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Reference EN 61499-4:2013
Title Function blocks - Part 4: Rules for compliance profiles
Project Number 23690
Abstract/Scope IEC 61499-4:2013 defines rules for the development of compliance profiles, which specify the features of IEC 61499-1 and 61499-2 to be implemented in order to promote the following attributes of IEC 61499-based systems, devices and software tools: - interoperability of devices from multiple suppliers; - portability of software between software tools of multiple suppliers; - and configurability of devices from multiple vendors by software tools of multiple suppliers. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2005. It constitutes a technical revision and includes the following significant technical changes: Table B.1 has been updated for consistency with Table 8 of IEC 61499-1:2013.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2013-05-03
Current Stage code deadline 2013-12-06
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 65B
Reference Document IEC 61499-4:2013 (EQV)
ICS 25.040.40 - Industrial process measurement and control
Keywords Function; Block; Compliance profile; Profile
Note Supersedes EN 61499-4:2006 * 2013-02-15 - Publication editing allocated to
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


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6060 2013-05-03 2013-12-06 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2013-03-06 2013-04-03  
5060 2013-01-14 2013-02-04 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-10-26 2013-01-11  
3090 2012-05-04 2012-05-31  
5060 2012-01-16 2012-02-06 export to doc file  EN
5020 2011-08-12 2012-01-13  
1090 2011-08-09 2011-08-12  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2013-03-06
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2013-05-03
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2013-06-06
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2013-12-06
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2016-03-06


Supersedes EN 61499-4:2006
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 61499-1:2013
EN 61499-2:2013
ISO/IEC Directives-2:2011

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(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

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(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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