Communication system for a distributed intelligent controller

J.M Fuertes, J Herrera, J.P Arboleda, F Heit, C Casas, J Company
1999 Microprocessors and microsystems  
New emerging standards are having an impact on the development and use of industrial controllers. But such developments need a formal approach to design an appropriate device, system or equipment that will cover an industry segment. Communication network design is becoming increasingly complex as more requirements are imposed on them. This paper presents the current status of a joint development project between the Automatic Control and Computer Engineering Department of the Universitat
more » ... ica de Catalunya, and DESIN Instruments S.A. After an introduction, the Fieldbus Foundation communication model, the initial prototype structure and future developments are presented. ᭧ Microprocessors and Microsystems 23 (1999) 89-93 0141-9331/99/$ -see front matter ᭧ 1999 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved. PII: S0141-9331(99)00017-4 ଝ This project received support from CDTI, CIDEM and MINER-ATICA. It also received support from the projects CICYT TAP95-0446 and CICYT TAP98-0585.
doi:10.1016/s0141-9331(99)00017-4 fatcat:opfwjqhurzf75pv7v2247ff444