April 2017, Version A

Multi-Hop Sublayer Specification-Extension on Field Area Networks

Standard Details

Revision: A

Published date: April 2017

Committee: TR-51 I Smart Utility Networks

Standard Abstract

This document defines a Forwarding sub-layer protocol and a Routing sub-layer protocol for the Data Link layer of TR51, including processes, functions, service interfaces and externally visible frame formats. The Forwarding protocol provides data transfer services between non neighboring devices. The Routing protocol provides discovery and maintenance of multi-hop routes between certain non-neighboring devices.