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The OPC UA ReferenceType IsDrivenBy is used to describe dependencies between objects which have a driving or powering character. The BrowseName IsDrivenBy and the InverseName Drives describe semantically the hierarchical dependency.

Example for usage in this companion specification: an electrical motor IsDrivenBy an servo amplifier (drive) and an internal drive of a motion device or a drive as a component of a controller Drives a motor.

The SourceNode of this type shall be an ObjectType or Object and the TargetNode shall be an Object.

Table 53 – Drives Reference Definition

Attributes Value        
BrowseName IsDrivenBy        
InverseName Drives        
Symmetric False        
IsAbstract False        
Subtype of the HierarchicalReferences defined in OPC Unified Architecture Part 5          
References NodeClass BrowseName DataType TypeDefinition ModellingRule

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