This section provides some general infrastructure used for various types of location / contextualization information.

Containsis an abstract ReferenceTypeas base to point to various types of locations. It is a subtype of 0:HierarchicalReferences.

The semantic of this ReferenceTypeis to link an Objectrepresenting some type of location to Objects(like assets) located in that location.

The SourceNodeof Referencesof this type shall be an Objectrepresenting a location. This Object should be part of a hierarchy referenced by the 0:Locations Object, directly or indirectly.

The TargetNodeof this ReferenceTypeshall be an Objectcontained in the location of the SourceNode.

Referencesof this ReferenceTypeshall always be exposed bidirectional, i.e. navigating from the location and to the location shall be supported.

The Contains is formally defined in Table 49.

Table 47– Contains definition

Attributes

Value

BrowseName

Contains

InverseName

LocatedIn

Symmetric

False

IsAbstract

True

Description

Links an Object representing some type of location to Objects (like assets) located in that location

References

NodeClass

BrowseName

Comment

Subtype of 0:HierarchicalReferences defined in OPC 10000-5

Conformance Units

AMB Hierarchical Location Objects

AMB Operational Location Objects