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IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine

Issue 4 • Date Dec. 2009

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  • IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 1
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  • Welcome the new editor-in-chief Mariusz Malinowski [Editor's Column]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):2 - 4
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  • Letters to the editor

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 5
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  • IES thriving in 2009 [Message from the President]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 6
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  • Different perspectives [Face to Face; "IEC 61499 function block model: Facts and fallacies" ]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):7 - 26
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  • Different perspectives [Face to face; "IEC 61499 architecture for distributed automation: The `"glass half full" view]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):7 - 23
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  • Progress in industrial automation programming and design: from a primitive to a simple solution [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):24 - 25
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  • PLCopen

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 25
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  • Oooneida [Not-for-profit organization]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 26
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  • IEC 61131: A general overview and emerging trends

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):27 - 31
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    Programmable logic controller is the topic of this paper. For several decades, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been the most often used implementation platform for control algorithms in industrial applications. After their introduction in 1969, various companies developed PLCs with different run-time environments, operating systems, and programming languages. To reduce complexity for th... View full abstract»

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  • XML exchange of control programs

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):32 - 35
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    The XML interface defined by PLCopen allows software reuse through interoperability between development tools, as it provides the ability to transfer the information that is on the screen to other platforms. This article presented a way to give any development environment that does not yet support the PLCopen interface the ability to import/export XML files following such a format and, thus, makin... View full abstract»

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  • Object-oriented extensions for iec 61131-3

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):36 - 39
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    Industrial programmable logic controllers (PLCs), however, are still mostly programmed in the languages of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61131-3 standard. To meet the challenges of modern industrial automation, it is therefore only logical to add OOP to the upcoming third edition of the standard. At the moment, an IEC 61131-3 maintenance group is discussing a working draft of... View full abstract»

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  • The IEC 61499 standard and its semantics

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):40 - 48
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    The article is structured as follows. In the "System-Level Design for Distributed Automation" section, we give a general introduction to IEC 61499 in terms of its value for the automation systems developer. In the "Elements of IEC 61499 Architecture" section, the basic elements of the IEC 61499 architecture are presented using an illustrative example. The semantic problems of IEC 61499 are outline... View full abstract»

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  • Is IEC 61499 in harmony with IEC 61131-3?

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):49 - 55
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    This year marks the 16th anniversary of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 1131-3 (now IEC 61131-3), currently one of the most important standards in industrial automation. Four years before its release, it has been decided that it will define a further standard for programming industrial control systems, the IEC 61499 standard. One reason for this decision has been the remarkable... View full abstract»

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  • Neural network architectures and learning algorithms

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):56 - 63
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    Neural networks are the topic of this paper. Neural networks are very powerful as nonlinear signal processors, but obtained results are often far from satisfactory. The purpose of this article is to evaluate the reasons for these frustrations and show how to make these neural networks successful. The following are the main challenges of neural network applications: (1) Which neural network archite... View full abstract»

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  • EPE 2009: More industrial than ever [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):64 - 68
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  • Correction

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 68
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  • Power system dynamics and control [review of "Power System Dynamics: Stability and Control, second edition (Machowski, J., et al; 2008) [Book News]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 69
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  • Calendar

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 70
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  • 2009 Index IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine Vol. 3

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1 - 5
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IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine publishes peer-reviewed articles that present emerging trends and practices in industrial electronics product research and development, key insights, and tutorial surveys in the field of interest to the membership of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.

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Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Thilo Sauter
Danube University Krems
Center for Integrated Sensor Systems