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Diagnosing faults in engineering models
Diagnosing faults in engineering models

Effective model-based control strategy depends on creating an accurate model of the process. Without this most basic capability, the process will not run properly. So when faults arise, it is important to determine if they are actual operational problems or an incorrect modeling assumption. This overview describes a... Read More

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Process safety: Managing process safety with flexible IO
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Industrial organizations are paying closer attention to safety applications for a variety of reasons, including strict industry regulations and widespread reports of safety incidents around the... Read More

Electrical safety from the ground up
Electrical safety from the ground up

Risks associated with shock and electrocutions from inadvertent contact with energized parts have long been recognized as a threat to electrical workers. In recent years, OSHA and industry... Read More

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Debunking the myths around arc flash safety, prevention
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According to the Electrical Safety Foundation, Int'l, 2,000 workers each year are admitted to burn centers for treatment of severe arc flash burns. While the threat of shock and electrocution from... Read More

Ten safety valve tips to protect employees, facility, profits
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When things go wrong, safety valves have only one function—to protect your people, plant and profits. When safety is at stake it’s vital not only to have the best equipment but make sure it is... Read More

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Machine Safety: Safety and security combined
Machine Safety: Safety and security combined

Some recent reports say cyber attacks have grown by 600 percent since 2010 costing industry... Read More

Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line
Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line

The "yellow line" in manufacturing has been around for a very long time. But, a... Read More

Machine Safety: Which takes precedence, a Type-B or a Type-C safety standard?
Machine Safety: Which takes precedence, a Type-B or a Type-C safety standard?

In the hierarchy of Type A, B, and C safety standards, doesn’t a Type B safety standard take... Read More

Machine Safety and safety maturity: Are you safe without injuries?
Machine Safety and safety maturity: Are you safe without injuries?

According to the International Labor Organization, every 15 seconds approximately 160 workers have... Read More

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