Instrumentation and Control: Introduction to Control and Data Systems

3.0 2 Reviews SKU: ACCIC00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to familiarize participants with the role of information systems in plant operations and the elements of modern information systems. After completing this course, participants should be able to identify the information needs of typical plant functional elements and explain how information gets into an information system. They should also be able to describe system architecture and explain how to use environment software and application software.

Course Details


Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • List the information needs of typical plant functional elements.
  • Explain how alarms work in modern plants.
  • List the routes by which information gets into the system.
  • Explain I/O bus, local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), client-server, and the role of network standards.
  • Explain the function of an operating system.
  • Describe the characteristics of common operating systems.
  • Explain the role of operating system and network software.
  • Explain virtual instrumentation.
  • Explain programmable logic controller (PLC) program creation.
  • Describe how to use graphical objects to create the system data structure and human-machine interface (HMI).
  • Describe password hierarchy and the need for security.
  • Describe the functions and architecture of a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system.

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