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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 21602560, Entry date: 04/22/2014
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PROFIBUS: Field Automation with PROFIBUS in the process industry

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Problem
For PROFIBUS DP/PA there are a number of possibilities for mechanical and electronical setup, for connecting PROFIBUS networks, as well as for communication with analog input and output modules and field devices. For the beginner in particular it is difficult to get a quick overview over this technology.

Solution
This system description gives you a comprehensive compendium with basic and detailed knowledge on PROFIBUS DP and PA in particular:

  • PROFIBUS components
  • PDM configuration and parameterization system for PROFIBUS field devices and field devices with HART communication.
  • Configuration and setup guideline of PROFIBUS DP/PA .
  • Demonstration using an example project (hardware and software configuration).

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Field Automation with PROFIBUS in the Process Industry

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90880058

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05/2005 First edition

Additional keywords
DP/PA link, DP/PA coupler, DP RS485, PDM

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