It is assumed that basic concepts of OPC UA information modelling and FDT specification are understood in this document. This document will use these concepts to describe the OPC UA for Field Device Tool (FDT) 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, FDT Specification as well as the following apply.

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