In my automation-related blogs RSS feed, I discovered a Foundation Fieldbus blog post, Good Article on Benefits of Control in the Field. The Fieldbus Foundation (FF)'s Larry O'Brien points to an article, Control-in-the-field provides control & reliability written...
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Foundation Fieldbus India Presentations
I received a note from Emerson's Jonas Berge of a recent Foundation fieldbus (FF) General Assembly meeting in Mumbai, India. It was their largest gathering of process automation professionals to date. Jonas shared with me that India has an ever-increasing process...
Operational Gains with Foundation Fieldbus
Emerson's Jonas Berge alerted me to a series of Asia Pacific region seminars on Foundation fieldbus. The Singapore Fieldbus Foundation site has links to the presentations given for the seminars held in Malaysia, Taiwan, and one in Singapore for the water/waste water...
The Case for Control in the Field-based Control
John Rezabek closes his ControlGlobal.com Surprise! Field-Based Control Beats DCS article with the thought: The SP50 committee set out years ago to define and specify a robust, vendor-independent controls suite exploiting the intelligence of microprocessor-based field...
Dispelling a Rules of Thumb in Foundation Fieldbus Segment Sampling Rate
On the Fieldbus Foundation Forums is a recent post, Macrocycle for control in the controller. The post begins: I have seen many posts about scheduling and macrocycle calculation for control-in-the-field (CIF). I have some doubts about control-in-the-controller (CIC)...
Control Response Period for Foundation Fieldbus Control-in-the-Field Loops
A great question came in the Process Automation Usability Project forum asking why there is not more control in the field being done. If you're unfamiliar with the term, it's where a Foundation fieldbus (FF) transmitter, digital valve controller, or other instrument...
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