Wednesday February 6, 2013
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Dynamic simulation predicts steam consumption in unpredictable paper mill application
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Langerbrugge mill used simulation analysis to make sure the boiler and steam system could remain stable even during the biggest disruption: a turbine trip. Read More

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Virtualization on the plant floor
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While IT networks already use virtualization extensively, its benefits are moving into industrial networks. Five diverse viewpoints on its advantages and implementation are offered. Read More

Hydroelectric utility has to control with the flow
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Located in an environmentally sensitive area, Box Canyon Dam has to deliver power while remaining invisible to the surrounding community. This means trying to control output around changes in water... Read More

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Converging automation standards
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Competing standards and protocols often cover the same ground but are not compatible, to the dismay of end users. Sometimes they can be brought together to benefit vendors and users.Read More

PLC vs. PAC
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These technologies continue to evolve, making differences harder to distinguish. Here are some thoughts on what does what, and how to choose between a PLC and a PAC for your next application.Read More

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Assembling a startup team for success
Assembling a startup team for success

Most traditional startup teams are comprised of process engineers, controls engineers,... Read More

Integrating third-party systems with a DCS
Integrating third-party systems with a DCS

Several considerations need to be made when interfacing a distributed control system (DCS) to a... Read More

Managing CIP connections
Managing CIP connections

Properly managing your control system CIP connections can help avoid confusion and other... Read More

Using programming standards to navigate your process
Using programming standards to navigate your process

A definite set of programming and HMI standards can alleviate the burden of navigating your... Read More

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