Component based framework for developing process simulation web use interfaces

Tommi Karhela, Antti Mettälä, Matti Paljakka

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    Abstract

    In this paper. requirements for web based process simulation user interfaces are analysed and one possible development framework architecture is presented. The solution is based on two main hypotheses. Firstly, process simulators, simulation models and distributed control systems provide their data through standard OPC (OLE for Process Control) interfaces in the Windows NT environment. This assumption may well be made because the automation domain is moving more and more towards PC and Windows NT based systems and the support for the OPC standard is rapidly growing. Secondly, web user interface developers use Java programming language and JavaBeans technology. This too is a reasonable assumption because Java provides much better portability over operating systems and web browsers, than for example ActiveX controls. Furthermore, Java IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) are very extensive, user friendly, and they support reuse through JavaBeans.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages61-66
    Publication statusPublished - 2000
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible
    EventInternational Conference on Web-based Modelling and Simulation. San Diego, CA, 23 - 27 Jan. 2000 - San Diego, United States
    Duration: 23 Jan 200027 Jan 2000

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational Conference on Web-based Modelling and Simulation. San Diego, CA, 23 - 27 Jan. 2000
    CountryUnited States
    CitySan Diego
    Period23/01/0027/01/00

    Keywords

    • industrial processes
    • real-time simulation
    • control systems
    • man-machine interfaces
    • Java

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