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Control System

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (22:29) by Unknown User (null)

A control system is a device, or set of devices, that manages, commands, directs or regulates the behavior of other devices or systems. Industrial control systems are used in industrial production for controlling equipment or machines. The majority of control systems are computer-based.

 

Client

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (22:29) by Unknown User (null)

A client is the receiving end of a service or the requestor of a service in a client/server model type of system. The client is most often located on another system or computer, which can be accessed via a network. This term was first used for devices that could not run their own programs, and were connected to remote computers that could via a network. These were called dumb terminals and they were served by time-sharing mainframe computers. -techopedia

ControlLogix

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (22:29) by Unknown User (null)

An Allen-Bradley (Rockwell) family of PLC controllers, a very powerful, networked, and broad family.

ControlNet

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (22:29) by Unknown User (null)

Open network protocol which operates at a higher speed than DeviceNet but lower speed than Ethernet.

Controls

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (22:29) by Unknown User (null)

Refers to the field of Automated Control Systems that control manufacturing machineries. These are usually highly computerized using specialized controllers.

CPU

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (22:29) by Unknown User (null)

Central Processing Unit is the main processing chip of a computer. The part of the computer or computer system which performs core processing functions.

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