Safety-related data transfer in secure virtual automation networks

  title={Safety-related data transfer in secure virtual automation networks},
  author={A. Deuter and S. Horn and M. Wolframm and H. Adamczyk},
  journal={2008 SICE Annual Conference},
Safety related applications in the industrial automation area are becoming more and more important. For the safety aspects in an automation plant there is the generally standard IEC 61508 which is a basic functional safety standard applicable to all kinds of industry. The intended functions of a safety system, with their (several) safety functions, must be executed under defined fault conditions with a defined high probability. However safety systems are more or less closed systems. In case of… Expand

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