Use of computer technology greatly simplifies and improves the operation of cathodic protection systems. On-line control, remote operation, automatic alarm functions, data logging, etc. are functions
often required in newer impressed current system specifications. This paper focuses on a new, user-friendly, Windows-based cathodic protection software system. The system enables operation of an unlimited number of adapted cathodic protection units, and utilizes
customized, object-oriented graphics with real-time process data automatically displayed on the computer screen.
Keywords: cathodic protection, computerized, automatic, on-line, impressed current, custom-made, alarm functions, data logging, pipeline, buried pipelines, signal transmission, communication.