It is assumed that basic concepts of OPC UA information modelling are understood in this specification. This specification will use these concepts to describe the OPC UA for Cranes and Hoists Information Model. For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in OPC 10000-1, OPC 10000-3, OPC 10000-4, OPC 10000-5, OPC 10000-7, OPC 10000-100, OPC 40010-1.

Note that OPC UA terms and terms defined in this specification are italicized in the specification.