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As the electrical work environment becomes more hazardous, the need for arc flash, electrical transient, and electrical shock protection increases. Standards are cited and advice follows for ways to lower risk.
In a posted comment and question to a prior blog posting, "Revised ISA88 Part 5 definitions," Rick Slaugenhaupt raises some good points about Resource manager implementation. Here's more information to discuss and try to clarify.
Most visited Control Engineering articles during March 2011 included 9 tips for better industrial SCADA communications, help for DCS operating displays designs, alarm rationalization, and cataloging loop drawings, among other...