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Control System

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (22:19) 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 (22:19) by Unknown User (null)

A software program that is used to contact and get data from a Server software program either on the same computer or on another computer. A client makes a request and the server fulfills the request. An example of a client would be an e-mail program connecting to a mail server or an Internet browser client connecting to a web server.

ControlLogix

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (22:19) 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 (22:19) 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 (22:19) by Unknown User (null)

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

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