Design of New Intelligent Redundant Serial Bus with Isolated Driver in the Distributed Control System
In the distributed control system, to make sure the running of the system bus is long-term, stable and reliable, we design a new intelligent redundant serial bus as the system bus, and it will be introduced in this article. The new intelligent redundant serial bus (IRSBUS) is able to be configured into a dual redundant synchronous bus or a quadruple redundant asynchronous bus, and its redundancy is hot redundant that means two groups of the four signals are working together. We mainly design a redundant IP core, a redundant protocol and the byte format. The IP core of IRSBUS consists of the following major modules: Intelligent Signal Router, Signal Transceiver, Lines-connecting Status Detector, Synchronous Controller (Master), Synchronous Transponder (Slave), Redundant Results Decider, Interrupt Generator, Dual-port RAMs, Control and Status Registers, Master / Slave Redundant Logical Controller. The redundant protocol and byte format provide an extremely strict timing to synchronize the master-slaves and transmit the information. We show that our design allow to compare the redundant data to arrive at the correct results. It also provides a way to regroup the remaining signal lines into a system bus when one or two of the four signal lines are broken. And then it detects the lines-connection status every 100 milliseconds.
Abdel Hamid Ismail Mourad and József Kázmér Tar
L. Wang et al., "Design of New Intelligent Redundant Serial Bus with Isolated Driver in the Distributed Control System", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 527, pp. 242-247, 2014