Entry last updated: 2005/10/11
Entry last validated: 2005/10/11
Tool homepage: http://petrilld.sourceforge.net
Tool availability: Free of charge
Petri Nets Supported (see also help on terminology)
Components (see also help on terminology)
- Graphical Editor
- Token Game Animation
- Rapid Prototyping
Petri-LLD is a Java program intended to be used to design
automation controllers based on Petri-nets. The nets are
restricted to one token per place (at most) as this ensures that the
resulting systems can be easily translated to run on simple devices
such as PLCs (programmable logic controllers). A large number of
compiler output types are available, including ladder logic for Omron,
Rockwell and Siemens controllers, and also Java and Visual Basic. Also
a number of other PLC languages are supported.
This tool has mainly been used to teach students how to
construct manufacturing systems. Its main advantage in this is that it
allows the student to simulate prior to testing code on the PLC. At
the same time, it automatically generates code, so when bugs are
found, the student returns to the Petri-LLD tool to both simulate and
correct the bug.
Institute for Manufacturing
16 Mill Lane
Phone: 44 1223 765605
Fax: 44 1223 338076
Petri-LLD is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
For more details, see the file named COPYING that comes with the source distribution.
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