SIMULATION ASSISTED, MODEL-BASED DEVELOPMENT OF SAFETY RELATED INTERLOCKS

Timo Vepsäläinen, Seppo Kuikka

Abstract

Dynamic simulators could support in several ways the development of industrial automation and control systems including their interlocking functions, which constitute an important and tedious part of control system development. In this paper, we present a tool-supported, partially automated approach for creating simulation models of controlled systems and their interlocking functions based on UML AP models of control systems. The approach is integrated to a model-based development approach of control applications with the purpose of facilitating manual development work and enabling early testing and comparison of control solutions. The tools and the techniques are demonstrated with an exemplary modelling project and the paper also discusses the relationship between interlocking and safety functions.

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Vepsäläinen T. and Kuikka S. (2011). SIMULATION ASSISTED, MODEL-BASED DEVELOPMENT OF SAFETY RELATED INTERLOCKS . In Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-8425-78-2, pages 266-275. DOI: 10.5220/0003599102660275


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@conference{simultech11,
author={Timo Vepsäläinen and Seppo Kuikka},
title={SIMULATION ASSISTED, MODEL-BASED DEVELOPMENT OF SAFETY RELATED INTERLOCKS},
booktitle={Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2011},
pages={266-275},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003599102660275},
isbn={978-989-8425-78-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - SIMULATION ASSISTED, MODEL-BASED DEVELOPMENT OF SAFETY RELATED INTERLOCKS
SN - 978-989-8425-78-2
AU - Vepsäläinen T.
AU - Kuikka S.
PY - 2011
SP - 266
EP - 275
DO - 10.5220/0003599102660275