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Reference EN 61499-2:2005
Title Function blocks - Part 2: Software tools requirements
Project Number 16153
Abstract/Scope defines requirements for software tools to support the following systems engineering tasks enumerated in Clause 1 of EN 61499-1: -the functional specification of resource types and device types; -the configuration, implementation, operation, and maintenance of distributed IPMCSs; - the specification of function block types; -the specification, analysis, and validation of distributed IPMCSs; -the exchange of information among software tools.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2005-08-22
Current Stage code deadline 2006-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 65
Reference Document IEC 61499-2:2005 (EQV)
ICS 25.040.40 - Industrial process measurement and control
35.240.50 - IT applications in industry
Keywords Block; Function; Industrial-process; Control; Software tools
Note Superseded by EN 61499-2:2013
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6060 2005-08-22 2006-06-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2005-06-01 2005-12-01  
5020 2005-02-18 2005-04-15  
3090 2004-12-07 2005-06-07  
4062 2004-11-12 2005-01-31  
4020 2004-01-16 2004-06-18  
3099 2004-01-13 2004-01-16  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2005-06-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2005-08-22
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2005-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2006-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2008-06-01


Superseded by EN 61499-2:2013
Normative reference (6) EN 61499-1:2005
EN 61499-4:2006

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(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

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.