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101 Tips to Accelerate Your Process Automation Knowledge

Posted in Education on Friday, February 15th, 2013. No comments yet
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Over the past several months, process automation hall-of-fame member Greg McMillan has been sharing tips from his 101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career book. These tips appear as weekly blog posts over at the ISA Interchange blog. Today’s post, Tip #19: Always Run Spare Wires and Plan for Expansion, stresses the need to plan […]

Need Tips on Having a Successful Automation Career?

Posted in Education on Thursday, September 13th, 2012. No comments yet
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There is another great book coming out for automation professionals. Just in time for the 2012 ISA Automation Week conference, Control Talk and ISA Interchange blog’s Greg McMillan along with Hunter Vegas have written 101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career. In the preface, Greg and Hunter highlight the genesis for the book [hyperlink added]: […]

A Process Control Wisdom Program Scheduling Note

Posted in Communities, Process Optimization on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012. No comments yet
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For those that have followed Greg McMillan or come upon his posts over at the blog, I wanted to share that he’s moving his process optimization wisdom over to the Control Talk blog. In his post, Different but the Same, he writes: I chose the Control magazine for my new home to […]

Four Paths to Sharpen Your Process Optimization Skills

Posted in Education, Process Optimization on Monday, January 17th, 2011. No comments yet
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Those familiar with American football have heard the idea that the game can be simplified down to the basics of “blocking and tackling“. Fundamentally, the team that executes these two skills the best will likely win the game. So what does this have to do with process automation? For plant engineers, how well their plant […]

Control Loop Foundation Learning Website

Posted in Education, Process Optimization on Monday, November 15th, 2010. No comments yet
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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 control in subjects such as: …measurements, on-line analyzers, final […]