It is assumed that basic concepts of OPC UA information modelling are understood in this document. This document will use these concepts to describe the Tobacco Machine Communication 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 10000-8, OPC 10000-16, OPC 10000-100, OPC 30050, as well as the following apply.

Additionally, the terms and definitions given in ISA 95 and ISA 88 apply.

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