Perspectives: Automation Strategies

How To Optimize The Value Of An Operator Training Simulator

ARC Advisory Group Insight provides general guidelines.

By Rick Rys, Senior Consultant, ARC Advisory Group
Sep 29, 2015

When assessing the value of an investment in training simulator technology for your plant, it's important to first consider how and in what type of facility the training simulator would be used. For example, would the simulator be used to train plant managers, engineers, and/or maintenance technicians as well as operators? Would the simulator also be used to test control strategies in a safe, offline environment? And, perhaps most importantly, is the target plant a new, grassroots facility, or an existing brownfield facility?

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