Wednesday, June 13, 2012

IEC 61850 – Soon Getting Intelligent Logical Nodes?

IEC 61850 is one of the crucial subjects in standardization, power systems (generation, transmission, distribution, ), education, and research … all over.

One research issue is to bring “dynamics” and “Intelligence” into the more static Logical Node classes - By applying another IEC standard: IEC 61499 (Function Blocks).

A discussion of IEC 61499 and IEC 61850 can be found in a presentation by Valeriy Vyatkin, University of Auckland, New Zealand and Christopher Schemm, infoteam; presented at Automation Day, October, 17th, 2011, Nuremberg, Germany.

Here is one of the slides showing the idea of iLN (intelligent Logical Node):


Download the presentation on IEC 61499 and IEC 61850 including notes [notes in German] [pdf]

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