Virtual Control Engineering and Commissioning
We provide complete software solutions that make it possible to program and test control systems in an early stage of a project phase: Functional operations are taught and tested on a virtual model and extensive safety functions are generated automatically. The solutions developed by the Virtual Engineering Business Unit also allow integrated functional testing of plants from the design phase through commissioning and even everyday operation. Methods of virtual commissioning make it possible to parallelize engineering throughout the entire development process.
Automatic Code Generation on Models: Why program when you can teach?
The VITES software system developed by the Virtual Engineering Business Unit makes it possible to teach control systems virtually. The function of equipment can be taught and tested directly on a virtual model. Not only the operation but also extensive safety functions are defined on the virtual model. Ultimately, control code is generated from the taught operations, which can be incorporated in any common controller. The Fraunhofer IFF has successfully tested these methods and tools in a number of industrial projects on the development of custom machines.
- Development of methods of automated modeling and model generation for effective simulation
- Virtual control system development on a model
- Automated code generation for any common control systems on a virtual model
- Development of test scenarios for virtual commissioning
- Creation of custom software solutions
- Use of virtual models for training, service and sales
- Drastic shortening of development and commissioning
- Quality assurance of control system development
- Real commissioning with validated software and reduction of commissioning time on site
- Savings of company resources
- Integrated use of functional models during all of development
Allow us to deliver a solution for simulation-supported development of your plant’s control system tailored to your needs to boost your company’s competitiveness.