Contingencies-Based Reconfiguration of Holonic Control Devices

  • Scott Olsen
  • Jason J. Scarlett
  • Robert W. Brennan
  • Douglas H. Norrie
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 159)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a dynamic approach to programmable logic controller (PLC) reconfiguration that is based on the IEC 61499 standard for distributed, real-time control systems. With this form of reconfiguration control, contingencies are made for all possible changes that may occur. We illustrate this approach with a simple system configuration that uses Rockwell Automation’s Function Block Development Kit (FBDK) for the software implementation and Dallas Semiconductor’s Tiny InterNet Interface (TINI) for the hardware implementation.

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Copyright information

© International Federation for Information Processing 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott Olsen
    • 1
  • Jason J. Scarlett
    • 1
  • Robert W. Brennan
    • 1
  • Douglas H. Norrie
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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