Greg McMillan’s presentation, Process Effects on Control explores how various process types affect objectives, tuning, and performance. Greg opened noting that control loops have many different objectives.
Uncovering the Problems Hiding in Your Control Loops
Sometimes the problems that limit production in some way are not readily apparent. I recently connected with Emerson's Mark Coughran about his new role in consulting with oil & gas producers on ways to optimize their production. He and other industry consultants...
Control Loop Foundation Learning Website
Emerson's Terry Blevins and Mark Nixon's new book, Control Loop Foundation - Batch and Continuous Processes was highlighted in an earlier post here on the blog. As I noted in the post, the intent of the book was to give automation professionals a foundation in process...
Process Control Fundamentals at Emerson Exchange
Wow, August already. For those around Emerson Process Management, it means the Emerson Exchange 2010 Technical Conference is rapidly approaching. This year it will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas on September 27 through October...
Olefin Plant Energy Saving Opportunities
I managed to get my hands on a great paper, Olefin Plant Energy Savings through Enhanced Automation, written by Emerson's Dr. Douglas C. White, whom you may recall from earlier posts. Doug is a principal consultant who leads the Process Improvement and Optimization...
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