Companion Specifications for Smart Factories: From Machine to Process View
Konferenz: Smart SysTech 2019 - European Conference on Smart Objects, Systems and Technologies
04.06.2019 - 05.06.2019 in Munich, Germany
Tagungsband: ITG-Fb. 289: Smart SysTech 2019
Seiten: 8Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDFPersönliche VDE-Mitglieder erhalten auf diesen Artikel 10% Rabatt
Engel, Christoph; Mencke, Steffen (XITASO Engineering GmbH, Magdeburg, Germany)
Heumueller, Robert; Ortmeier, Frank (Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany)
Currently Companion Specifications are used to create general interfaces to machines within a plant (see: [1, P. 27ff]). This is one step to reach an exchangeability of machines on the way to the future of Industry 4.0. But in the environment of enterprise companies also a process view and a recombinability of production steps is desirable to get the flexibility needed for the Industry 4.0. This paper proposes an Enterprise Domain Companion Specification as well as a mapping to corresponding Machine Companion Specifications as solution to that problem. Together with this mapping the Enterprise Domain Companion Specification allows to create an interactive process view for the IT and allows a recombination of process steps without changing the IT perspective to the production.