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3.6 OPC UA PackML Terms ToC Previous Next

3.6.1 PackML<Term> ToC Previous Next General ToC

This standard adopts adding a PackML prefix to all PackML defined terms that are used in this standard that are also defined by OPC. The <Term> is the terminology defined by PackML. This allows the terminology used in PackML to be easily distinguished from terminology defined in OPC UA. PackMLUnit ToC

a concept that defines a collection of associated modules that can carry out one or more major processing activities.

Note: in PackML Unit and Machine are used to define the same thing and can at times be interchanged. PackMLTag ToC

a concept that represents named data element that is used to command, read status, or provide administration of a unit. PackMLStateModel ToC

a concept that represents a state model of the operational state of a unit. PackMLMode ToC

a concept that represents the mode of operation of a unit, indicating which state model is currently active.

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