Storing and retrieving measured process variables



In the context of plant life-cycle information integration it is essential to capture and retrieve measured values. Here are some thoughts about a solution.


It is out of the question to try to capture all values of all process variables during the life of a plant in templates. That would run in the trillions of templates.

The only solution is to store them in time series, arrays with those vakues.

Here is interesting reading material, showing the potential solution. Also visit the website of the HDF Group:

We have a template that can relate a time series of a Propety to a possessing PhysicalObject: MeasuringPropertyTimeSeriesOfIndividual