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Understanding optimizers
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Optimization can mean different things to different people, so for purposes of this discussion we will concentrate on applying linear programming (LP) techniques, either online or offline, to determine the minimum cost solution, and therefore highest profitability for a set of targets or setpoints to drive a process.... Read More

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Penny wise and pound foolish
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I’ve just finished helping support a project startup that has gone rather well in spite of some decisions to save cost at the start. I continue to be amazed time and time again that companies... Read More

New managed cyber security service offering launched for protecting industrial control system environments
New managed cyber security service offering launched for protecting industrial control system environments

Siemens Industry is rolling out its new Managed Security Service in the U.S., aimed at providing continuous protection to production environments. The offering includes assessment of security... Read More

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Industrial control systems cyber security certification exam now available
Industrial control systems cyber security certification exam now available

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), a leading provider of cyber security certifications, announced today the release of the new Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)... Read More

Swedish refinery to be upgraded
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Preem AB selected Honeywell to modernize the Preemraf Lysekil refinery with Honeywell’s Enhanced High Performance Manager (EHPM) industrial process controllers. The project should... Read More

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Avoid the pitfalls of ‘reuse’ on your automation project
Avoid the pitfalls of ‘reuse’ on your automation project

The term “reuse” is currently en vogue in automation. It refers to taking past work—code, process... Read More

Identifying power quality issues
Identifying power quality issues

Do you have production losses or shutdowns in your plant attributed to the automation system? Do... Read More

Four advantages of state-based control
Four advantages of state-based control

While state-based control (sequential function logic) generally presents significantly more work,... Read More

Implementing a simulation network
Implementing a simulation network

It is a common understanding that manufacturing is one of the most important applications of... Read More

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