SpaceWire Networks

S.M. Parkes, C. McClements

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    This paper begins with an overview of SpaceWire networks, which are made up of nodes and routers. The method of addressing SpaceWire packets for transfer across a SpaceWire network is described and then two of the key features of SpaceWire networks - bandwidth sharing and fault tolerance - are highlighted and explained. Priority addressing as a means of providing quality of service control is introduced. Finally the time distribution mechanism of SpaceWire is explained.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of DASIA 2002
    Subtitle of host publicationdata systems in aerospace
    EditorsR. A. Harris
    PublisherEuropean Space Agency
    Number of pages9
    ISBN (Print)9290928190
    Publication statusPublished - 2002
    EventDASIA 2002, Data Systems In Aerospace - Dublin, Ireland
    Duration: 13 May 200216 May 2002

    Publication series

    NameESA SP
    PublisherEuropean Space Agency
    ISSN (Print)1609 042X


    ConferenceDASIA 2002, Data Systems In Aerospace


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