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Self-Configuring Safety Networks

verfasst von : Dieter Etz, Thomas Frühwirth, Wolfgang Kastner

Erschienen in: Kommunikation und Bildverarbeitung in der Automation

Verlag: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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In the context of Industry 4.0, production lines as part of Cyper-Physical Systems (CPS) have specific demands for interoperability and flexibility. Machinery, being part of these production lines, has additional requirements in terms of functional safety and real-time communications. The re-configuration of functional safety systems, which is characterized by high manual configuration efforts, leads to time-intensive and expensive downtimes. This paper presents the requirements on and the concept of self-configuring safety networks, which reduces the engineering efforts and allows the operator of production lines convenient re-configuration of safety functions and devices. The proposed concept is based on the vendor-neutral technologies Ethernet, Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN), and OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA).

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Titel
Self-Configuring Safety Networks
verfasst von
Dieter Etz
Thomas Frühwirth
Wolfgang Kastner
Copyright-Jahr
2020
Verlag
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-59895-5_17