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Understanding SIS industry standards
Understanding SIS industry standards

Safety instrumented system (SIS) applications grew primarily out of the oil and gas industries, where they are used to mitigate safety hazards related to many dangerous feedstocks, products, and processes. When applied appropriately, the fundamental concepts of SIS applications are integrated within the total... Read More

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PID math demystified, part 2
PID math demystified, part 2

Last week we started with proportional. (Read Part 1) Now let’s look at the next part of the equation, the integral component: The most striking (and scariest) part of this equation is the... Read More

Control strategy for stabilizing the world's largest semi-submersible heavy transport vessel
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Dockwise, a global leader in the transport and offshore installation of extremely large and heavy structures, has selected Emerson Process Management to supply the control systems that help maintain... Read More

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Control platform provider helps integrate subsea and topside automation platform
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Honeywell has now integrated and certified the FMC722 subsea automation protocol with its Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS) C300 controller as a native interface. A global provider of... Read More

Process control communications: end user event in Houston
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The HART Communication Foundation  will host a free one-day event for end users on June 27 (8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.) at the Marriott Westchase hotel in Houston, Texas. The... Read More

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Enterprise batch records and enterprise manufacturing intelligence
Enterprise batch records and enterprise manufacturing intelligence

In past blog posts where I’ve talked about enterprise batch records, I’ve also mentioned the... Read More

Program development: How to simplify a complex system
Program development: How to simplify a complex system

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." - Albert... Read More

Converting control systems: Take the time to improve control strategy
Converting control systems: Take the time to improve control strategy

One of the most frustrating expressions I see in scope documents is, “Convert the existing control... Read More

Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals
Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals

Operator training simulators (OTSs) can be a major asset to a large plant or refinery. However,... Read More

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