process-control system


General Science


  • noun
    (written as process control system)
    a system that completely monitors, manages, and regulates a process, comprising input and output modules, a CPU with memory, a program and control, and feedback devices such as A/D and D/A converters


  • A system, such as a control system, which monitors and manages a given process, or which maintains a variable as close as possible to a desired value. Its abbreviation is PCS.