Accession Number:

ADA063743

Title:

The Present Status of the Field of Digital Computer Based Industrial Control Systems and the Work of the International Purdue Workshop in Helping to Promote this Field

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Dec 1977-30 Nov 1978

Corporate Author:

PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IN PURDUE LAB FOR APPLIED INDUSTRIAL CONTROL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

138.0

Abstract:

This report comprises a review of the current state of the art of the application of computers to the control of industrial processes. Needs and progress in the development of hardware and software standards are described. Emphasis is given to the current trends toward hierarchical and distributed control systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE