AUTOMATIC DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAM GENERATOR FOR SEQUENTIALLY CONTROLLED MACHINES.

Shozo Takata, J. Schwager

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Abstract

The purpose of the system is to make it possible to generate a diagnostic program automatically for a sequentially controlled machine, such as transfer lines or material flow systems in parallel with developing a control program. The system is based on state diagramming techniques. A machine state diagram is developed to describe operations of a machine, and to simulate abnormal operations of a machine when various failures occur. From the machine state diagram it is also possible to generate a controller state diagram which is used to develop a control program for microprocessor based sequential controllers. An experimental system is developed using PASCAL language aiming at portability and easy implementation into a small microcomputer system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAngewandte Informatik, Applied Informatics
Pages421-429
Number of pages9
Volume24
Edition8
Publication statusPublished - 1982 Aug
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Takata, S., & Schwager, J. (1982). AUTOMATIC DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAM GENERATOR FOR SEQUENTIALLY CONTROLLED MACHINES. In Angewandte Informatik, Applied Informatics (8 ed., Vol. 24, pp. 421-429)