Module 2: Introduction to Control Systems & SCADA

Module 2 Team Activity

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Student teams continue to build a description of the operating environment for their sector-based organizations. What systems will be used within the organization?

 

Team Activity Objectives

  • Describe the purpose and use of SCADA, DCS, and PCS systems.
  • Describe the configuration and use of field devices used to measure critical infrastructure processes, such as flow rate, pressure, temperature, level, density, etc.
  • Provide examples of HMI screens and displays used within SCADA systems.
  • Describe the use and application of PLCs in automation.
  • Describe the components and applications of industrial control systems.

 

Write a description of the operating environment for your sector-based organization. Determine what industrial control/SCADA and business IT systems will be used within the organization.

 

Assignment

Write a 2-page abstract summarizing your findings on your sector and the industrial control/SCADA and business IT systems that will be used within your fictitious organization.

Grading Criteria Rubric

  • Content
  • Evidence of teamwork
  • References
  • Use of American Psychological Association (APA) style in writing the assignment

Grade points: 100

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