In order to increase user efficiency and possibilities in the use of experimental data processing distributive system based on personal computers, the automated experimental data processing workstation are created. Basic principles including different kinds of users and their access attributes, operating regimes, the roll of the intelligent computer assistant, and software and hardware needed are analysed. Software includes knowledge base, data base, Al system building tools, intelligent system applications, general programs and other service and teaching programs. 7 refs.; 4 figs.