Network Topologies in Industrial Networks: Types & Examples


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In what direction does data flow within the ring topology?

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1. In what type of physical topology are all nodes directly connected to every other node in the network?

2. What is a hybrid topology constructed of?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set will help you assess your knowledge of industrial network topologies. You will be quizzed on the common topologies available and their characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • Direction of data flow in a ring topology
  • The topology where every node is directly connected to every other node
  • The makeup of a hybrid topology
  • Types of physical network topology
  • Definition of logical network topology

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw important information from the related industrial network topology lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define the concepts of physical topology and logical topology
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast how each topology works

Additional Learning

To learn more about industrial network topologies review the accompanying lesson called Network Topologies in Industrial Networks: Types & Examples. This lesson addresses the following:

  • Configuration of the various types of physical topologies
  • The general flow of information in each physical topology and terms specific to each
  • The two types of logical topology