functional Parameter grouping entity
Note 1 to entry: It could map to a function block (see IEC 62769) or to the resource parameters of the Device itself.
mode of operation (target mode, permitted modes, actual mode, and normal mode) for a Block
Note 1 to entry: Further details about Block modes are defined by standard organisations.
fixed set of mapping rules to allow unambiguous interoperability between Devices or Applications, respectively
Note 1 to entry: Examples of such profiles are the “Wireless communication network and communication profiles for WirelessHART” in IEC 62591 and the Protocol Mappings for OPC UA in OPC 10000-6.
logical representation of the interface between a Device and a Network
independent physical entity capable of performing one or more specified functions in a particular context and delimited by its interfaces
Note 1 to entry: See IEC 61499-1.
Note 2 to entry: Devices provide sensing, actuating, communication, and/or control functionality. Examples include transmitters, valve controllers, drives, motor controllers, PLCs, and communication gateways.
Note 3 to entry: A Device can be a system (topology) of other Devices, components, or parts.
Server that manages integration of multiple Devices in an automation system
arrangement of Networks and Devices that constitute a communication topology
communication system based on serial data transfer and used in industrial automation or process control applications
Note 1 to entry: See IEC 61784.
Note 2 to entry: Designates the communication bus used by a Device.
variable of the Device that can be used for configuration, monitoring or control purposes
Note 1 to entry: In the information model it is synonymous to an OPC UA DataVariable.
means used to communicate with one specific protocol