Applications

This is a list (non exhaustive) of the applications developed with the UNICOS framework.

UNICOS-CPC (Process Control Applications) 

Applications using the full UNICOS capabilities (CPC package) with SCADA + PLC architecture.

Project

Description

Contact

Group

Version

Size (#Installations, #PLCs)

LHC Cryogenics

LHC accelerator cryogenics system

Enrique Blanco,
Marco Pezzetti

BE/ICS, TE/CRG

CPC 6

~ 100 PLCs: Schneider, Siemens.
(per sector) 3100 Inputs/outputs ; 760 actuators; 560 Controllers

Exp. Areas Cryogenics

LHC experimental areas cryogenics control system

Marco Pezzetti

TE/CRG

CPC 5

Schneider Quantum PLCs

NA48 Experiment - ECN3 HALL 

 

Marco Pezzetti

TE/CRG

CPC 5

Siemens S7-400;
1448 Inputs/outputs ; 120 actuators; 6 Controllers

LHC collimators env. Temperatures

LHC Collimators environmental temperatures interlock system

Geraldine Thomas,
Giacomo Lunghi

BE/ICS, EN/SMM

CPC 6

~ 20 PLCs

Cooling & Ventilation

CERN cooling and ventilation installations

William Booth

BE/ICS, EN/CV

CPC 6

> 50 Projects: Scheneider, Siemens

LHC GCS

LHC experiments gas control systems

Geraldine Thomas

BE/ICS

CPC 6

Scheneider PLCs

Cloud GCS

Cloud gas control system

Geraldine Thomas

BE/ICS

CPC 6

Scheneider PLC

NA62 GCS

NA62 gas control system

Geraldine Thomas

BE/ICS

CPC 6

Siemens PLC

CMS mixers

Gas mixers sytems in CMS

Geraldine Thomas

BE/ICS

CPC 6

Schneider M340 (2)

ALICE SSD Cooling Interlock

The SSD Cooling Interlock systems supervises the colling circuits use to cool down the ALICE silicon strip detector (SSD). 

Andre Augustinus

PH/AID

CPC 6

Siemens;
8 PT100 inputs; 52 flow meter digital input; 53 digital output

ALICE Cooling water valves control

Monitor and control the rack cooling system of the ALICE experiment.

Andre Augustinus

EP/AID

CPC 6

Siemens;
27 Analog Inputs; 127 Digital Inputs; 125 Digital Outputs; 7 PCOs

ATLAS BigWheels

ATLAS end caps movement systems

Olivier Dalifard 

PH/UAT

CPC 5

PLC: 317-2 DP; 50 Inputs/Outputs

ECAL detector cooling control system

Monitor and control of the cooling of each ECAL Supermodule

Xavier Pons

EP/DT

CPC 5

470 Inputs/outputs ; 200 actuators

Linac 4 Hydrogen delivery system

Ion Source  gas distribution system

Geraldine Thomas

BE/ICS

CPC 6

Siemens PLC

NA62 CEDAR motors

Detector alignment

Enrique Blanco

BE/ICS

CPC 6

Siemens PLC

QDABCCCA        Cryogenics for the SQUID-based superconducting current transformer Roberto Speroni BE/ICS CPC 6 Siemens PLC

Fresca 2 Nitrogen

Cooling of the dummy coil of Fresca 2 with nitrogen

Roberto Speroni

BE/ICS

CPC 6

Siemens PLC

LHC elevators

Monitoring of the LHC elevators

Geraldine Thomas

BE/ICS,
BE/OP

CPC 6

Siemens PLC (>8)

HTS 600A Winding machine

Superconducting cable winding machine

Roberto Speroni

BE/ICS

CPC 6

SAFETY Siemens PLC

AWAKE plasma control AWAKE Rubidium plasma control Roberto Speroni,
Falk Braunmuller
BE/ICS,
EP/UFT
CPC 6 SAFETY Siemens PLC
SM18  SM18 Vertical & horizontal Test bench safety controller Roberto Speroni BE/ICS CPC 6 SAFETY Siemens PLC
FAIR B180 B180 FAIR test bench interlock system Roberto Speroni BE/ICS CPC 6 SAFETY Siemens PLC
B311 Switchboard B311 Roberto Speroni
​Marc Quiliquini
BE/ICS CPC 6 SAFETY Siemens PLC

BayController SVC BEQ2 and BEQ3

Baycontroller interlocks and control

Jose de Paco

TE/EPC

CPC 6

REDUNDANT Siemens PLC

ISOLDE vacuum

ISOLDE Vacuum control system

Sebastian Blanchard,
Enrique Blanco

TE/VSC,
BE/ICS

CPC 6

Siemens PLC

REX vacuum

REX Vacuum control system

Sebastian Blanchard

TE/VSC

CPC 6

Siemens PLC

FCC Eurocircol Motion application: Stepping motors (ANKA, Germany) Jesus Fernandez BE/ICS
TE/VSC
CPC 6 Stepping motors application.

Magnet Control System

 

Sylvain Ravat

EP/DT

CPC 5

Schneider PLCs

Detector Cooling

ATLAS & CMS detector Cooling System Test systems

Lukasz Zwalinski

EP/DT,
EN/CV,
BE/ICS

CPC 5

4 PLCs: Scheneider, Siemens

Under development:

Project

Description

Contact

Group

Version

Size (#Installations, #PLCs)

Detector cooling

ATLAS detector cooling

Lukasz Zwalinski

PH/DT,
BE/ICS, 
EN/CV

CPC 6

5 PLCs: Schneider

Detector cooling

CMS detector cooling

Lukasz Zwalinski

PH/DT,
BE/ICS

CPC 6

1 PLC: Schneider

UNICOS (Supervision & Monitoring Applications) 

Applications using the UNICOS supervision layer only

Project

Description

Contact

Group

Front-ends Type

Size (#Front-ends)

CIET

Cryogenics Instrumentation Expert Tool

Borja Fernandez

BE/ICS

IPC (FESA)

> 30 IPCs

QPS

Quench protection system monitoring

Alexandros Kostopoulos

BE/ICS

IPC (FESA)

44 IPcs

SURVEY

LHC Inner Triplet magnet alinement

Borja Fernandez

BE/ICS

IPC (FESA)

 

POPS

 

Jean-Charles Tournier

TE/EPC

-

-

LHC Circuit

Supervision for the LHC powering systems

Brad Schofield

BE/ICS

-

-

PIC

Powering Interlock system

Brad Schofield,
Alan Antoine

BE/ICS,
TE/MPE

PLC (Siemens)

 

WIC

Warm magnets Interlock System

Alexandros Kostopoulos,
Richard Mompo

BE/ICS,
TE/MPE

Safety PLCs (Siemens)

 

PSEN 

SCADA for the Electrical network supervision

Jean-Charles Tournier

EN/EL,
BE/ICS

RTU

 

MOON

Monitoring application

Lukasz Goralczyk

BE/ICS

-

-

Offices Temperature Monitoring

IT offices temperature monitoring

Lukasz Goralczyk

BE/ICS

Modbus sensors

 

 

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