Posts Tagged ‘SEEDS’

Developing High-Level Operator Skills Prior to Startup

Posted in Project Services, Simulation on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016. No comments yet
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For those that follow the various forms of auto racing, you know that the skills of the drivers typically separate overall race results, even when the racecars are nearly identical in performance. And so it is with experienced, high-level operators in process manufacturing and production facilities. Emerson’s Ronnie Bains shared a recent eptq article, Operator […]

Develop, Test and Train for Lower Risk Projects

Posted in Life Sciences, Project Services on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015. 2 comments so far
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One way to improve the probability for a successful process automation project is to include dynamic simulation during the design phases to help with configuring the control system, testing before commissioning the system and training the operators before the process goes live. In an earlier post, Building Competency through Operator Training Systems, we highlighted the […]

Refinery Goals to Improve Operator Effectiveness Achieved

Posted in Operator Performance, Refining on Friday, June 13th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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Coming out of our recent global consultant meeting here in Austin, I heard a great story from Emerson’s Glyn Westlake about a Spanish refinery that wanted to provide their operators with an identical and realistic environment to learn and gain familiarity with both the process and the installed control system for two new units at […]