GUIDELINES USEFUL FOR INCORPORATING DCS IN EXISTING PROCESS PLANT
Craig E. Wentworth T.H. Russell Co. Tulsa Proper design, installation, and start-up of a distributed control system (DCS) as part of the overall automation of a process facility require consideration of several factors. Here are some fundamental guidelines to ensure the project's success. The first step in justifying the installation of a system is to set obtainable and verifiable goals for it. Some typical goals are: Improving plant production through improved process control.