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The full course on Distributed Control Systems (DCS) consists of 19 training modules. This document refers to the 10th training module only, Humans in Control. Specific topics covered include:

* The Process of Control
* Touring the Plant with all Senses
* Control Panel Considerations
* Work Stations
* Look and Feel
* Displays

Upon the successful completion of the full DCS course (all 19 modules), you will be able to:

* Apply an in-depth knowledge and skills in DCS systems and implement systematic applications, selection and troubleshooting techniques and methods
* Identify the DCS hardware & software particularly the traditional process controllers, programming, execution time, configuration, etc.
* List the parts and configuration of the SCADA system and determine its basic architecture and levels of hierarchy
* Differentiate DCS from PLC and SCADA and discuss their features and functions
* Determine the types of DCS used in petroleum refining processes and explain their specific function in each process
* Employ the concepts of alarm management system including its types, features, architecture and functions
* Discuss the concepts of humans in control and identify the factors that contribute in the following concept
* Recognize the safety considerations involved in DCS such as intrinsic safety, explosion, approval standards, oxygen, etc.
* Identify types of redundancy and recognize how it works
* Appreciate the principles analogue and digital field communications and discuss its transmitter classifications, intrinsic safety, fieldbus communications & technologies, etc.
* Discuss the concepts of safety instrumented systems and explain its functions, integration and hazard and risk analysis
* Explain the maintenance considerations of DCS and identify the various types of failures and faults
* Select the proper DCS system for each application and determine the system specification, its functional description, and diagrams

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