PLC and configuration software based supervisory and control system for oil tanks area

Xi Chen, Yanbo Che, Ka Wai Eric Cheng

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Abstract

A supervisory and control system for oil tanks area based on PLC S7-300 and configuration software ForceControl is introduced in this paper. The hardware structure of the system and the software design are both described in detail. In this system, Superior computers communicate with PLC through Industrial Ethernet. The superior computers system adopts duplex redundancy and the PLC adopts software redundancy .This monitoring system integrates the merit of PLC and computer and improves the reliability.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 3rd International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications, PESA 2009
Publication statusPublished - 4 Nov 2009
Event2009 3rd International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications, PESA 2009 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 20 May 200922 May 2009

Conference

Conference2009 3rd International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications, PESA 2009
Country/TerritoryHong Kong
CityHong Kong
Period20/05/0922/05/09

Keywords

  • Configuration software
  • PLC
  • Software redundancy
  • Supervisory and control system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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