An architecture for the development of function block oriented engineering support systems

@inproceedings{Thramboulidis2001AnAF,
  title={An architecture for the development of function block oriented engineering support systems},
  author={Kleanthis Thramboulidis and Christos Tranoris},
  booktitle={CIRA},
  year={2001}
}
The always growing need, for innovative products, forces manufacturing plants to improve their ability to quickly respond to market requirements by designing competitive products and modifying existing ones. The function block concept, promises to improve productivity in terms of reuse, reliability, flexibility and interoperability. IEC, with standards like 61499, defines the basic concepts and a methodology for the design of modular, re-usable distributed Industrial Process, Measurement and… CONTINUE READING
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