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Scalable Approaches to Refinery Digitalization

Posted in Digital Transformation, Refining on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019. No comments yet
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Refineries are not the first to jump on new technology trends given their need for stable and predictable operations for such a complex process. But as technology continues to advance, scalable ways to try, prove and grow solutions that create value are possible. In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, An evolving approach to digitalization, Emerson’s Tonya […]

Certifying Coriolis Meter Accuracy

Posted in Flow on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019. No comments yet
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While the Emerson Exchange 365 global user community has a very vibrant forum for DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) users, there is also some great knowledge sharing happening in many of the other areas such as the Measurement Instrumentation, Valves, Actuators & Regulators, and other discussion forums in the Control & Safety Systems groups to […]

Improving Performance with Flowmeter Diagnostics

Posted in Flow on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019. No comments yet
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What is the perfect flowmeter? Emerson’s Tonya Wyatt references an earlier Flow Control magazine article, to open her article, Flowmeter Diagnostics Optimize Production in Process Plants. It: …never drifts or wears. It never needs zeroing. It measures in mass units. It is immune to the effects of changing fluid properties and fluid dynamics, density, viscosity, […]

Multipoint Piecewise Linearization for Coriolis Flow Meters

Posted in Flow on Thursday, May 10th, 2018. One comment so far
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Yesterday, we looked at calibration of Coriolis mass flow meters in natural gas applications and mentioned piecewise linearization (PWL), but did not delve into it. Let’s do with today’s post. I found a presentation by Emerson’s Tonya Wyatt, Fine Tuning Coriolis Flow Meter Calibrations Utilizing Piece-Wise Linearization. The PWL calibration method basically looks at the […]

Optimizing Safety Instrumented System Proof Testing

Posted in Safety on Monday, May 8th, 2017. No comments yet
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If you are new to the world of process safety, you quickly learn that it has its own jargon with phrases such as safety instrumented functions, proof test intervals, PDFavg, etc. A Flow Control magazine article, Ensuring safety compliance with optimized proof testing, written by Emerson’s Afton Coleman, Erik Mathiason and Tonya Wyatt does a […]