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What is a distributed control system DCS?

Best DCS Courses Training Control Room Operators 2023 in India UAE Saudi Arabia Qatar Africa. We offer 100% placement Assistance. A distributed control system (DCS) is a digital automated industrial control system (ICS) that uses geographically distributed control loops throughout a factory, machine, or control area. Or we can say a distributed control system (DCS) is a computerized control system for a process or plant usually with many control loops, in which autonomous controllers are distributed throughout the system, but there is no central operator supervisory control.

As the name implies, the DCS is a system of sensors, controllers, and associated computers that are distributed throughout a plant. Each of these elements serves a unique purpose such as data acquisition, process control, as well as data storage, and graphical display.

An embedded system is a combination of hardware and software and perhaps other mechanical parts designed to perform a specific function. The microwave oven is a good example of one of these systems. This is in direct contrast to a personal computer. Although it is also made up of hardware and software and mechanical components are not designed for a specific purpose.

  • Control systems, Program controlling method, Controllers,
    Monitoring devices
  • Direct Digital Control, Analog Control
  • Centralized and Distributed controlling and monitoring system
  • Controlling methods /Hierarchical / Levels of DCS
  • Over all task explanation of DCS
  • DCS Architecture and components
  • Difference between SCADA & DCS
  • Difference between PAC & DCS
  • Applications


  • System Overview
  • DCS Architecture and components
  • Controller module, Input Output Modules
  • Power supply modules
  • Redundancy ports, IOTA
  • Hardware addressing assigning
  • IO link connections, power supply diagram
  • Controller and IO Modules connection diagram
  • Communication and redundancy modes


  • Configuration Explorer, Asset congurations
  • Control builder: hardware conguration, Instructions and
  • function blocks programming, runtime
  • Display builder: tag name creations, Design & development, Trend, Alarms, Runtime
  • Fault detection and error handling
  • Troubleshooting Controller Problems
  • Forcing I/O & Toggling Bits

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Our Distributed Control System Course covers in-depth principles of operation of DCS, networking, distributed controllers, and program control strategies. The unit on industrial process control systems combines the process identification and feedback control design with a broad understanding of the hardware, system architectures, and software techniques widely used to evaluate and implement complex control solutions.

A DCS engineer is in charge of a distributed control system (DCS). It’s their job to operate this system to implement process management and control solutions. They typically work in the field at power stations, manufacturing facilities, and similar plants.

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FAQ for DCS Courses -Distributed Control System

DCS stands for Distributed Control System is an advanced version of PLC. DCS are normally implemented in huge plants/refineries/oil and gas industries only as it can handle multiple number of input/outputs at the same and processing speed will be faster.

It uses an architecture where the monitoring is centralized and control will be distributed. It can control and monitor multiple number of PLCs in a plant which is used for different processes. DCS having in built software both for controller programming as well as SCADA designing. Presently we provide training in Honeywell C 300 DCS from basic to advanced level.

We provide training in Honeywell C 300 DCS from basic to advanced level.

We are using FBD (Functional Block Diagram) language in DCS.

A DCS engineer is in charge of a distributed control system (DCS). It’s their job to operate this system to implement process management and control solutions

SMEC, one of India’s first worldwide EPC contractor company globally recognized for its distinctive services specifically in Marine & Industrial Automation, Instrumentation, Electrical, Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Mechanical sectors which started its journey in 2001.

It has a R&D and training division SMEClabs which caters job-oriented training in various domains which helps an aspiring engineer /fresher or professionals to get a jump start to their career.

Yes of course. Being a mechanical engineer, most of the people say that industrial automation is related to electrical, instrumentation electronics field, but in reality, even mechanical domain sectors are also using automation for their manufacturing units, factories, piping plants as well as rig areas.

SMEC has over 21 years of experience in Marine and Industrial Automation. With field experienced service engineers as trainers, students or working professionals get a real time knowledge with applications in industrial automation. We have a syllabus which cover world class automation applications including IIOT also. So, after completing your course in SMEClabs, you will be able to work in industrial automation field without any struggle as we cover almost all topics including installations, wiring, designing, troubleshooting, configuration etc which is essential to work even as a freelancer in industrial automation.

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