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ITER Plant Control Design Handbook (PCDH) defines standards, specifications and interfaces applicable to ITER plant system instrumentation and control (I&C). These standards are essential for ITER to:
  • Integrate all plant systems I&C into one integrated control system
  • Maintain all plant systems I&C after delivery acceptance
  • Contain cost by economy of scale (spare parts, expertise)
Plant Control Design Handbook - ITER Technical Report (Click to view larger version...)
Plant Control Design Handbook - ITER Technical Report

The PCDH version 7 issued in February 2013 was a baseline version used to design and manufacture production I&C systems for ITER. It was republished as an ITER technical report in 2020. A minor update addressing clarifications and obsolescence issues was issued in September 2023.