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Category:Automation applications

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Automation has many practical applications in the real world. Topics in this category are intended to describe the real life implementation of various automation methods.


  • Automated highways - Automated highways, or "Smart Roads," are roads designed to facilitate driverless cars moving at high capacity.
  • Automatic generation control - or "AGC," is a system used to maintain the scheduled frequency of power flows by adjusting the mechanical power input to generators.
  • Automatic testing - a procedure for testing software that automates and formalizes a manual testing program already in place.
  • Office automation - the computer hardware and software that digitizes office work, such as file transfers, usually based around a Local Area Network, or LAN.