WG 3.1 General Sensor Technology


The "General Sensor Technology" working group addresses issues including the following topics in the context of its experience exchange, its concept developments, formulation of requirements to be met by automation solutions and its involvement in national and international standardisation:

  • Preparation of NE 145 "Description of Measurement Errors"
  • Reaction of field devices in case of power failure
  • Diagnosis of field devices


  • Standardisation of diagnosis of field devices (NE 107)
  • Demands of NE 53: Prevention of unexpected events with field devices
  • Standardisation of device descriptions concerning information on measurement errors
  • Contributions to the reliability of field devices
  • Unification of user interfaces

Recommendations and worksheets

Please refer to the following list for recommendations (NE) and worksheets (NA) managed by the working group:

No. ▾TitleEditionResponsibleSubject areaInfoComments
0043NE 043Standardization of the Signal Level for the Failure Information of Digital Transmitters
Signalpegel für die Ausfallinformation von digitalen Messumformern mit analogem Ausgangssignal und dessen sichere Erkennung
WG 3.1Signal ProcessingAbstract
0053NE 053Software- and Hardware Identification of Field Devices and Signal Processing Devices
Software- und Hardware-Kennzeichnung von Feldgeräten und signalverarbeitenden Geräten
WG 3.1Signal ProcessingAbstract
0107NE 107Self-Monitoring and Diagnosis of Field Devices
Selbstüberwachung und Diagnose von Feldgeräten
WG 3.1Signal ProcessingAbstract
0131NE 131NAMUR standard device - Field devices for standard applications
NAMUR-Standardgerät – Feldgeräte für Standardanwendungen
WG 3.1SensorsAbstract
0145NE 145Uniform Description of the Error of Measurement of Field Devices
Einheitliche Darstellung der Messabweichung von Feldgeräten
WG 3.1SensorsAbstract


Friedrich Rubner
EUROAPI Germany GmbH
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