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Page 3:ContentsAutomation Studio 403Automation Studio 4   04Results, FAST!   06Integrated software engineering   08Open at every level   10Software engineering with Automation Studio   12Mechatronic synergy through concurrent engineering   14Sustainable software   16Drag & Drop  –  Hardware configuration has never been so easy   18Combine programming languages as needed   20Integrated HMI package   21One tool for universal motion control   22Virtual wiring  –  Real safety   23Lock in your software investment   24Series-produced machine manufacturing with software on demand   26Integrated online diagnostics   28Maximum avail­ability through redundancy   30The APROL process control system   31Inside Automation Studio 4  –  Core features   32For every industry   35POWERLINK  –  The standard for real-time Ethernet   36openSAFETY  –  The only fieldbus-independent safety protocol   37Optimize your system   38

Page 4:Automation Studio 4<< One toolA single uniform programming tool for every aspect of an automation project minimizes trainingneeds, solidifies overall integration and eliminates communication problems between engi-neering disciplines.<< Reduce lead timesAccelerate time to market with automatic code generation from machine simulations, utilizationof configuration data from electrical engineering software and efficient collaboration supportedby breaking down software development tasks into modules.<< Cut development costsSave time and money by starting software development before the hardware is completed, reusingsoftware modules across multiple projects, validating functionality via simulation and carryingout commissioning module-by-module.<< Improve reusabilitySystem-supported, fully graphical hardware configurations and software modularization at everylevel facilitate the development of machines and systems that take advantage of pre-programmedtechnology components.04Automation Studio 4Automation Studio 4

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Page 6:06development as soon as the specifications aredefined, simultaneously and hand-in-hand withthe development of the mechanical and electricalcomponents. It also means having multiple pro-grammers working concurrently on various aspectsof the overall software solution.Another key to achieving ambitious developmentgoals is reusing existing software elements thathave already proven themselves in the field –whether modules developed in-house or pre-pro-grammed technology components. This savesthe time and effort that would otherwise be spenton programming, testing and certification.As a single tool for machine and system automation,Automation Studio 4 delivers an unprecedentedarray of cutting-edge features to support everystage and aspect of product development. It em-powers software developers to master the grow-ing complexity of mechatronic systems – quickly,efficiently and without compromising quality.Results, FAST!Automation Studio 4Automation Studio 4 is the ultimate tool for thefield of machine and systems engineering. Throughits sustainable and efficient approach to soft-ware development, it will help you keep yourquality up, your engineering costs down and yourtime-to-market short – even in the face of ever-­increasing product complexity.The capital goods market expects continuouslyexpanding functionality while keeping prices con-stant. It demands top quality, a long useful life andlow operating and service costs. The only way formachines and systems to meet these require-ments and offer real added value to the bottom lineis through increased complexity. Increasing thetime spent planning, developing and building theseproducts is not an option since fierce competition isdriving companies to gain a technological edge.A paradigm shift towards successParallel engineering is one of the keys to acceler-ated development. This means starting software

Page 7:Automation Studio 407Faster service< A single partner for control, HMI,motion and safety technology< Comprehensive remotediagnostics< Worldwide supportFaster to learn< Intuitive user guidance< Consistent user interfacefor all aspects ofan automation project< Ready to use immediatelyFaster to program< Versatile programming in IEC­61131-3, C, C and CFC languages< Scalable hardware platformwith long-term availability< Open standards andbidirectional interfaces

Page 8:Automation Studio 408Integratedsoftware engineeringAutomation Studio 4 is the one development andruntime environment for every aspect of an auto-mation solution – from control and motion tech-nology to HMI, operation and integrated safetytechnology. The 4thgeneration of this powerfulsoftware engineering platform for industrial auto-mation has been completely redesigned to helpusers work more efficiently and effectively.Today’s software developers are confronted withan unprecedented diversity of hardware options,both on the machine and on their desks. To keepup with the mounting complexity, functional den-sity and variety of tasks involved in each ma-chine, development methods have been forcedto evolve dramatically.Time-to-market goals can no longer be achievedby waiting until the machine is built and the hard-ware is in place before rushing through softwaredevelopment under extreme time pressure. Whiletoday’s programming tools are indeed able toaccelerate the task of programming itself, thegreatest potential for efficient and sustainableproduct development lies in merging the fields ofmechanical, electrical and software engineeringand treating machines and systems like the in-tegrated creatures they really are.

Page 9:Automation Studio 409The advantages of object-oriented programmingThe behavior of a machine or system is governedby its software. It is the software that steers everyprocess and movement, it is the software thatmanages vital messages and operating data, andit is the software that ensures appropriate re-sponses to user input, instructions from externalsystems and events reported to it via sensors.Software development can therefore begin on thebasis of the same specifications as the mechanicaldesign, even when many details of the mechanicaldesign are likely to change. The advantages of-fered by object-oriented programming can be lev-eraged to create structures and variables that canbe filled in with actual values at a later stage.Bidirectional data exchange with CAD systemsAutomatic code generation from simulation mod-els helps align the software with the mechanicaldesign very early in the development process. Pro-gramming is further reduced by being able tocreate individual components or entire modules inadvanced CAD software using data generatedfrom simulating kinematic and dynamic systems.When it comes to electrical planning as well, thereare many benefits to avoiding the unnecessary ef-fort and risk of errors associated with having twoversions of the master data. Now, software devel-opers can easily synchronize ECAD projects withthe hardware configuration in Automation Studiousing the EPLAN Electric P8 interface. This bidirec-tional exchange ensures that both sets of dataare always up to date.Sustainable savings through reusable modulesIntegrated tools facilitate teamwork, while auto-mated version management reduces the time spenton coordination and documentation. Helpful fea-tures such as automatic generation of master data,a visual hardware configuration tool and convenientobject-oriented programming make designing soft-ware even more enjoyable.Self-contained modules that exchange data viaclearly defined interfaces instead of accessingglobal variables can be arranged into any conceiv-able hierarchy. Automation Studio makes it easyto divide an overall application into subprojectsfor multiple developers or to outsource individualsoftware components. It grants you the agility tosuccessively upgrade complex machines compo-nent-by-component without the hassle of havingto completely reprogram them. A modular softwarearchitecture makes it easy to leverage the full po-tential of technology components and functionlibraries. Not only does this mean fewer hours spentwriting and testing code, it also allows you to cre-ate dynamically configurable machine variants andoptional features.Automation Studio 4 is the onedevelopment and runtimeenvironment for every aspect ofan automation solution – fromcontrol and motion technologyto HMI, operation and integratedsafety technology.

Page 10:The only future-proof solution is an open solution.Openness allows you to work with the tools you aremost comfortable using. It allows machines to com-municate effortlessly with external systems. Andby facilitating the reuse of existing software forfuture solutions, it frees up valuable time to getyour product to market faster. Proprietary solutions,step aside. The future is Automation Studio 4.Automation Studio 4 allows PLC programming in allIEC 61131-3 languages, in CFC and C, as well asobject-oriented programming in C . This not onlyAutomation Studio 410allows programmers to work in their preferred lan-guage, it also means existing code can be inte-grated with no added effort. The availability ofPLCopen function blocks such as those for motioncontrol and safety further simplifies programming,as do connectors for integrating code generatedautomatically from simulation tools.Project files are shared exclusively in XML format,the de facto IT standard, which ensures opencommunication with third-party systems such asmaterial management and production planningOpen at every level

Page 11:Automation Studio 411software. Further support is provided by direct ac-cess to databases via the SQL interface.Many interfaces to other systemsAutomation Studio 4 utilizes OPC Unified Architec-ture, or OPC UA for short, for its direct connectionto the plant management level. This protocol pro-vides convenient functions that make developers’lives easier, and as a young market standard withan open architecture, it promises long-term com-patibility with an extremely wide range of third-­party systems. Automation Studio 4 also supportsvarious Internet technologies through the use ofdedicated libraries that streamline the implemen-tation of location-independent approaches tooperation and production.With options for the direct integration of all fieldbussystems, Automation Studio 4 opens up the fullspectrum of available field devices and providesoptimal support for third-party system integration.Integrated safety solutions – also programmed inAutomation Studio 4 – are also completely inde-pendent of the fieldbus system being used.ȕŘÞ¯Þs_NjOÌÞǼsOǼȖNjs< IEC 61131-3, C, C , CFCSeamless integration< XML format for project filesAll files in plain text< openSAFETYFieldbus-independentintegrated safety< SQL interfaceDirect database accessfrom the PLC< InternetWeb server, HTTP client,System Diagnostics Manager< ERP / MES / SCADADirect connection tosupervisory control level< ECAD systemsRound-trip engineeringwith EPLAN Electric P8< PLCopenMotion and safetytechnology< POWERLINKOpen Ethernet-basedreal-time fieldbus< All fieldbus systemsPOWERLINK, CANopen,DeviceNet, Modbus IDA,PROFIBUS, PROFINET,Ethernet/IP, FDT/DTM,EDS, GSD< SimulationMATLAB, MapleSim

Page 12:Software engineeringwith Automation StudioAutomation Studio 41201 Communication<< All devices networked to form a complete,synchronous system via POWERLINK<< Simple, controlled access to machine data with OPC<< Seamless integration of fieldbus devices<< External databases linked directly to the machine04 Diagnostics & Remote maintenance<< Comprehensive and integrateddiagnostic functions<< Graphical analysis of machine states<< Web-based diagnostics with theSystem Diagnostics Manager08Control<< Complete integration of control, HMI,motion and safety technology<< Software compatibility across all hardware platforms<< Dynamic updating of plant components<< Decentralized hardware, local data management07 Operation & Monitoring<< Integrated machine visualization – from smalldisplays to entire SCADA packages<< Machine visualization on the controller – local,remote or virtual<< Multilingual applications using Unicode06Safety<< Uniform view of safe I/O data in the standard and safe application<< No impact of functional changes on the safe application<< Safety during programming through the use ofcertified PLCopen function blocks<< Fieldbus-independent safety technology with openSAFETY05 Drives & Motion control<< Uniform programming – from stepper motors to servo drives<< Easy access with standardized PLCopen integration<< Comprehensive support from configuration to commissioning<< One homogeneous system from single-axis solutions to CNCand robotics applications02 Project management<< Investment protection through software reusability<< Complete integration of all B&R products yet alsoopen to those from other manufacturers<< Source control system for assured access to defined development versions03Programming<< Compatibility with IEC 61131-3 languages, CFC and ANSI C<< Object-oriented programming in C << Extensive technology libraries<< Integration of code from third-party applications<< Access to all PLCopen function blocks

Page 13:01 Communication05 Drives & Motion control07 Operation & Monitoring08 Control03 Programming02 Project management04 Diagnostics &Remote maintenance06 SafetyAutomation Studio 413With Automation Studio, developers can program,test and optimize open and closed control loopsand algorithms, movement sequences and visu-alization interfaces – all in a single developmentenvironment. This eliminates the problems thatarise when interfacing between separate tools andsignificantly increases development efficiency.Through the use of open communication and soft-ware architectures and the application of modern,sustainable development techniques, this inte-grated development platform and real-time oper-ating system supports time-saving developmentof high-quality complete solutions from start tofinish. Eliminate barriers between systems and tapinto the full potential of reusable software com-ponents with Automation Studio 4.

Page 14:Parallel&modularParallelPlannedprojectendProjectendinconventionaldevelopmentAutomation Studio 4 provides full support forboth parallel and modular development, reducingthe total development time of machines andsystems in the process.IdealRealisticParallelParallel& modularMechanics Electronics SoftwareFaster to market!Mechatronic synergy throughconcurrent engineeringWhen manufacturing machines and systems, thedisciplines of mechanical, electrical, control andsoftware engineering come together to producefully integrated mechatronic systems. While thecomplexity of these systems continues to grow,the amount of time permitted for developing themis shrinking. With the array of powerful featuresand intelligent links to third-party systems providedin Automation Studio 4, developers are perfectlyequipped to benefit from the synergy of mecha-tronic engineering. Achieve series productionreadiness directly at the prototype stage – faster,cheaper and with uncompromising quality.A mechatronic system merges mechanics, hydrau-lics and pneumatics with electrical equipment,control technology and software. In times of tightmarket entry windows, tighter budgets and in-creasing demands on complexity and efficiency,development of machines and systems must beboth fast and cost-efficient. Ruling out risks thatcould lead to missed development targets is es-sential. The key to shortening the overall develop-ment cycle is to start work in all of these differentdisciplines simultaneously. Since the software isresponsible for the behavior of the machine orsystem, including all processes and movements,Automation Studio 414

Page 15:its development can begin at the same time andbased on the same specifications as the mechani-cal design.Accelerated development through simulationSimulation-based engineering using computermodels of the features under development helpsalign the software with the mechanical designvery early in the development process. Thesemodels are generated based on data from thesimulated kinematic and dynamic behavior of in-dividual components or entire modules in the CADsystems used by the mechanical engineers.Automatic code generationThe ability of simulation tools like MATLAB/Sim-ulink and MapleSim to analyze simulated process-es and convert them into source code in C orStructured Text greatly simplifies and expeditessoftware development. Instead of programmingeverything manually, you can simply import thiscode directly into Automation Studio and use it asa self-contained application module in the controlsoftware. This saves valuable development re-sources and eliminates a potential source of mis-takes and misunderstandings. Symbolic algo-rithms developed by B&R optimize and acceleratecode execution without reducing the effective-ness of the model.Higher quality with no additional effortThe code for physical simulation models is gener-ated automatically and transferred to the B&Rautomation hardware, where it can be used to testthe machine’s behavior using hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation. Any necessary adjustmentsidentified through this simulation can be madeconveniently right in the simulation model.Conversely, function blocks can also be sent fromAutomation Studio 4 to Simulink or MapleSim andtested there. This accelerates software develop-ment processes in several ways, for instance byintegrating quality assurance verification with noadded effort. ARsim, the runtime environment sim-ulator integrated in Automation Studio, allows youto simulate operation of a controller without anyhardware. But the options for virtual testing andcommissioning don’t end there. You can also sim-ulate any of the drive systems from B&R’s ACOPOSseries, including the loads to be moved by the con-nected motors. Or you can use a 3D hardware modelto simulate the real-time behavior of inputs andoutputs in conjunction with the planned hardware.Multidisciplinary concurrent engineeringBy removing the barriers between engineering dis-ciplines, Automation Studio 4 helps you optimizethe development workflow and further accelerateyour time-to-market. A bidirectional interface withthe database system of the leading ECAD tool,EPLAN Electric P8, helps synchronize your elec-trical and hardware configurations to avoid re-dundant or inconsistent data entry. Support forEPLAN’s database platform is also provided byother tools commonly used in the field of machineand systems engineering, which means it is justas easy to integrate MCAD designs and plans forhydraulic and pneumatic components.Automation Studio 4 allows you to import entirehardware topologies directly from EPLAN ElectricP8, including corresponding I/O mapping data andprocess variables, and align them bidirectionally.Automation Studio 415Video: The mechatronicdevelopment processHighlights< Shortened lead times by startingsoftware engineering earlier< Improved products throughconcurrent engineering< Guaranteed results using simulation< Accelerated development cycles< Enhanced software quality

Page 16:The ability to break software development intoseparate tasks that can be completed in parallelby multiple developers or teams saves an incredibleamount of time. These time savings are increasedeven more by being able to store frequently usedfunctions in software modules that can be reusedwhenever needed. Through its commitment tointelligent software modularization, AutomationStudio 4 helps you reach your development goalsquickly while maintaining quality throughout everyaspect of your project.In order to respond to the increasing complexity oftoday’s products without throwing schedules andbudgets to the wind, mechanical designers havediscovered the advantages of standardization andmodularization. They develop standard parts andcomponents to perform specific functions andcombine them as needed into a complete machineor system using well-defined connections. Inmany design offices, projects are split up betweenspecialists in the various engineering disciplines.Mastering product complexityThe modularization approach has been fullyembraced by mechanical engineers and hasbeen a mainstay in the IT world for years. Tocontinue using obsolete methods reminiscentof the earliest days of PLC programming wouldmake developing software for today’s complexmechatronic systems an unnecessarily gruel-ing endeavor.Sustainable softwareAutomation Studio 416Automation Studio 4 supports the standardization of software modules that are used frequently. This not only makes reusabilityeasier, it increases overall software quality.

Page 17:As the operations performed inside machines andsystems become increasingly complex – and moresimultaneous – there is a blurring of lines betweenprogrammable logic, CNC, robotics, intelligent axiscontrol, HMI and communication. If a softwaresolution is going to rise to the challenge of in-creasing complexity to manage entire machinesand intricate algorithms without becoming un-wieldy or inefficient, a modular structure is abso-lutely essential. In the same way that mechanicalengineers use standard parts and components, amodular software structure is created using li-braries of standalone functions, processes andcontrol algorithms.Automation Studio 4 supports modular program-ming using self-contained application modules.An application module can represent a singlefunction, a machine component or an entire ma-chine module. Internally, they contain a hierarchyof function blocks, entire programs or variouscombinations of the two.Divide and conquerAssembling larger programs from multiple applica-tion modules considerably simplifies program nav-igation and maintenance. In addition to providing amore intuitive representation of a modular machinedesign, modular software also naturally facilitatesthe division of tasks across multiple developers,who can develop and thoroughly test their mod-ules independently of one another. This approachoffers the freedom and security to use an externalservice provider or even let the customer programcertain parts of the solution if needed.Successive upgrades to functional componentsRather than develop each new generation of a ma-chine in its cumbersome entirety, manufacturerscan take the much more responsive and efficientapproach of successively upgrading each of itsfunctional components. A more balanced workloadallows development teams to operate more effi-ciently, with the resulting boost in quality paying offimmediately through shorter commissioning times.Automation Studio 417In Automation Studio 4, individual application modules can beprogrammed and tested by different developers in parallel andthen easily put together upon completion.Highlights< Improved quality throughdefined interfaces< Reduced risk of errors due to moremanageable workload< Faster development throughparallel engineering< Intuitive development of modularmachine designs< Simple and secure integrationof third-party solutions

Page 18:The System Designer feature in Automation Stu-dio 4 helps lay out your hardware quickly andaccurately by letting you arrange devices andconnections in a realistic control cabinet viewand making it easy to configure common compo-nents once and reuse them again and again. Itcontributes to a sustainable software develop-ment process that is able to manage increasingproduct complexity while still keeping qualityhigh and engineering costs low.Hardware configuration is an important steppingstone in the path to a finished automation appli-cation. In essence, it is a complete description ofthe hardware on which the software will eventu-ally be required to perform, including everythingfrom controllers and Automation PCs, analog anddigital I/O modules, drives and motors to HMI de-vices for operation and visualization – not tomention safety configurations made up of safetycontrollers and safe I/O modules.Automation Studio 418Drag & Drop  –  Hardwareconfigurationhas neverbeen so easy

Page 19:Automation Studio 419Copy & Paste in the hardware treeSystem Designer in Automation Studio 4 offersnumerous convenient features to help developersmaster complex hardware topologies. For managinghardware in a traditional tree structure, it drawson familiar methods from the world of IT to maxi-mize convenience and efficiency. Select an unlim-ited number of system components in the PhysicalView and set their shared parameters all at once.Move individual hardware nodes or entire branchesto modify the configuration using copy/paste ordrag-and-drop. The necessary configuration pa-rameters are automatically updated in the back-ground, cutting down on busywork and nippingpotential errors in the bud.Virtual control cabinetIn the System Designer’s visual editor, the systemtopology is laid out by arranging photorealisticimages of the hardware components in a virtualcontrol cabinet and then drawing the connectionsbetween them. This intuitive approach makes set-ting up a hardware configuration quick and easy.All the while, Automation Studio is busy checkingplausibility and setting parameters in the back-ground. The graphical view also allows you to easilyreplicate groups of hardware components, alongwith all their properties, using drag-and-drop.Connections between components are saved inXML format, which supports automated diagnos-tics and debugging in addition to making themaccessible to third-party systems. A bidirectionalinterface with EPLAN Electric P8, for example,means configuration data can be entered or mod-ified in either system and synchronized at thepush of a button. This mechatronic approach notonly reduces the workload, but also eliminates re-dundant workflows – a notorious source of errors.The Hardware Catalog makes it easy to find necessary hardwaremodules quickly.Highlights< Creation of hardware configurationsusing drag-and-drop< Simple and intuitive system access< Modules arranged in groups and cablelayout generated automatically< Compatible modules and interfacesidentified when adding a new module

Page 20:Automation Studio 420Combine programminglanguages as neededAutomation Studio 4 provides support for all IEC61131-3 languages in addition to C and object-­oriented programming in C . Smart editors pro-vide context-based suggestions drawn from bothincluded function libraries as well as sections ofcode that have already been programmed.Automation Studio shortens the learning curveby allowing developers to work in any of the pro-gramming languages defined in the IEC 61131-3standard – Instruction List, Ladder Diagram, Func-tion Block Diagram, Sequential Function Chart andStructured Text – as well as Continuous FunctionChart, ANSI C and the object-oriented program-ming language C . These languages can beused in any combination whatsoever. All lan-guages access the same process variables anduse the same libraries and data types. In addi-tion, function blocks can be exchanged withoutany rewiring, while algebraic functions can beentered directly as equations.Fast and accurate programming is assisted byintuitive editors with integrated SmartEdit func-tions, outlining, change tracking and user-de-fined code snippets.Highlights< Complete, simple and compatible through IEC 61131-3 languages, CFC and ANSI C< Object-oriented programming with C < Unrestricted use of libraries representing 1,000 man-years of experience< Protection of user know-how through encapsulation< Increased productivity through SmartEdit functionality