- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 11/2003 on page 0
In electronic systems
In this article we take a look at the pros and cons of different types of data bus structure in electrical design and compare some of the more popular varieties of serial bus available today.Mention the word bus and chances are that most people would conjure up a picture of the big red double-decker variety used for moving people from one point to another. In this article we concern ourselves with the electronic variety: the data bus. There is however a link between the two, in both cases ‘bus’ is just the name given to the vehicle or carrier used for transporting things, in one case it is people and in the other it is bits of information.