and practical introduction to the functionality and use of PROFINET.

The new edition takes into account the latest version of the PROFINET Standard V 2.3. In just under 250 pages, the book provides the reader with explanations of basic principles, helpful references, examples, and the mode of operation of PROFINET. In addition to learning about data exchange in RT and IRT communication, the reader will find out everything he needs to know about the diagnostics concept, engineering, conformance classes, and performance optimizations, as well as the user profiles of PROFINET. Other topics include the integration of existing fieldbus systems, the redundancy concept integrated in PROFINET, and device certification.. An overview of the essential frames and data formats rounds out the book and serves as a reference to assist developers and commissioning engineers in their daily activities. 

The author Dipl.-Ing. Manfred Popp has served as Director of the PROFIBUS/PROFINET Competence Center and Test Lab in Fürth, Germany, since 1991. He is also the leader of the PNO Working Groups for PROFINET and PROFIsafe certification.

The “Industrial communication with PROFINET” book is available in English and German and can be ordered directly from the PNO. For members of the PROFIBUS & PROFINET International the price is 24 € net, for non-members 48 € net.

By: Ketterer