Posts Tagged ‘ISA Automation Week’

Educational Reactor Measurement and Control Book

Posted in Services, Consulting & Training on Monday, September 8th, 2014. One comment so far
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Last week I highlighted an updated book for process control engineers, Tuning and Control Loop Performance, by Greg McMillan. It’s amazing how prolific Greg is, even in his “retirement” over these past several years. I can only aspire to be so active when my golden years arrive! I mention this because Greg has another book […]

Field Device Integration for Smart Field Devices

Posted in Asset Management on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014. 3 comments so far
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Smart field devices based on HART, Foundation fieldbus, and Profibus had standards-based files to integrate them with control and asset management systems. The file types, EDD and DTM were not compatible with one another causing process manufacturers and automation suppliers to grapple with both. Field Device Integration (FDI) provides a common approach for managing information […]

ISA Automation Week-Monitoring Essential Assets

Posted in Asset Management on Monday, September 24th, 2012. One comment so far
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ISA Automation Week is happening this week in Orlando, Florida. If you’re there, you may want to see Emerson’s Nikki Bishop‘s presentation, Essential Asset Monitoring: The Gateway to Improved Process Reliability. She’ll be presenting on Wednesday at 3:15 to 4:45pm in the Asset Performance 1 track. Here’s the abstract from the presentation: Traditionally, process plants […]

Terry Blevins and Mark Nixon Honored as ISA Fellows

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Services, Consulting & Training on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012. One comment so far
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If you ask many of the people around Emerson whose service with the company is measured in decades, the most likely response you’ll hear is that “it’s the people”. I’m based in Austin, Texas and am surrounded by many of the DeltaV technologists, industry experts, and other people we feature in many of these blog […]

Embedded Advanced Control Innovations Lead to ISA Fellow Recognition

Posted in Industrial Energy & Onsite Utilities, Power Generation on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012. 2 comments so far
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If you’re going to ISA Automation Week September 24-27, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, make sure to say hi to one of ISA’s newest Fellows, Emerson’s Jeffery Williams. Jeff is being honored for his contributions in the development of embedded advanced control for use on large fossil fuel-fired boilers in power plants. These advanced controls optimize […]