Chapter 2 – The CAEX and AutomationML Guide

Chapter Overview

Author: Rainer Drath

This chapter explains the features and possibilities offered by AutomationML’s Edition 2 and its hidden capabilities with focus on the object modeling via CAEX 3.0. It explains the architecture of AutomationML and provides a detailed guide through the object-oriented modelling principles.

  • Architecture and modelling philosophy
  • CAEX language elements
  • Difference between AutomationML and CAEX
  • AutomationML base libraries
  • Extended concepts, for instance
    • Group, Port and facet concept
    • Product – Process – Ressource: the PPR concept
    • Modelling of multilingual attributes
    • AMLX Container format
    • Modelling of regular expressions
    • Modelling of units