Title: Virtual DCS and specification

Authors: Sanjat Mishra; Nitaigour Mahalik

Addresses: Seemanta Engineering College, Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Mayur Vihar, At/P.O.: Jharpokharia, Dist.: Mayurbhanj, Orissa 757086, India. ' Department of Industrial Technology, Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, California State University, M/S: IT 9, 2255 E Barstow Ave., Fresno, CA 93740, USA

Abstract: In considering advancements in distributed control systems (DCS), this research is directed to design and develop an application level software tool for distributed automation. The study defines specification, methodology, and prototype design of an application tool that is capable of providing services to the proposed management layer (ML). The ML integrates simulation platform, a top-level ware, by using which distributed control network (DCN) design can be achieved. The developed platform utilises the benefit of object oriented and client-server approach, respectively.

Keywords: simulation software; distributed control systems; virtual DCS; management layer; distributed automation; distributed control networks; DCN design; object-oriented; client-server.

DOI: 10.1504/IJICT.2011.043629

International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, 2011 Vol.3 No.4, pp.339 - 353

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 11 Nov 2011 *

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