Design of a SCADA Laboratory to Support IT Classes

Author:
Wm. Arthur Conklin, Jonathan Pollet, Joe Cummins
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455.57 kB
Date:
01 July 2011
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Computers have controlled physical systems for decades, but increasingly today, these systems are being interconnected to enterprise IT systems via the Internet. The reasons revolve around efficiency, but the practical matter is that IT personnel are encountering these non-standard IT systems and must learn to integrate them into their operational world. To introduce students to the world of SCADA networks and protocols, together with the operational and security requirements, a laboratory facility is designed and constructed with accompanying curriculum.

Design of a SCADA Laboratory to Support IT Classes