IEEE Standard 1588

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This eLearning module provides an introduction to IEEE Standard 1588. The basic elements of timekeeping and establishing a system-wide timescale in a distributed system are described as well as the most common options for implementing such a timescale. Examples of current applications of IEEE Std 1588 are presented to illustrate how system-wide timescales are being used.


John C. Eidson

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John C. Eidson holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford. Retired. He is a co-chair of the IEEE 1588 Working Group, a life fellow of the IEEE, the recipient of the 2007 IEEE I&M Society Technical Award, and the 2007 Agilent Laboratories Barney Oliver Award for Innovation. He is currently a visiting scholar at the University of California Berkeley.

Doug Arnold

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Doug Arnold holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois. He is currently a Principal Technologist at Meinberg-USA. He is co-chair of the IEEE 1588 Working Group and co-chair of the ISPCS IEEE 1588 Plugfest committee.

Publication Year: 2015

ISBN: 978-1-5090-0512-3

IEEE Standard 1588
  • Course Provider: Standards Association
  • Course Number: EDP448
  • Duration (Hours): 1
  • Credits: 0.1 CEU/ 1 PDH