Implementing Function Block Adapters

  title={Implementing Function Block Adapters},
  author={Torsten Heverhagen and Rudolf Tracht},
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) are widely used for controlling industrial manufacturing systems. The programming of PLCs is normally done in special languages defined in the IEC 61131-3 standard [2]. The increasing complexity of the controlling software for manufacturing systems leads to the need for more powerful specification languages. Latest developments in object oriented technology like UML-RealTime (successor of ROOM [4]) face this need [1]. But in most cases it is not possible to… CONTINUE READING
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