Tag Archive: IEC

Mar
28

Industry 4.0 – Standardization Roadmap

The ISA104 committee, Device Integration, is exploring the role that existing IEC standards ( EDDL – IEC61804 and FDI – IEC 62769) play when addressing IoT and Industry 4.0. Thus, in the committee’s March 24th , 2016 meeting the invited speaker was Professor Christian Diedrich, ifak, Germany. Christian is one of the co-authors of the …

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Apr
21

IEC 61987 – List of Properties (LOP)

During the TC65 Plenary meeting each working group gives an activity report that summarizes the status of standards that are being developed or updated. At the Hamburg meeting, March 31- April 4th I was a delegate to the SC65B and SC65C meeting and lead the US delegation in the SC65E meeting. The reports by Peer …

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Apr
14

IEC TC65 Standards Work

The international standards for industrial-process measurement, control and automation are developed through IEC TC65. As stated on the IEC web site, the standards developed by TC65 address systems and elements used for industrial-process measurement and control concerning continuous and batch processes. These standards address equipment and systems operating with electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical or other …

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Apr
07

TC65 Plenary Meeting

Many of the international standards that we depend on in the process industry were created by working groups within IEC TC65: Industrial-process measurement, control and automation. IEC TC65 holds a plenary meeting every two years to review the status of work to develop or update international standards. The most recent plenary meeting was held March …

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Dec
02

FDI for Device Integration

The scope of the ISA104 committee, Device Integration, was modified last year to include adoption and support of the Field Device Integration (FDI) standard (IEC 62769). To help promote the benefits of FDI technology in the process industry, four members of the ISA104 committee worked together this year to write and present a paper on …

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Nov
25

ISA104 Meeting at ISA Automation Week

The ISA104 standard committee, Device Integration, met on Monday, November 4th, in conjunction with ISA Automation Week in Nashville, TN. The ISA104 committee consists of 30 people from the USA, Singapore, Japan, France, Germany, UK, China, Canada, and Columbia that have varied backgrounds in industry and universities. Committee members that could not travel to Nashville …

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Aug
20

IEC/ISA Meeting During ISA Automation Week

IEC accepted the U.S. National Committee’s offer to hold IEC/TC 65, SC 65A, SC 65B, SC 65C and SC 65E meetings during the weeks of 17-21 and 24-28 September 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando Florida, USA. Subcommittee meetings are schedules the week before the start of ISA Automation Week. The plenary will …

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Jun
11

Field Device Integration (FDI) Standard – IEC62769

The SC65E WG7 committee met May 28-June1, 2012 in Meisdorf, Germany. In this meeting the committee addressed work that is part of the maintenance cycle for IEC61804 – Function blocks (FB) for process control. Also, much of the meeting discussion focused on work related to the development of IEC 62769 Field device integration (FDI) standard. …

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Jan
02

Field Device Integration (FDI)

In June, 2100 the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)  distributed a new project proposal 65E/199/NP, Devices and integration in enterprise systems; Field Device Integration (FDI) – Part 1 to 7. Voting on this proposal was completed in October, 2011 and the new project was approved. Within IEC the SC65E WG7 committee will address converting the draft FDI …

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Oct
10

ISA104 Meeting – ISA Automation Week

ISA Automation Week will be held this year on 17-20th October 2011 at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center, Mobile, AL. Many of the ISA committees that work on the creation of standards for the process industry will be meeting in conjunction with ISA Automation Week. To avoid any schedule conflict the technical sessions, many …

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