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CIS 6930 Powerline Communications Richard Newman Spring 2010
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Outline Course nuts and bolts What is PLC? Uses of PLC PLC challenges Narrowband PLC In-home broadband PLC Access broadband PLC Coexistence
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Nuts and Bolts Class meeting times: Format: Lecture, discussion, presentations Grading: Quizzes: 20% Presentations: 20% Project: 30% Exam: 30%
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What is PLC? PLC = powerline communication Uses existing power distribution wires PLC has been in use for many decades Utility company use at very low data rates for control purposes Very challenging communication environment High attenuation, low power Multipath fading, noise Recent advances in processing power enable high-speed communication
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Uses of PLC Control Utility company use – plant control, AMR Vehicular systems – trucks, planes, … Smart home – security, HVAC, lighting/power, etc. Industrial remote control
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course CIS 6930 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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