Posts Tagged ‘control loop performance’

Educational Resource for Tuning and Control Loop Performance

Posted in Education, Process Optimization on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014. One comment so far
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Process automation hall of fame member Greg McMillan has nearly completed an updated version of the book, Tuning and Control Loop Performance: A Practitioner’s Guide. It had last been updated back in 1994. You may be familiar with Greg through his blog posts on the Control Talk and ISA Interchange blogs. He shared with me […]

Lambda Control-Loop Tuning Essentials with James Beall

Posted in Control Strategies, Education, Event on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014. No comments yet
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Chris Womack here again with another guest post. Having trouble with an oscillating integrating process? Have too much variability in a self-regulated process? Need a refresher about the essentials of Lambda (λ) tuning? Then check out James Beall‘s workshop at the Jan. 21–23 Texas A&M University 2014 Instrumentation Symposium. James was kind enough to give […]

A Process Control Wisdom Program Scheduling Note

Posted in Communities, Process Optimization on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012. No comments yet
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For those that have followed Greg McMillan or come upon his posts over at the ModelingAndControl.com blog, I wanted to share that he’s moving his process optimization wisdom over to the ControlGlobal.com Control Talk blog. In his ModelingAndControl.com post, Different but the Same, he writes: I chose the Control magazine for my new home to […]

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True Process Variability Costs, Causes and Cures

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Variability Management on Tuesday, August 16th, 2011. No comments yet
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While we focus heavily on technical process automation-related subjects here on the blog, financial-related ones are critically important. I mention this because Emerson’s Doug White will be presenting Making Operations Predictable Through Automation: The True Cost, Causes and Cures of Process Variability at this year’s Emerson Exchange event, October 24-28 in Nashville, TN. Doug shared […]

Control Loop Performance Primer – An Online Seminar

Posted in Education, Process Optimization on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010. No comments yet
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Update and bump: Here’s the Control Loop Performance Primer recorded video presentation (527Mb .wmv download file): Viewing this content requires Silverlight. You can download Silverlight from http://www.silverlight.net/getstarted/silverlight3. Here are the presentation slides (.ppt download): Process Control Improvement Primer – Greg McMillan Deminar View more presentations from Jim Cahill. Original post: After tackling some of the […]