Posts Tagged ‘antisurge control’

Entrained Gas Performance, Level and Interface Measurement, and Compressor Antisurge Valves

Posted in Final Control Element, Measurement on Tuesday, July 19th, 2011. No comments yet
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Recent YouTube video email notifications are letting me know that the Emerson Process Management divisions are using this visual medium to share unique capabilities in their products. I’ll highlight three examples from the Micro Motion Coriolis flow and density measurement brand, Rosemount measurement brand, and Fisher valve brand. The first one from the MicroMotionVideos channel […]

PID Control of Runaway Processes – Greg McMillan Deminar

Posted in Education, Process Optimization on Wednesday, August 25th, 2010. No comments yet
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Update and bump: Here’s the recorded video and download file (511Mb): Viewing this content requires Silverlight. You can download Silverlight from Here’s the associated presentation and download link: PID Control of Runaway Processes – Greg McMillan Deminar View more presentations from Jim Cahill. Original post:‘s Greg McMillan will be conducting his 8th demo/seminar […]

Surge Control Considerations in Centrifugal Compressors

Posted in Energy on Tuesday, April 13th, 2010. 16 comments so far
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Any process manufacturer that has centrifugal compressors knows about a condition known as surge. Emerson’s Pete Sharpe described it to me: Surge is a condition that occurs on compressors when the amount of gas they are trying to compress is insufficient for the speed of the compressor and the turbine blades lose their forward thrust, […]

Practical Ways to Save Energy in Your Plant

Posted in Chemical, Energy on Friday, January 15th, 2010. No comments yet
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A recent Wall Street Journal article, U.S. Expects Steady Climb in Energy Prices opens: Energy prices are undergoing a long, slow march higher as major economies shake off the effects of last year’s recession, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Tuesday in its monthly outlook. This outlook has many process manufacturers in energy-intensive industries again […]

Understanding Surge Control for Centrifugal and Axial Compressors

Posted in Education on Thursday, January 3rd, 2008. No comments yet
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Before the holidays, ModelingAndControl.comControl Talk blog’s Greg McMillan had another set of eBooks, Centrifugal and Axial Compressor Control Student Text and Instructor’s Guide. These books were originally published in 1983 and the copyrights were returned to Greg. As described in the “About the Book” section, the text is geared for instrumentation and process control design […]