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The objective of this course is to discuss the application of SCADA systems (EMS, and distribution automation), and to present the main features of SCADA systems including equipment layout, construction, function, communications, operations and maintenance. After completion of this coursework, the participant will be able to understand the following concepts, and apply them to his day to day work activities. He will also be able to answer related test questions:

• Polling by RTU address

• Analog points, transducers, analog digital conversion

• RTU inputs; analog, status points, pulse accumulation

• RTU outputs; control of switching, load shedding, generation

• FSK, PSK, A.M.

• Rate of signal transmission, baud

• Master station assembly and peripherals

• Standby (redundant) station, failover

• SCADA installations, power supply, preventive maintenance activities

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