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5 Questions for Operational Certainty Consultant Kendall Beushausen

Posted in Operational Certainty Consulting Podcasts on Monday, November 11th, 2019. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Kendall Beushausen joins our continuing podcast series, 5 Questions for an Emerson Expert. As an Operational Certainty consultant, Kendall works with clients to help improve reliability through the application of the latest technologies and improved work processes in process management, maintenance and reliability through the application of artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics. […]

Optimizing Energy Consumption and Overall Reliability

Posted in Chemical, Process Optimization on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019. No comments yet
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I heard a great story from Emerson’s Sam Thiara of a polymer producer in the Middle East region that was looking to improve energy efficiency across the facility’s steam system. They wanted to reduce energy costs and their carbon footprint, while also improving the stability and reliability of the process. The plant staff worked with […]

State-based Control Case Study at AFPM Summit

Posted in Process Optimization on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019. No comments yet
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At the 2019 AFPM Operations & Technology Summit, Emerson’s Dustin Beebe teamed with a professional with a global chemical producer. Their presentation was case study was on applying state-based control on one of their production processes. Procedural automation addresses the various states in which a continuous process resides. Some examples include startup, upset recovery, planned […]

Cloud-based Air Separation Plant Monitoring

Posted in Process Optimization, Refining on Monday, October 14th, 2019. No comments yet
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At the AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit, Emerson’s Pete Sharpe teamed with an air separation plant company leader on a presentation, Bringing Smart Manufacturing to the Masses. Here’s their abstract: The Smart Manufacturing Institute has won a $70M grant from the Department of Energy to build a prototype of the Smart Manufacturing (SM) Platform […]

Case Study in Carbon Black Process Optimization

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Process Optimization on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Dr. Tiffany Tang presented Novel Idea of Model Predictive Control on Fast Process! First Application at the 2019 Emerson Exchange conference. Here is Tiffany’s abstract: Carbon black formation reaction is a fast process in the order of seconds. An application of model predictive control (MPC) on such a fast process was recommended. MPC was […]