Components and Instruments for Distributed Control Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080299914, 9781483153148

Components and Instruments for Distributed Control Systems

1st Edition

Proceedings of the IFAC Symposium Paris, France, 9-11 December 1982

Editors: Z. Binder R. Perret
eBook ISBN: 9781483153148
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1983
Page Count: 246
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Components and Instruments for Distributed Control Systems provides a conceptual framework for organizing the elements of the distributed system for integration of the many diverse information processing, decision-making, and control functions that are involved in a total plant control. With the enormous progress in micro-electronics that has taken place over the past years, intelligent instruments can now be created that integrate processing once reserved for calculators. This book notes that the development of distributed micro-computing systems is linked to this progress, and their use in industry and in service areas is becoming more and more widespread. This text also emphasizes that great progress has also been made in the design of sensors and other components in the automatic control chain. This book is a useful reference for students and individuals studying instrument development and its use in distributed control.

Table of Contents

Plenary Papers

Distributed Control: Status and Opportunities

Architecture and the Application of Components for Data Acquisition and for Data Exchange in Distributed Systems

On Contouring Control of Articulated Robot Arms

Industrial Sensors Usable in the Domain of Advanced Automatic Systems


Coordinated Decentralized Control (CODECO): Method, Implementation on Microcomputers and Experimentation on a Physical Process

Distributed Asynchronous Iterative Control Algorithms Optimal Routing Application

Distributed Systems

Some Problems of Optimum Design of Distributed Control Systems

Perfection Tools for the Decentralized Control of Complex Industrial Processes

Distributed Computer System for On-line Optical Process Control

Task Allocation in a Microprocessor-Based Distributed CNC Configuration

Decentralized Fiber Optic Acquisition System

Design of a Distributed Data Acquisition and Control System for a Thermoelectric Power Plant

An Augmented Observer for Measurement in a Deterministic Disturbed Environment: An Application in Control

State Feedback for Distributed Control Systems

Microprocessor Based Self-Tuning Regulator


Design of Functional Blocks in Basic-Controller in DCS

Design and Control of Additional Wrist Mechanism for Fine Motion Control of Manipulators

Theory of Dynamic Accuracy of Automatic Measuring Instruments and its Application in General Design

Operator Stations for Distributed Control Systems

S.P.R.A.T. System - French Acronym for Monitoring and Fast Perturbography for Generators and Turbines


Combined Angular Rate and Linear Acceleration Multiple Sensors for Stabilization and Midcourse Guidance Applications

An Application of Linear Stepping Motor to Versatile Conveyor System

Semiconductor Thin Film Transducers of Rapidly Varying Pressures

Round Table Discussions

Communication and Cooperation Systems in Distributed Process Control

Software Tools Necessary for the Guidance of Flexible Manufacturing Systems

Computer Aided Design in Education and Training

The Needs and Opportunities for Education in Modern Instrumentation Systems

Distributed Control Systems and Technical Training

Contribution to the Round Table Discussion on Instrumentation and Automatic Control

Distributed Systems: New Perspective in Process Control

Redundancy in Process Automation Systems from Viewpoint of Running Economy

Evaluation and Choice of Information in the Control Systems

New Instrumentation for Electric Drives

Round Table on Education and Training

Control Engineering Education and Developing Countries

About Hierarchical Control Systems Organization

On Large-Scale Problems in Noise Diagnostics and Core Surveillance for Nuclear Power Plants

Role of Computers in Distributed Control Systems

Author Index


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About the Editor

Z. Binder

Affiliations and Expertise

LAG, Grenoble, France

R. Perret

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