DCS Versus PLC: A User's Guide To Selecting The Most Effective Control Platform For Your Application By Jim Hazelwood and Bill Butler, Revere Control Systems
Distributed control systems (DCSs) and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are not mutually exclusive technologies. When the end-use application serves as the basis for making a sound decision, the selection process becomes more efficient, and a more effective outcome results. This white paper provides general guidelines and highlights key considerations when choosing a control system platform.
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