Posts Tagged ‘lambda tuning’

Award-Winning Article on Tips for Control Loop Performance

Posted in Process Optimization on Friday, October 20th, 2017. No comments yet
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A few weeks ago, I recapped an article by Emerson’s Mark Coughran, Know when to look outside the PID tuning. It turns out that this article was not only filled with the wisdom that Mark has accumulated over the many years as a process control & optimization consultant. It was also award-winning. The International Society […]

Improving Coalescer, Separator and Reactor Control Performance

Posted in Process Optimization on Friday, February 24th, 2017. No comments yet
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In adhesive production processes, coalescers and separators are used to accelerate the separation of immiscible liquid (completely insoluble) dispersions. I learned about this from Emerson’s Sudhir Jain and Mark Coughran, who shared a recent visit they made with an adhesives producer to address the control performance challenges they faced. They were seeking consulting help to […]

With a Little Help from Your Global Peer-to-Peer Community

Posted in Process Optimization on Friday, January 29th, 2016. No comments yet
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Social networks have made peer-to-peer knowledge sharing easier and more accessible than ever. Given the challenge of running process manufacturing and production facilities safely, reliably and efficiently, this ability to tap into others’ expertise is critical. A great example of where this knowledge sharing occurs is in the Emerson Exchange 365 community. For example, in […]

Solving Pressure Control Loop Problems

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Variability Management on Monday, October 19th, 2015. 2 comments so far
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It was great having the weekend to rest and recover from a breathless pace at last week’s Emerson Exchange conference. There were so many workshops to see, but with more than 350 from which to choose, I couldn’t make them all. Over the next several weeks, I’ll recap some of the ones I missed. Let’s […]

Loop Tuning Expertise in Your Pocket

Posted in Education, Process Optimization, Support Services on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015. No comments yet
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Some of the more popular posts here on the blog involve loop tuning. Our Process Optimization category is filled with more than 150 posts featuring the wisdom of many experienced practitioners. One extremely proficient practitioner and prolific author, Greg McMillan has an updated work on loop tuning, Good Tuning: A Pocket Guide, 4th edition (ISA […]