Woodward’s MicroNet™ Plus customizable control system is a flexible, state-of-the-art system specifically designed for controlling gas and steam turbines. The MicroNet Plus control system provides a flexible platform to control any prime mover and its associated processes.
Woodward’s MicroNet™ Plus customizable control system is a flexible, state-of-the-art system specifically designed for controlling gas and steam turbines.
The MicroNet Plus control system provides a flexible platform to control any prime mover and its associated processes including:
High-speed control functions
Auxiliary system control
Monitoring and alarming
The digital MicroNet control is available in both simplex and dual redundant configurations. Each version is expandable into multiple chassis as required by the application size, and will support any mix of I/O, including networked distributed I/O.
MicroNet Plus control capabilities include:
Speed and load control
Temperature and process control
System sequencing and package auxiliary control
Rigorous load rejection performance
Complex DLE fuel control algorithms
Incipient surge detection
Long-term naval programs
Alarm + shutdown communication
Features of MicroNet Plus include:
IEC61508 SIL-3 Certified
Cyber secure CPU
Achilles Level I Certification (CPU5200)
Simplex or redundant CPU configurations
VME-based (full and narrow chassis)
Real-time multitasking VxWorks® operating system
Woodward’s proven graphical application programmer (GAP) software and supporting tools
Deterministic update rates as fast as 5 ms
Improved control system availability and reliability
SNTP compliant for time synchronization
Expandable with redundant realtime network available in CAT-5 or fiber optic configurations
Simplex or dual power supplies
Time stamping of events to 1 ms
Hot replacement of modules for online repair
Temperature: 0 to 55 °C (32 to 131 °F) ambient air temperature range
Shock: US MIL-STD-810C, method 516.2-1, procedure 1B (15 G, 11 ms half-sine pulse)
Vibration: Lloyd’s ENV2 test #1
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