Posts Tagged ‘control strategy’

Process Simulation to Test Compressor Anti-Surge Control Strategy

Posted in Simulation on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013. No comments yet
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Some of our most consistently popular posts here at Emerson Process Experts center on anti-surge control for centrifugal compressors. I had the opportunity to catch up with Emerson’s Ashish Patki when he was in town last month. Ashish shared a story where a national oil company was setting up an oil & gas processing facility […]

ISA pH Control Solutions Web Seminar by Greg McMillan

Posted in Education on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011. 2 comments so far
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This Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 2-3:30pm EST (19:00-20:30 UTC), ModelingAndControl.com’s Greg McMillan will be a pH Control Solutions web seminar. Greg is also the author of the book, Advanced pH Measurement and Control, 3rd Edition. Here’s the seminar abstract: This seminar covers the root causes of poor performance in pH control systems. The source […]

Applying Feedforward Control Successfully

Posted in Control Strategies, Process Optimization on Friday, April 8th, 2011. No comments yet
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If feedforward control is not part of nor been successfully applied as part of your overall process control strategy, you may want to give Modeling and Control blog’s Greg McMillan‘s recent article a read. The Intech magazine article, Feedforward control enables flexible, sustainable manufacturing, offers the reasons why, the benefits and pitfalls, common opportunities that […]

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Do You Know Your Manual Valve’s Position?

Posted in Final Control Element, Wireless on Wednesday, February 24th, 2010. No comments yet
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I don’t want to admit how long I’ve know Emerson’s Kurtis Jensen, but it does goes back to the pre-Emerson days at Fisher Controls. Kurtis is an instrument product manager for the Fisher Valve and Valve Automation businesses. He’s penned a great article for Valve magazine, A Bright Future for Wireless Technology. He encapsulates his […]

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Control Response Period for Foundation Fieldbus Control-in-the-Field Loops

Posted in Control Strategies, Foundation Fieldbus on Thursday, September 10th, 2009. No comments yet
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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 runs the control logic for the loop, instead of this being done in […]

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