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Primer for Chemical Engineers in Control Engineering

Posted in Process Optimization on Friday, March 3rd, 2017. One comment so far
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Any newly-minted Chemical Engineer will tell you that there remains a large learning curve when entering the process industries, especially if their focus is around controlling the process. Often these new ChemEs have never had classes in process dynamics. In a great Chemical Engineering article, Control Engineering for Chemical Engineers, Emerson’s Lou Heavner shares his […]

Simplify PID Tuning to Meet Process Objectives Webinar

Posted in Education, Process Optimization on Thursday, January 10th, 2013. No comments yet
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Today must be the day to make you aware of January 16 webinars. I have another one to share with you, Simplify PID Tuning to Meet Process Objectives, by Control Talk blog’s Greg McMillan. The webinar is scheduled for 12:30-1:30pm EST (9:30-10:30am PST) on Jan 16. You can register here. This is one of several […]

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 […]

Pre-Engineered Advanced Process Control

Posted in Process Optimization on Wednesday, August 24th, 2011. No comments yet
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Process manufacturers across many world areas continually look for ways to improve energy usage, operational efficiency, and quality with the limited resources they have to execute these improvement projects. In a recent Hydrocarbon Processing magazine article, Pre-engineered solutions drive down advanced control costs, Emerson’s Pete Sharpe and Gary Hawkins describe how these improvement projects can […]

Energy Efficiency Process Improvements

Posted in Energy, Process Optimization on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011. One comment so far
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A quick look at the headlines shows energy prices continuing their high levels. For most process manufacturers, energy is one of the highest operating expenses. I was in meetings last week with several of the industry consultants highlighted on this blog including James Beall, Pete Sharpe, and Bob Sabin. I went back through the posts […]