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Control System

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (23:17) by Unknown User (null)

1- 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. -Wikipedia

2- Refers to a PLC, Process control system, all field sensing devices, motor and valve control devices, the wiring to the controller, the controller itself, software and anything else related to controlling a manufacturing process. Some antiquated control systems use straight electrical wiring or pneumatic control systems without the use of computers. The majority of control systems are computer-based though.

Client

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (23:17) by Unknown User (null)

A software program that is used to contact and obtain 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 (23:17) 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 (23:17) 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 (23:17) by Unknown User (null)

Refers to the field of Automated Control Systems that control manufacturing machineries. These are usually highly computerized using specialized controllers. Controls is a specialized field which is invisible to the public at large but which is huge because it is involved with nearly every manufacturing process on the planet.

CPU

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (23:17) 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.

Control System Specialist

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (23:17) by Unknown User (null)

Refers to a person with highly specialized knowledge of control systems. Such a person must have a working understanding of computers, computer programming, IT and networking, electrical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical systems and often chemistry. Such a person may be degreed or not. When degreed they are usually electrical or mechanical engineers.

CSV

Created May 11, 2016 (22:38) , last modified Apr 18, 2021 (23:17) by Unknown User (null)

A Comma Seperated Value (CSV) file is a way to collect the data from any table so that it can be conveyed as input to another table-oriented application such as a relational database application. Microsoft Excel, a leading spreadsheet or relational database application, can read CSV files.

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