Thursday, July 3, 2014
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Tuning PID control loops for fast response
Tuning PID control loops for fast response

When choosing a tuning strategy for a specific control loop, it is important to match the technique to the needs of that loop and the larger process. It is also important to have more than one approach in your repertoire, and the Cohen-Coon method can be a handy addition in the right situation.Read More

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U.S. public utility suffers a compromise
U.S. public utility suffers a compromise

The unidentified utility was vulnerable to a brute-force cyber security attack, where hackers try different combinations of passwords until they find the right one.Read More

DCS migration: Batch or S88 style application?
DCS migration: Batch or S88 style application?

Deciding between a dedicated batch application and building an S88 style application really comes down to the level of sophistication required to make the system user-friendly and supportable by the... Read More

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Single loop controllers receive enhancement
Single loop controllers receive enhancement

Yokogawa has enhanced its YS1000 series single loop controller with an enhanced LCD screen and the ability to replace the LCD screen while online. Courtesy: YokogawaRead More

Safety system for PLC, operator interface, and third party control systems
Safety system for PLC, operator interface, and third party control systems

ABB's High Integrity (HI) safety system is designed for use with any ABB or 3rd party control system, PLC or operator interface where deep integration with the process control system is not required.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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