Posts Tagged ‘NAMUR’

Intelligent Field Device Diagnostic Alarm Management

Posted in Asset Management, Control & Safety Systems on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013. One comment so far
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In an earlier post, Plant Alarm Management and Analysis, we highlighted the importance of managing plant alarms and the 2009 ratified alarm management standard, ANSI/ISA 18.2. Emerson’s Jonas Berge added a comment that I wanted to share with everyone in a separate blog post [some hyperlinks added]. Another important aspect of alarm management, apart from […]

Using the FF-912 Diagnostics Specification to Improve Daily Maintenance Routines

Posted in Asset Management on Friday, May 24th, 2013. One comment so far
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Happy Friday—it’s Chris Womack with another guest post, this time about new device diagnostics standards and how they’re changing daily plant maintenance, including turnaround planning. Back in March, your regular blog host Jim Cahill wrote about how the Fieldbus Foundation incorporated the NAMUR end-user association’s new recommendations for device diagnostic functions and status reports, known […]

Adopting Smart Instrumentation Diagnostic Operator Alert Standard

Posted in Control & Safety Systems on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013. One comment so far
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The Fieldbus Foundation has been collaborating with the international process industry end-user association, NAMUR, to adopt the NAMUR NE-107 standard as part of the Fieldbus Foundation’s Diagnostics Profile Specification (FF-912). The purpose of this NE-107 standard is to make use of diagnosis from intelligent field devices to support operators to take appropriate actions as required. […]

The Story behind Wireless Device Closed PID Loop Control

Posted in Industrial IoT, Services, Consulting & Training on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012. One comment so far
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Emerson’s Terry Blevins has a series of posts going on the subject of control with IEC 62591 wireless field devices. Posts to date include: Control Using Wireless Devices – Part 1 Control Using Wireless Devices – Namur’s Interest Control Using Wireless Devices – The Challenge Control Using Wireless Devices – The Solution Part 1 […]

User Requirements in the IEC 62591 WirelessHART Standard

Posted in Industrial IoT, Technologies on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012. 2 comments so far
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The NAMUR organization is an international user association of automation technology in the process industries. They are involved in setting user requirements for many areas of process automation including: measurement systems process analytics process control systems communications systems operations management operational logistics systems electrical engineering I mention this as background for an Industrial Automation Asia […]