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Development of a Co-Simulation Tool for WirelessHART Networks

  • Paolo Ferrari
  • Alessandra Flammini
  • Emiliano Sisinni
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 162)


In the last years the industrial automation world has moved from traditional analog communications to digital one, thanks to the adoption of fieldbuses. Nowadays, the actual frontier is represented by the removal of cables exploiting low cost wireless devices available on the market. In particular, several standards have been proposed, including ISA100.11a and WirelessHART. Performance of these complex systems is quite hard to be tested in the real world and a possible solution is represented by co-simulation. In this work a co-simulation framework is presented, devoted to WirelssHART networks.


Network Control System Guard Condition Follow Poisson Distribution Application Tier Wireless Network Control System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Ferrari
    • 1
  • Alessandra Flammini
    • 1
  • Emiliano Sisinni
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of BresciaBresciaItaly

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