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Control System

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (23:56) by Unknown User (null)

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. -Wikipedia

The majority of control systems are computer-based.

 

Client

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (23:56) 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 (23:56) 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 (23:56) 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 (23:56) 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 (23:56) 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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