By Topic

An Ada model for the specification of control systems

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Cullyer, W.J. ; Dept. of Eng., Warwick Univ., Coventry, UK

At present, design teams which need to produce animated specifications of control systems have to write their models from scratch. Usually this is done in an ad hoc manner, rather than exploiting generic results from computer science. This article proposes a formal model, for use in practical projects, based on extensions to the 'Parnas (A7) dataflow model' of computation. The model is described using Ada generic packages, which need instantiation for the project in hand. An example of automotive throttle control is used to illustrate the method.<>

Published in:

Computing & Control Engineering Journal  (Volume:5 ,  Issue: 1 )