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A Functional Profile for Laboratory Measurement Equipment Based on Measurement Bus and Profibus-DP/PA

  • Ulrich Wagner
Conference paper

Abstract

A new functional profile for labaroratory devices is the result of a working group “Laboratory Data Communication” in the Standardization Committee “Laboratory Devices and Laboratory Equipment” of DIN. Based on a very complex functional profile for process devices (Class A) of the Profibus User Organisation (PNO), a set of only seven simplified function blocks have been proposed, wich meets the main communication requirements of low-cost laboratory devices. Two fieldbus systems are elected for the necessary transportoriented communication services: Measurement Bus (“DIN-Messbus”) and Profibus-DP/PA. All function blocks and its defined variables will be mapped on the specific application services of these two bus systems.

Keywords

Function Block Functional Profile Laboratory Device Binary Output Physical Block 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Wagner
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  1. 1.Institut für Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik und MesstechnikUniversity of HannoverHannoverGermany

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