Design of LabVIEW Based SCADA System for Pneumatics Applications

Authors(2) :-Rathy G. A, Aravind Balaji

SCADA is the acronym for Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition. The term SCADA refers to a central system that monitors and controls a complete site. The Human Machine Interface (HMI) /SCADA industry was essentially born out of a need for a user-friendly front-end to a control system containing controllers like programmable logic controllers (PLC) Propotional Integral Derivative Controllers(PID) etc. The SCADA system usually presents the information to the operating personnel in the form of a mimic. This means that the operator can see a representation of the plant being controlled. Also data can be logged in to the system. LabVIEW - Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench. LabVIEW is graphical programming for measurement and automation. It is a development tool available for applications in test and measurement. LabVIEW enables easy data acquisition, instrument control, and industrial automation.This paper discusses a novel idea to develop a SCADA system for pneumatic applications using user friendly software like LABVIEW and low cost field serviceable Human Machine Interface that is a Personal Computer.

Authors and Affiliations

Rathy G. A
Associate Professor, Electrical Department, NITTTR, Chennai, India
Aravind Balaji
R&D Engineer, Bharathi Enterprises, Chennai, India

SCADA, LabVIEW, Datalogging and Supervisory Control(DSC) module, myDAC, pneumatic valve and double acting cylinder

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 148-154
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173838
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Rathy G. A, Aravind Balaji, " Design of LabVIEW Based SCADA System for Pneumatics Applications ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.148-154, November-December-2017.
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