Early analysis of cyber-physical systems using co-simulation and multi-level modelling

Thomas Nagele, Tim Broenink, Jozef Hooman, Jan Broenink

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    Abstract

    The multi-disciplinary nature of the design of cyber-physical systems makes it hard to gain insight in the system behaviour early in the design process. Our aim is to allow the designers to analyse the integration of system components as well as the behaviour of the complete system in an early stage. This is achieved by creating abstract component models and refining them throughout the design process. After every refinement cycle, the models can be co-simulated to analyse the behaviour of the system, supporting design decisions. The co-simulation is created based on existing standards such as HLA and FMI and uses a domain-specific language to construct a co-simulation automatically. This approach is illustrated using a case study which resembles a confidential industrial case.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, ICPS 2019
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages133-138
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-8500-6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2019
    Event2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, ICPS 2019 - Howard Plaza Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
    Duration: 6 May 20199 May 2019
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    Publication series

    NameProceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, ICPS 2019

    Conference

    Conference2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, ICPS 2019
    Abbreviated titleICPS
    CountryTaiwan, Province of China
    CityTaipei
    Period6/05/199/05/19
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    Keywords

    • Co-simulation
    • Concurrent development
    • Cyber-physical systems
    • FMI
    • HLA
    • Multi-level modelling
    • System analysis
    • System design

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    Nagele, T., Broenink, T., Hooman, J., & Broenink, J. (2019). Early analysis of cyber-physical systems using co-simulation and multi-level modelling. In Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, ICPS 2019 (pp. 133-138). [8780355] (Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, ICPS 2019). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPHYS.2019.8780355