A Software Architecture for Industrial Automation

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A Software Architecture for Industrial Automation
The Aspect Integrator Platform (AIP) from ABB was designed to build the next generation of industrial automation applications. This platform is part of a set of products that provide the means to model, control and supervise continuous or discrete processes in various market domains, ranging from chemical and metal to paper and consumer industries. Each product works at a different level in the manufacture process, having distinct safety and real time requirements, but all of them rely on a common architecture for interoperability. The architecture proposes a set of components that can be reused in the different products. The current implementation of the architecture provides considerable flexibility in terms of modelling domain information and dynamically modifying it at run-time. On the one hand, this is a feature required by applications that must run 24 hours a day. On the other hand, this flexibility adds complexity to the maintenance of the installed application because depen...
Rodrigo García García, Esther Gelle,
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Type Conference
Year 2003
Where EDOC
Authors Rodrigo García García, Esther Gelle, Alfred Strohmeier
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