is a set of rules which is used by computers to communicate with each other acrossa network.
he rules that work together are grouped called asµ
ost protocols in the communications or networking, are layered together into protocol stacks.
denotes a specific combination of protocols that work together.
he classic seven-layer reference model is the
, which is used for conceptualizingprotocol stacks.
amples of automation protocols :1. Foundation Fieldbus2. Profibus3. CIP (Common Industrial Protocol)4. CAN (Controller Area Network)