Networked Control System – A Survey

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M. Brindha 1,* J K Mendiratta 1

1. Department of ECE, M. V.J College of Engineering, Bangalore-560067, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 25 Feb. 2013 / Revised: 6 Apr. 2013 / Accepted: 1 May 2013 / Published: 8 Jun. 2013

Index Terms

Computer control system, NCS, control Network, network communications, MADB.


Networked Control System (NCS) is a synthetic application which combines control science, computer science and network technology. It is a kind of feedback control systems wherein the control loops are closed through real time control network. NCS technology is applied in industry control system because of its simple structure, easy maintenance and high reliability. Networked control systems (NCSs) have been gaining popularity with their high potential in widespread applications and becoming realizable with the rapid developments in computer, communication and control technologies. This paper reviews the development history of the NCS, and point out the field of further researches.

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M. Brindha, J K Mendiratta, "Networked Control System – A Survey", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS), vol.5, no.6, pp.42-48, 2013. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2013.06.06


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