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Empower Your Industrial Operations with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition


In the realm of industrial control, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems stand as the backbone of efficient and reliable operations. "Mastering SCADA" is your definitive guide to unlocking the potential of these transformative systems, empowering you to design, implement, and manage industrial processes with precision.


About the Book:


As industries embrace automation and interconnectedness, the role of SCADA systems becomes paramount. "Mastering SCADA" offers a comprehensive exploration of SCADA technology—an essential tool for monitoring, controlling, and optimizing complex industrial processes. This book caters to both newcomers and experienced professionals aiming to excel in SCADA design, deployment, and management.

Mastering SCADA

  • 1.Introduction to SCADA Systems
    1.1.Understanding the Role of SCADA in Industrial Automation
    1.2.Evolution of SCADA Technology
    1.3.Overview of Chapters and Learning Objectives
    2.SCADA Fundamentals
    2.1.Components of a SCADA System
    2.2.Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Design Principles
    2.3.Communication Protocols in SCADA
    2.4.Data Acquisition and Control in SCADA
    3.SCADA Architecture and Topologies
    3.1.Centralized, Distributed, and Decentralized SCADA Architectures
    3.2.Master Slave and Peer-to-Peer Topologies
    3.3.Redundancy and Failover Strategies
    3.4.Cloud-Based SCADA Systems
    4.SCADA Hardware and Software
    4.1.SCADA Software Platforms
    4.2.Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Remote Terminal Units (RTUs)
    4.3.Data Historians and Databases
    4.4.Alarm Management Systems
    5.SCADA Communication Protocols
    5.1.Modbus, DNP3, and OPC Protocols
    5.2.Ethernet/IP and TCP/IP Networking in SCADA
    5.3.MQTT and AMQP for IoT Integration
    5.4.Secure Communication in SCADA Networks
    6.SCADA Data Visualization and HMI Development
    6.1.Creating Intuitive HMI Screens
    6.2.Trends and Historical Data Visualization
    6.3.Real-Time Dashboards and Widgets
    6.4.User Authentication and Access Control
    7.SCADA System Integration
    7.1.Integrating SCADA with PLCs and RTUs
    7.2.Integrating SCADA with MES and ERP Systems
    7.3.SCADA and IIoT Integration
    7.4.Data Exchange and Interoperability
    8.SCADA Alarm and Event Management
    8.1.Configuring Alarms and Events
    8.2.Prioritization and Escalation of Alarms
    8.3.Alarm Notification and Acknowledgment
    8.4.Analyzing Alarm Data for Improvements
    9.SCADA Data Historians and Analytics
    9.1.Role of Data Historians in SCADA Systems
    9.2.Collecting and Storing Historical Data
    9.3.Trend Analysis and Data Analytics
    9.4.Predictive Maintenance with SCADA Data
    10.SCADA Security and Cybersecurity
    10.1.SCADA Security Challenges and Threats
    10.2.Implementing Security Measures in SCADA Networks
    10.3.Access Control and Authentication
    10.4.Monitoring and Protecting SCADA Systems from Cyberattacks
    11.SCADA in Process Automation
    11.1.SCADA Applications in Manufacturing Processes
    11.2.Batch Processing and Recipe Management
    11.3.Continuous and Discrete Manufacturing
    11.4.Regulatory Compliance and Reporting
    12.SCADA in Energy and Utilities
    12.1.SCADA for Power Generation and Distribution
    12.2.Water and Wastewater Management with SCADA
    12.3.Oil and Gas Industry Applications
    12.4.Monitoring and Controlling Renewable Energy Sources
    13.SCADA in Infrastructure and Transportation
    13.1.SCADA in Building Automation
    13.2.Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
    13.3.Rail and Public Transit SCADA Applications
    13.4.Airport Operations and Baggage Handling
    14.SCADA Project Management
    14.1.Planning and Designing a SCADA Project
    14.2.Procurement of SCADA Hardware and Software
    14.3.Implementation and Commissioning
    14.4.SCADA System Documentation and Training
    15.SCADA Best Practices and Optimization
    15.1.Best Practices in SCADA System Design
    15.2.Performance Optimization and Scalability
    15.3.Continuous Improvement and Upgrades
    15.4.Balancing Innovation with System Stability
    16.Future Trends in SCADA Technology
    16.1.SCADA in the Age of Industry 4.0 and IoT
    16.2.Edge Computing and Fog Computing in SCADA
    16.3.Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in SCADA
    16.4.Advancements in SCADA Security
    17.Building Resilient SCADA Systems
    17.1.Assessing Business Requirements and Automation Needs
    17.2.Designing Resilient and Redundant SCADA Architectures
    17.3.Disaster Recovery Planning and Strategies
    17.4.Ensuring SCADA System Reliability and Availability
    18.1.Mastery of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
    18.2.Recap of Key Concepts
    18.3.Pioneering the Future of SCADA Technology
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