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1. (WO2017032530) METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING FIELD DEVICES IN A PLANT USING AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/032530    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/067752
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Jul 27 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G05B 23/02
Applicants: ENDRESS+HAUSER PROCESS SOLUTIONS AG
Inventors: BARET, Marc
HAUSS, Georg
KAISER, Ulrich
MANEVAL, Michael
NICK, Markus
Title: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING FIELD DEVICES IN A PLANT USING AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method and a system for maintaining at least one field device in a plant using automation technology, comprising: • - a plurality of field devices; • - a database for storing the device types of the field devices, diagnostic messages regarding the field devices, error images, measures taken in the past to repair errors/faults, and assessments of the success of the stored measures; • - a computing unit that accesses the database and can read, store and/or associate data in the database, makes assessments of the success, compares new diagnostic messages with the error images stored in the database, and displays a suggested suitable measure and the assessment of the success thereof.