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A Component-Based Architecture for Integrating Fieldbus Systems into Distributed Control Applications

  • R. Bachmann
  • M. S. Hoang
  • P. Rieger

Abstract

This paper presents a novel software architecture for the easy and complete integration of fieldbus systems into complex distributed control systems. A combination of well-established technologies with a new componentbased approach results in a powerful system architecture suitable to meet today’s user requirements. Our architectural concepts allow the rapid, compilerless development of efficient applications for fieldbus-based process control and visualization. Moreover, the assembled application may easily be adapted to changing process or operating requirements during runtime without interrupting active control tasks.

Keywords

Runtime Performance Common Object Request Broker Architecture Architectural Concept Rapid Application Development Proxy Object 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Bachmann
    • 1
  • M. S. Hoang
    • 1
  • P. Rieger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering Institute for Automation and Control EngineeringDresden University of TechnologyDresdenGermany

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