Advantages of Distributed Control Systems (DCS)


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DCS is the core of an automated process control system. Other subsystems are integrated into DCS at various levels.

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DCS ensures fulfillment of all main functions of control, visualization, registration and reporting of process including:

  • Automatic regulation
  • Program (logic) control
  • Remote control (start, shutdown, change of set points)
  • Alarms and notifications management
  • Collection and processing of process and equipment data
  • Graphic presentation of process and equipment condition data
  • Detection and alarm of emergencies and deviations of process from preset limits
  • Keeping of event log
  • Registration and archiving of process parameters
  • Report generation
  • Data exchange with external systems