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Yes, We Have Hybrid Control

Posted September 28, 2007 8:26 AM

The distinct differences between programming distributed control systems (DCS) and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are beginning to converge into a universal function block concept, IEC 61499. It provides a simple and effective basis for solving control problems. A new hybrid architecture is evolving, based largely on powerful industrial personal computers. But what does hybrid control really mean?

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