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Vol. 2: EDDL Specification; Specification for PROFIBUS Device Description and Device Integration



Specification for PROFIBUS Device Description and Device Integration, Volume 2: EDDL Specification


EDDL is used to create Electronic Device Description (EDD) for e.g. concrete devices, common usable profiles or libraries. This EDD is used with appropriate tools to generate an interpretative code to support parameter handling, operation, and monitoring of automation system components such as remote I/Os, controllers, sensors, and programmable controllers. Tool implementation is outside the scope of this standard.

FCG TS61804-3 specifies the Electronic Device Description Language (EDDL) technology, which enables the integration of real product details using the tools of the engineering life cycle. It specifies the semantic and lexical structure in a syntax-independent manner.

FCG TS61804-4 specifies EDD interpretation for EDD applications and EDDs to support EDD interoperability. This document is intended to ensure that field device developers use the EDDL constructs consistently and that the EDD applications have the same interpretations of the EDD. It supplements the EDDL specification to promote EDDL application interoperability and improve EDD portability between EDDL applications.

FCG TS61804-5 specifies the EDDL Builtin library and provides the profiles of the various fieldbuses.


Order No:           Version:

TS61804 -3;       V 4.0;  May 2018
TS61804 -4;       V 2.0;  May 2018
TS61804 -5;       V 2.0;  May 2018

Language: English

(Input for IEC61804-3/-4/-5/ Ed3.0)



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05/07/2018 FCG_TS61804-5.pdf pdf 4 MB

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