|Definition:|| functional unit for the transfer of data between several participants, these being functional units for data processing, via a common transmission path, wherein participants are not involved in the transfer of data between other participants|
Note 1 to entry: The logic and functional definition of a bus applies independently of the topological configuration and physical implementation of the bus. A bus may have a line or a ring configuration.
Note 2 to entry: In some cases, transmission rights are distributed by another participant, for example by a bus arbitrator.
Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 351-32-10 in IEC 60050-351:2006.