Aurora mitigation status and lack of industry credible response
The electric industry still has done very little other than paper studies to address the Aurora mitigation. DOD is working with two utilities to demonstrate the use of the Aurora hardware mitigation devices. The first utility has provided DOD with several dozen event reports to date. The data shows ...
Batch Optimization Recommendations Tips
Batch processes pose particular challenges for closed loop control and optimization due to inherent process nonlinearity and non-self-regulation. At the same time there is a greater potential for increasing capacity in batch than in continuous processes. Solutions need to address the interrelationsh...
Foundation Fieldbus Chipset Migration
The Fieldbus Foundation recently distributed a "Hot off the Wire" Press Release to inform everyone that one of the manufacturers of an approved chip set on which the FF Stack is built is to be discontinued in March 2015. What this means for manufacturers that rely on the Yamaha chip is that they wil...
What to Expect from Automation Fair 2014
Are you attending Automation Fair Automation Fair? 2014? Watch this video and learn what you can expect to learn at this year''s event.
Prevent Tank Farm Overfill Hazards
Catastrophic Incidents Have Led to Useful Rules for Systems That Help Avoid Them
Standardization Reigns in Automation Safety
Our First 25 Years Have Seen Arcane Systems Evolve into a Highly Standardized and Tightly Regulated Discipline
What Is the Proper Role of Automation?
Automated System Can Lead to More and More Complexity and Confusion. Until the Instruments, Automation and Controls get Extremely Reliable, We''ll Still Need to Keep Humans in the Loop
Wonderware Historian can easily be integrated to your HMIs so that within a few minutes, you can be collecting data, not throwing information away.