Accession Number:

ADA330780

Title:

Utility Monitoring & Control System (UMCS)/ Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Executive Summary

Descriptive Note:

Executive summary

Corporate Author:

SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT CORPKNOXVILLE TN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-01-19

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The study evaluated the economic benefits of monitoring and controlling various facility and utility systems at the Fort through the use of the UMCS. The UMCS is a utility monitoring and control system that utilizes several computer stations with appropriate application software connected by communication network systems wire, radio, power line carrier or fiber optics to a number of remote terminal units placed at various locations to perform the following functions collect data, perform remote and local controlling functions, initiate alarm conditions, and report the information through the communication network back to the computer stations. The study resulted in a recommendation for the implementation of the Utility Monitoring and Control System at Fort Campbell under one project. The implementation of the UMCS project will save Fort Campbell 1,348,383 annually. The project will pay for itself in 3.65 years.

Subject Categories:

  • Non-electrical Energy Conversion
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE