Scott Hayes, PE, Maverick Technologies Tuesday 09.27.2016

Creating SIF validation procedures

Implementing safety system validation as part of the safety lifecycle is defined by IEC 61511 and ANSI/ISA-S84.01. Here’s how it’s done.

Chris Vavra Monday 09.26.2016

Top 5 Control Engineering articles September 19-25: Level instruments, piezoelectric measuring, PID control, more

Articles about level instruments for applications, piezoelectric measuring, PID control and loop tuning fundamentals, motor efficiency standards, and process co... read more

Frank Lamb, Automation Primer Sunday 09.25.2016

Health and safety checks for engineering, manufacturing

Health and safety checks in engineering and manufacturing workplaces are paramount and companies should be aware of potential hazards. Three of the biggest conc... read more

Chris Hardy, Cross Company Saturday 09.24.2016

Advice on implementing and controlling VFDs for large boiler motors

Variable frequency drives (VFDs) have become ubiquitous in manufacturing, and there are many aspects to consider when implementing and controlling them for larg... read more

Joe Martin Friday 09.23.2016

System Integration case studies Webcast: Questions answered

More answers about system integration case studies, the topic of a Sept. 22 Webcast, are provided by the speaker. Topics include risks, design standards, and co... read more

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