Cyber Physical Production Systems—An IEC 61499 Perspective

  • Zivana JakovljevicEmail author
  • Stefan Mitrovic
  • Miroslav Pajic
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Recent developments in the field of cyber physical systems (CPS) and internet of things (IoT) open up new possibilities in manufacturing. CPS and IoT represent enabling means for facilitating the companies’ adaptation to the ever-changing market needs and adoption of individualized manufacturing paradigm. It is foreseen that implementation of CPS and IoT will lead to new industrial revolution known as Industry 4.0. The fourth industrial revolution will bring about the radical changes in manufacturing process control through distribution of control tasks to intelligent devices. On the other hand, over the last decades International Electrotechnical Commission invested significant efforts in generation of the standard IEC 61499 for distributed automation systems. In this paper we provide the outline of the interconnection of IEC 61499 standard and Reference Architecture Model Industrie 4.0 in cyber physical production systems. The findings of the paper are illustrated using a realistic case study—an example of pneumatic manipulator that is made of CPS devices.


Cyber physical production systems (CPPS) Industry 4.0 IEC 61499 



This work is a part of research which is supported by the Ministry of Science and Technological Development of Serbia, with grant numbers TR35007, TR35020 and TR35023.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zivana Jakovljevic
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stefan Mitrovic
    • 1
  • Miroslav Pajic
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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