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OPC Unified Architecture

Authors: Mahnke, Wolfgang, Leitner, Stefan-Helmut, Damm, Matthias

  • Description of what OPC UA is and what it can accomplish
  • Explains how to migrate from OPC to OPC UA
  • For IT-architects, developers, project managers, engineers and system administrators
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The OPC Foundation defines standards for online data exchange between automation systems. They address access to current data (OPC DA), alarms and events (OPC A&E) and historical data (OPC HDA). Those standards are successfully applied in industrial automation.

The new OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) unifies the existing standards and brings them to state-of-the-art technology using service-oriented architecture (SOA). Main advantages of the new standard are:

  • Platform-independent technology allows the deployment of OPC UA beyond current OPC applications only running on Windows-based PC systems. OPC UA can also run on embedded systems as well as Linux / UNIX based enterprise systems.
  • The provided information can be generically modeled and therefore arbitrary information models can be provided using OPC UA.

This book gives an easy to understand introduction into OPC UA and explains the concepts of the standard and other relevant topics that are not directly addressed by the standard.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Literature

    Mahnke, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 1-3

  • Introduction

    Mahnke, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

  • Information Modeling: Concepts

    Mahnke, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 19-84

  • Information Modeling: Example and Best Practice

    Mahnke, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 85-106

  • Standard Information Models

    Mahnke, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 107-123

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  • ISBN 978-3-642-08842-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
OPC Unified Architecture
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-68899-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-68899-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-68898-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-08842-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 339
Number of Illustrations and Tables
177 b/w illustrations
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