Networked control and supervision system based on LonWorks fieldbus and Intranet/Internet

  • Wu Min  (吴敏)Email author
  • Zhao Hong  (赵虹)
  • Liu Guo-ping  (刘国平)
  • She Jin-hua  (佘锦华)


A networked control and supervision system (NCSS) based on LonWorks fieldbus and Intranet/Internet was designed, which was composed of the universal intelligent control nodes (ICNs), the visual control and supervision configuration platforms (VCCP and VSCP) and an Intranet/Internet-based remote supervision platform (RSP). The ICNs were connected to field devices, such as sensors, actuators and controllers. The VCCP and VSCP were implemented by means of a graphical programming environment and network management so as to simplify the tasks of programming and maintaining the ICNs. The RSP was employed to perform the remote supervision function, which was based on a three-layer browser/server(B/S) structure mode. The validity of the NCSS was demonstrated by laboratory experiments.

Key words

fieldbus LonWorks networked control visual control configuration Web database 


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© Published by: Central South University Press, Sole distributor outside Mainland China: Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wu Min  (吴敏)
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhao Hong  (赵虹)
    • 1
  • Liu Guo-ping  (刘国平)
    • 1
    • 2
  • She Jin-hua  (佘锦华)
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Information Science and EngineeringCentral South UniversityChangshaChina
  2. 2.School of ElectronicsUniversity of GlamorganPontypriddUK
  3. 3.School of BionicsTokyo University of TechnologyTokyoJapan

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