Industrial Control Systems (ICS): System Types & Examples

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Which of the following terms refers to a collection of individual control systems and other hardware which work together to automate or operate industrial processes?

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1. Which of the following best defines SCADA systems?

2. Which of the following are tasked with ensuring that processes throughout the production line operate within normal boundaries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of ICS by taking this quiz. Quiz questions you will face cover topics ranging from definitions, characteristics of distributed control systems, and what is not an ICS.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge on:

  • The name for a collection of individual control systems and other hardware which work together to automate or operate industrial processes
  • The definition of SCADA systems
  • What is tasked with ensuring the processes throughout the production line operate within normal boundaries
  • A fact about distributed control systems
  • What is not an industrial control system

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to practice your skills in:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key concepts or terms like SCADA
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding industrial control systems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about truths of distributed control systems

Additional Learning

Make sure to check out the accompanying lesson, Industrial Control Systems (ICS): System Types & Examples to learn more about ICS. This lesson contains the following:

  • Explanation of what SCADA stands for
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • BEST, Inc.
  • Where DCSs are most often used
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