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A new concept for a tailor-made power plant simulation system is presented. The simulator system consists of a virtual process control system and a dynamical process simulation software. The connection between the control system and the simulator software is done with OPC interfaces. A unique benefit of this simulation system is that the control system application software is an exact copy of the application software in the reference system controlling the real plant. No modifications need to be done to control system application software for use with the simulation software.The power plant simulation system can be used as an engineering simulator for control system application testing and as a training simulator for the operators even before the real plant is operational.On an operational plant the simulator can be used for practicing rare or abnormal operating conditions as a part of continuous development of operator's capabilities. A trainer can generate simulated process disturbances or malfunctions through a trainer-interface.The results in this paper are derived from two simulator projects, which were delivered based on this concept. Main use of one of the simulation systems is as a training simulator for a pulverized coal fired power plant unit. The other system was mainly used for dynamical FAT of the control system application on a similar PCF power plant unit.
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