Topology

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Definitions

European Definitions

ENTSO-E
The necessary data about the connectivity of the different Transmission System or Distribution Network elements in a substation. It includes the electrical configuration and the position of circuit breakers and isolators. [1]


European Project Definitions

CIPRNet project

The CIPRNet project [2] uses the following definition:

A topology is given by connections between components of a Critical Infrastructure model.


DIESIS project

The DIESIS project [3] gives the following definition:

A topology is given by connections between components of a CI Model.


National Definitions

Egypt

Network topology: The specific physical, i.e., real, or logical, i.e., virtual, arrangement of the elements of a network. [4]
Note: Two networks have the same topology if the connection configuration is the same, although the networks may differ in physical interconnections, distances between nodes, transmission rates, and/or signal types.

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See also

Notes

  1. ENTSO-E Glossary of Terms
  2. http://www.ciprnet.eu/
  3. http://www.diesis-project.eu/
  4. Glossary of the National Telecom Authority (NTA), Egypt

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