Advantages and Disadvantages of DCS System

Study about the basic Advantages and Disadvantages of DCS System (Distributed Control Systems).

Advantages of DCS System :-

  1. DCS allocate flexibility and simplicity by allowing central control

  2. monitoring and reporting of individual components and processes

  3. DCS are scalable

  4. possible to control through dynamic graphic

  5. eliminating human error by Logging of data

Disadvantages of DCS system :-

  1. Failure of one controller effects more than one loop

  2. DCS required skilled operator because the all information hidden behind CRT