Definition: Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition

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Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition

A system of remote control and telemetry used to monitor and control the transmission system.[1]

Wikipedia Definition

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) is a control system architecture that uses computers, networked data communications and graphical user interfaces for high-level process , but uses other peripheral devices such as programmable logic controller (PLC) and discrete PID controllers to interface with the process plant or machinery. The use of SCADA has been also considered for management and operations of project-driven-process in construction.


Also Known As
SCADA
Related Terms
transmission linessystemtransmission linesystemsustainabilitysmart gridHVAC
References
  1. Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards


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