This ReferenceTypecan be used to expose the relation between a hardware component and its subcomponent. An example for this reference is a modular IO-Station which is composed out of a device head and multiple IO-Modules or it can be used to relate a PC to a PCI board plugged inside the PC.

The HasPhysicalComponent is a concrete ReferenceTypeand can be used directly. It is a subtype of HasComponent.

The semantic of this ReferenceTypeis to relate a hardware component to its subcomponent, which is also a hardware component.

The SourceNodeof Referencesof this ReferenceTypeshall be an Objector ObjectTyperepresenting a piece of hardware.

The TargetNodeof Referencesof this ReferenceTypeshall be an Objectrepresenting a piece of hardware that is a component of the SourceNode.

HasPhysicalComponent is formally defined in Table 11.

Table 11– HasPhysicalComponent Definition

Attributes

Value

BrowseName

HasPhysicalComponent

InverseName

PhysicalComponentOf

Symmetric

FALSE

IsAbstract

FALSE

References

NodeClass

BrowseName

Comment

Subtype of HasComponent defined in OPC 10000-5

Conformance Units

Base Info HasPhysicalComponent