Combined Cycle: Distributed Control Systems

SKU: AOCCD00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

In this course, we'll focus on distributed control systems (DCS) as they relate to combined cycle power plants. We'll look at the overall purpose of a DCS and examine the components that make up the system. We'll also look at how a DCS can be used to monitor normal plant operation, and change device states and set points. And we'll see how a DCS can be used to troubleshoot malfunctions and abnormalities.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the basic purpose of a DCS.
  • Describe the function of each component of a DCS.
  • Describe the function of the network in the operation of a DCS.
  • Describe how a DCS can be used to monitor plant systems during operation.
  • Describe how a DCS can be used to monitor and change discrete device states and analog device setpoints.
  • Describe how a DCS can be used to build a trend screen on a human-machine interface (HMI) to monitor system variables.
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