Hand Held Powerhouse Control Console or Portable Data Terminal

by Ed Miska, Corps of Engineers, Portland, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '91: A New View of Hydro Resources


The Portable Data Terminal (PDT) is a very small light weight hand held computer terminal that communicates with the control system computer by radio. An operator monitors power plant status information and may also perform some control actions through the PDT. Therefore, the operator is no longer tied to the control room.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Data collection | Hydrologic data | Hydro power | Control systems | Light (artificial) | Computing in civil engineering

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