POWERFUL COMPUTERS, SOFTWARE CHANGING PIPELINE SCADA SYSTEMS

03/30/1992
Warren R. True Pipeline/Gas Processing Editor Advances in computing power in recent years are enabling pipeline operators to collect more data at a central location and to transmit such data more rapidly than ever before. Additionally, more sophisticated, general-purpose scada software is enabling operators to do more with the data retrieved and to manipulate the information more conveniently and efficiently with advances in graphics capabilities and the power of personal computers. These developments have for many pipeline operating companies led to a merging of formerly distinct functions, especially of measurement and contr...
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