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Wireless Multi-Rate Model Predictive Control

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Monday, January 22nd, 2018. No comments yet
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Communications networks have become pervasive at many levels in control system architectures. As wireless networks and the Industrial Internet of Things become more common, the complexity and security requirements for these networks grows. Emerson’s Felipe Fakir shared a new book on these communication networks with me. He co-authored one of the chapter. The book, Networked […]

Installing a WirelessHART Device Remote Antenna

Posted in Wireless on Friday, January 19th, 2018. No comments yet
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Let’s end the week with another great “how to” style video, How to Install a WirelessHART Remote Antenna. Remote antennas can be used with wireless devices and gateways to get out of the way of obstructions which may block the wireless signal from forming a mesh network with other devices in the area. Ideally, these […]

Adding Wireless Level Switches for Storage Tank Overfill Prevention

Posted in Level, Safety on Monday, January 15th, 2018. One comment so far
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Storage tanks holding volatile fluids must have reliable level measurements to avoid unsafe overfill conditions. A Control Engineering Asia article, Wireless vibrating fork technology enables Hengyang Petrochemical to implement cost-effective overfill prevention solution, describes how this petrochemical producer sought to reduce the risk of overfill conditions. The plant had existing non-contacting radar level measurement devices […]

4 Steps in Improving Operational Performance with Wireless Instrumentation

Posted in Wireless on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017. One comment so far
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Standards-based wireless instrumentation for the process industries recently hit its 10-year anniversary. These devices are being used to fill in measurement gaps to improve safety, reliability and efficiency. In a Plant Engineering article, Implementing wireless process sensing, Emerson’s Brian Joe outlines 4 steps in justifying and installing a wireless sensing network. Brian opens describing the […]

Monitoring for Motor Reliability and Energy Efficiency with Wireless Power Meters

Posted in Energy, Wireless on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017. One comment so far
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Equipment monitoring plays a large role in a manufacturer’s reliability program. The health of this equipment can also affect energy consumption levels. For motor-driven pumps, fans, compressors, etc., monitoring the electrical energy usage provides an additional indication of equipment health beyond vibration, temperature and other traditional measurements. Emerson’s Matt Austin shared with me a new, […]