The Extension was published as a technical supplement to our Control Network newsletter, intended to educate the public about advances in networking technology. The Extension was published until 2009, when it was replaced with the Essentials Technical Supplement.

Introductory Ethernet Articles

PDF Icon   Introduction to Ethernet

PDF Icon   Introduction to Real-Time Ethernet — Part 1

PDF Icon   Introduction to Real-Time Ethernet — Part 2

PDF Icon   Introduction to Fast Ethernet

PDF Icon   Affordable Industrial Ethernet — CTRLink®

PDF Icon   Hubs Versus Switches — Understanding the Tradeoffs

PDF Icon   Glossary of Industrial Ethernet Terms

PDF Icon   Powering Industrial Ethernet Equipment

PDF Icon   The Best of Ethernet Technology

PDF Icon   Power Over Ethernet—Industrial Ethernet is a True Fieldbus

PDF Icon   Choosing the Right Industrial Ethernet Switch

PDF Icon   Using Ethernet With Fiber Optic Cabling

PDF Icon   Multi-Segment Ethernet Networks

PDF Icon   Introduction to VLANs

PDF Icon   Survey of Ethernet Redundancy Methods

PDF Icon   Introduction to Switch Technology

PDF Icon   Incorporating Media Converters

 

ARCNET® Articles

PDF Icon   Using Trunking to Increase Backbone Performance

PDF Icon   Understanding EIA-485 Networks

PDF Icon   Revisions to ANSI/ATA 878.1

 

BACnet® Articles

PDF Icon   Contemporary Controls Assists in the BACnet® Interoperability Demo During AHR Expo 2009

PDF Icon   Object Modeling a Physical BACnet® Device

PDF Icon   Achieving BACnet® Compliance

PDF Icon   Contemporary Controls' Ethernet Equipment Plays Key Role at BACnet Conference 2005

PDF Icon   How BACnet® is Changing Building Automation Networking

PDF Icon   Specifying a Direct Digital Control (DDC) System

PDF Icon   Examining the BACnet MS/TP Physical Layer

 

Modbus Articles

PDF Icon   Introduction to the Modbus Protocol

PDF Icon   Introduction to Modbus Serial and Modbus TCP

 

TCP/IP Protocol Articles

PDF Icon   Introduction to the Internet Protocol

PDF Icon   Introduction to the Transmission Control Protocol

PDF Icon   Introduction to Spanning Tree Protocol

PDF Icon   Introduction to Subnetting

PDF Icon   Using Ethereal for Network Troubleshooting

PDF Icon   Introduction to SNMP

 

Miscellaneous

PDF Icon   Implementation of a Control Project

PDF Icon   Introduction to Control

PDF Icon   Introduction to Industrial Networking

PDF Icon   Realities of RoHS Compliance