Links, books, resources

I’ll be maintaining here a list of resources on HMI design, supervisory control, protocols, etc. Suggestions are welcome.

Books on HMI design:

  • The High Performance HMI Handbook – Bill Hollifield –  ISBN-10: 0977896919

The best book on how to design an HMI. Albeit focused on the process control industry, the concepts can be applied to power systems HMI’s. Available at Amazon (book) and Barnes & Noble (book and ebook).

  • Machine, Meet Human: Designing a Useful Interface – Nathaniel O’Shaughnessey – ISBN-10: 1456468480
  • Effective Operator Display Design: Asm Consortium Guideline – ASM Consortium – ISBN-10: 1440431647

Books on protocols, SCADA:

  • Practical Modern SCADA Protocols: DNP3, 60870.5 and Related Systems – Gordon Clarke, Deon Reynders – ISBN-10: 0750657995
  • SCADA para Subestación de Transmisión de Energía Eléctrica: Control Supervisor y Adquisición de Datos (SCADA) para Subestación de Transmisión de Energía Eléctrica (Spanish Edition) – Carlos Orlando Omaña Pérez, Heissen Ermir Mojica Velasco – ISBN-10: 3846576131
  • The Alarm Management Handbook – Bill Hollifield, Eddie Habibi – ISBN-10: 0977896927

Links about protocol documentation:

Useful links on HMI design:

Generic computer usability sites:

Open source protocol implementations:

Vendor sites:


Ricardo Olsen in-2c-14px, MEng. ::

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