Single-platform stimulated simulators (SPSS)

White, Corey Mark (2008) Single-platform stimulated simulators (SPSS). Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

Simulating a process control system during the design phase is a key step in ensuring the system is designed correctly and meets the design specifications. There are several methods that are commonly used in industry to simulate process control systems, each selected based on the level of detail of the simulation and the cost. Many Engineering firms will choose a simulation method based on cost rather than level of detail because cost has a higher priority. -- This thesis will look at some of the ways industry currently simulates process control systems and will compare them on Cost, Fidelity (level of detail of the simulation), Implementation and Conversion. As well, an alternate simulation method will be presented that will strike a balance between cost and fidelity.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/9327
Item ID: 9327
Additional Information: Includes bibliographical references (leaves 68-69)
Department(s): Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
Date: 2008
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Process control--Computer simulation; Synthetic training devices

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