Posted by prem sagar on 5 December, 2013 - 1:51 am24V ac power supply can be laid with control cables in same conduit.
24 v AC power supply can be laid with same conduit with control cables.
Posted by Ahmed on 5 December, 2013 - 1:00 amSerial link reliability
Can I use serial communication between DCS and ESD to take close valves or should i use hard wired communication. This loop has no SIL and isn't essential for compressor shutdown
Posted by Manas on 4 December, 2013 - 11:13 pmCentum Vp and VMware
How to create a virtual Centum Vp Engineering Station?
Posted by Rick Lareva on 4 December, 2013 - 12:55 pmPLC training
Looking for books or other references for PLC training.
Posted by Kazim on 4 December, 2013 - 10:01 amControl Valve Positioner Action & Travel Scale
Control Valve FF positioner (Masoneilan FVP-110) Action (Direct/Reverse) and travel scale range.
Posted by KHG on 3 December, 2013 - 2:15 pmEExed and EExde certification
EExed and EExde certification and hazardous area question
Posted by lmcpeek8 on 3 December, 2013 - 11:44 amWonderWare Upgrade Issues
Upgraded PC. WonderWare updated from 7.1 to 2012 R2 (10.6).
Posted by Mark Q Norman on 3 December, 2013 - 10:03 amEIPNET anybody used it?
This looks good but no examples.
Posted by Ala Zand on 3 December, 2013 - 6:33 amAllen Bradley DH+ network with RSLogix OPC server
Unable to read/write data from/to a A-B PLC 2/30 on DH+ network using RSLinx as OPC server
Posted by emelito on 3 December, 2013 - 4:59 amDWATT value
Can the sudden change of DWATT to negative value can cause a trip of a Gas Turbine generator?
Posted by Johan on 3 December, 2013 - 3:46 amBLDC speed range
How to increase maximum speed of a brushless DC motor?
Posted by FU on 2 December, 2013 - 11:41 pmComposer Not Connecting to Controller
Assist with connection issue between Harmony Composer and BRC300 Controller
Posted by abdi on 2 December, 2013 - 11:37 pmGoing to Premix Mode from Lean Mode
why premix not done in GE FRAME9
Posted by GE on 2 December, 2013 - 5:08 pmGE Application Experience - GEZ-3226BB
GEZ-3226BB - GE Application Experience
Posted by Lance on 2 December, 2013 - 2:44 pmwoodward controller 8290-190
idle stability control board
Posted by Mark Q Norman on 2 December, 2013 - 8:54 amEthernet/IP via HMI Advanced
Using HMI Advanced to test my Ethernet/IP device.
Posted by tsaii on 2 December, 2013 - 4:52 amCreating Passwords in Vijeo Designer Lite
How to create and use passwords in Vijeo Designer Lite
Posted by Mohsen on 2 December, 2013 - 12:56 amHRSG
What is the common range of approach temperature for an economizer in HRSG of a combined cycle plant?
Posted by Andalas University on 2 December, 2013 - 12:10 amjet pulse filter
application of bag filter with jet pulse filter system
Posted by Abudu kamal on 1 December, 2013 - 12:14 pmattainable isentropic efficiency for gas turbines
the quest to discover the attainable isentropic efficiencies of gas turbines in gas power plants would be very important in creating a guideline for gas power plant design
Posted by Santanu Das on 1 December, 2013 - 10:41 am3 Phase system (Electrical)
3 phase distribution transformer
Posted by Mikey on 30 November, 2013 - 10:50 amMB300 Upgrade
MB300 infrastructure upgrade options.
Posted by Peter Watson on 30 November, 2013 - 9:56 amEX d obstruction
Obstructions of flamepaths on ex d equipment. Do minimum distances apply to ex d spigot joints?
Posted by Volttan on 30 November, 2013 - 9:12 amKienzle ER3/2 ER3 ER112 Protocol
Kienzle ER3/2 ER3 ER112 Protocol
Posted by Paul on 29 November, 2013 - 9:39 amWatlow F4 not being detected
Watlow F4D will communicate with one computer but is not detected on another.
Posted by polar54 on 29 November, 2013 - 4:42 amUnity Pro dynamic array
use of unity PRO dynamic array allow
Posted by Arsalan on 28 November, 2013 - 2:22 amEx e certified enclosure with an intrinsically safe circuit
Exe or Ex ia enclosures. Both the certifications are unclear.
Posted by Sri Vignesh on 27 November, 2013 - 11:42 pmAutomation and Control
Advice on studying for a Masters in automation and control
Posted by bill on 27 November, 2013 - 9:33 pmWire Marking
Looking for a certain type of wire marker
Posted by Hanlin on 27 November, 2013 - 11:38 amGrounding Shield cable for automotive/robot
if the robot or others use a battery do we need to ground the shield?
Posted by Mark on 27 November, 2013 - 3:05 amUsing a smartphone to communicate with RSLogix
Using a smartphone to communicate between RSLogix and PLC
Posted by James Ingraham on 26 November, 2013 - 6:03 pmIOLink reviews
Has anyone tried IOLink?
Posted by Javier on 26 November, 2013 - 4:38 amInverted Pendulum Balancing
I have some theoretical questions about a problem with Inverted Pendulum Balancing
Posted by aroon on 26 November, 2013 - 12:30 amModbus tcp/ip with serial gateway response format
Response format for the modbus tcp/ip with serial gateway tsxetg100
Posted by Oriel Babilonia on 25 November, 2013 - 12:21 pmScripting visual basic in Factorylink
I having a lot of error with script in visual basic of Scada Factorylink V7.5 of siemens.
Posted by P. Mahesh on 25 November, 2013 - 5:04 amHART communication
HART multidrop limitation
Posted by sAm on 25 November, 2013 - 1:13 amType of Enclosure Protection Class
Does anyone has hierarchy of protection class (for example: Exd > Ex nL).
Posted by raju on 23 November, 2013 - 11:16 pmSCADA Software Language
What software language does SCADA use?
Posted by Mohammad Balal on 23 November, 2013 - 5:23 amWINCC software training
Looking for WINCC V6.2 training software Download
Posted by j_dubya on 22 November, 2013 - 11:25 pmWoodward Governor Servo Position Controllers
Woodward Governor Servo Position Controllers not following demand
Posted by ravindra on 22 November, 2013 - 2:07 pmHow to link Simulink model into GUI in Matlab
Linking a GUI interface with simulink for water tank application
Posted by Mark Q Norman on 22 November, 2013 - 9:31 amEthernet/IP and Python
Need some help on using Python to test Ethernet/IP implementation.
Posted by sudheesh on 22 November, 2013 - 12:36 amagitator motor control and working condition indication
agitator motor control and working condition indication
Posted by sanjiv on 22 November, 2013 - 12:22 amPID Controller philosophy for Distributed controlled systems
Standards defining controller status (auto/manual) in DCS in case of failure of input
Posted by aryan on 21 November, 2013 - 2:31 amWinCC tags
Creating new WinCC tags?
Posted by Tim Olson on 20 November, 2013 - 1:15 pmSerial Server Connection to Ethernet Problem
I am having problems getting through my serial server to the device connected to its COM port.
Posted by Dave Nardella on 20 November, 2013 - 11:47 amArduino Communication Library for S7
Free Ethernet library for ARDUINO
Posted by Marcos on 20 November, 2013 - 9:30 amBSR and Bit Shifting
Usage of a BSR and bit shifting
Posted by Rizal28 on 20 November, 2013 - 9:15 amTemperature Transmitter Span Setting and Calculations
Temperature Spans - Different span, different measurement
Posted by ElecEngEnas on 20 November, 2013 - 8:51 amInduction Motor in the Dynamometer Application
Inquiry about an Induction Motor in the Dynamometer Application
Posted by Jim Pinto on 19 November, 2013 - 8:03 pmJimPinto.com eNews # 320 - 20 November 2013
The latest JimPinto.com eNews is on the web
Posted by Rick on 19 November, 2013 - 2:17 pmLock Graphic focus in FactoryLink
Need to lock the focus of graphic in FactoryLink
Posted by MarkBT on 19 November, 2013 - 9:20 amFrame 6B Flow Divider Speed?
Can anyone help with some information on the flow divider?
Posted by Jerome on 18 November, 2013 - 2:53 pmtemperature compensation equation
how to compensate an air flow signal for temperature compensation
Posted by Mechatronica on 18 November, 2013 - 2:04 pmHoneywell PKS OPC Connectivity
Trying to connect Honeywell control valves to OPC
Posted by CLNG on 18 November, 2013 - 9:56 amHigh lube oil tank Pressure in a frame 5D gas turbine
Help needed to understand high lube oil tank pressure.
Posted by abdi on 18 November, 2013 - 6:16 amGas Turbine Shut Down Signal
changing the signal trip of HRSG Boiler from the shut down gas turbine signal to speed's gas turbine reach to 2850 rpm.
Posted by Saad on 18 November, 2013 - 5:56 amMinimax System
having problems with the Minimax FMZ4100 system in our plant as several loops and groups are malfunctioning.
Posted by Thomas Nissen on 18 November, 2013 - 3:37 amHEX/Decimal to date and time from modbus
HEX/Decimal to date and time from modbus
Posted by Michael on 18 November, 2013 - 2:53 amPassing an analog value from PLC to DCS
Transferring an analog value from a 1769-OF8C AO to a Series C (C300) Honeywell Experion AI IOMA.
Posted by aryan on 18 November, 2013 - 2:41 amShort circuit resistance and reactance
short circuit resistance and short circuit reactance.
Posted by mohamed azad on 18 November, 2013 - 12:43 amNeed recovery from Wonderware Intouch window maker starting error
I am having some working troubles in wonderware intouch window viewer
Posted by sdbarman on 17 November, 2013 - 11:57 pmMark-V and Proficy Historian
Communication between Historian and Mark-V Cimplicity 5.1
Posted by Nick on 17 November, 2013 - 7:26 amProfibus Connection issue
Profibus connection :: How to connect 3 Profibus RS 485 cables into one RS 485 socket.
Posted by Mxromen on 17 November, 2013 - 6:34 amSteam Turbine Commissioning
After commissioning GE C7 Steam turbine, what kind of tests needs to be done?
Posted by Ch Amir Islam on 17 November, 2013 - 5:47 amUsing CMS in MKVIe
What is the function of CMS (Configuration Management System Software)?
Posted by Ben Janvier on 16 November, 2013 - 10:24 amSteam Flow Switch
Need a steam flow switch for MP Extration
Posted by Vimal Gupta on 16 November, 2013 - 9:41 amOrifice flow
Spray water flow transmitter shows reading after spray control valve opening above 60%. Below 60% valve opening, flow in Tx shown zero.
Posted by Femi on 15 November, 2013 - 6:16 pmHow to troubleshoot a PLC
What are the causes of PLCs breakdown/failure
Posted by Ikhtiander on 15 November, 2013 - 11:49 amRe: How can I communicate with PLC 5/10 or PLC 5/15
Communication PLC5/10 & PLC5/15 with laptop through serial (9 pin) connector or USB
Posted by Rachit Kumar on 15 November, 2013 - 9:41 amModbus rtu over rs232, Master sending requests continuously
No mention of this possible scenario in specification.
Posted by Mohammed Akbar Khan on 15 November, 2013 - 8:11 amexhaust frame blower motor for GE 7FA Turbine
Exhaust frame motor is drawing high current during start up.Later after turbine loads its amps reduce.
Posted by Goran on 15 November, 2013 - 7:29 amIntrinscally safe solenoids and non IS cables
IS barriers + IS solenoid + NON IS illuminated cable
Posted by DRP on 14 November, 2013 - 11:41 pmGas Turbine Operation
Reduction in Exhaust Temperature of Gas Turbine
Posted by Fabunmi Femi on 14 November, 2013 - 4:41 pmPLC FAILURE TO START UP.
My plc failed to start. it does not accept any command from the display screen.
Posted by Zohaib on 14 November, 2013 - 5:40 amUPS SYSTEM
INVERTER I/P AND O/P CURRENT
Posted by Ahmed Yasser on 14 November, 2013 - 5:03 amHow can I communicate with PLC 5/10 or PLC 5/15
Communication PLC5/10 & PLC5/15 with laptop through serial (9 pin) connector or USB
Posted by Alwinquek on 13 November, 2013 - 10:17 pmWeight Scale Machine to PLC
Looking for a website that will help me learn about programming PLCs
Posted by Jordan D on 13 November, 2013 - 2:57 pmLimitation of Modbus/prosoft
New and in need of information about Modbus addresses
Posted by M Zeesha Ahsen on 13 November, 2013 - 9:57 amLeak OFF Test in Gas turbine
What is leak OFF Test in GE's GT? What is its purpose?
Posted by koukos on 13 November, 2013 - 6:19 amEX2100 Problem in 9FA
Posted by mhm on 13 November, 2013 - 2:21 amexcitation system EX 2100e
Please explain the EX2100e excitation system?
Posted by mhm on 13 November, 2013 - 1:42 amOver speed protection
Which over speed comes first mechanical or electrical?
Posted by Bob on 12 November, 2013 - 11:03 pmTCP Smart Touch Cable pinout
Looking for support for an old TCP Smart Touch HMI
Posted by Bigpapi on 12 November, 2013 - 5:11 pmFlow meter
Placing a flow element
Posted by Cyanogen on 12 November, 2013 - 10:59 amEMI Interference!
Possible EMI interference issue.
Posted by MIchael Tsakiris on 12 November, 2013 - 6:51 amShallow Wastewater Flow Measurement
Flow measurement below 1 inch
Posted by No author on 12 November, 2013 - 6:19 amEarthing of one phase on LT side of potential transformer
Please explain the method of earthing of potential transformer.
Posted by Julian Buderus on 12 November, 2013 - 2:27 amModbus and Hardware in the Loop
Communication between Matlab and ABB PLC
Posted by Jean Steckler on 11 November, 2013 - 6:41 pmLooking for feedback on Thermal Safety Shutoff
Looking for feedback from someone who has had experience with thermal safety shutoffs.
Posted by Larry on 11 November, 2013 - 5:43 pmMark V 24VDC power needed for upgrade flame scanner
upgrading Mark V old flame UV-TUBE flame detector
Posted by H D DALSANIA on 11 November, 2013 - 7:21 amMark VI system modules not communicating after shutdown
During shutdown for HGPI, Mark VIe system was switched off. After 3 days while switching ON Mark VIe system, there were almost 15 modules found to be not communication.
Posted by amin on 11 November, 2013 - 3:35 amcondensating pot in measuring level of boiler drums
Measuring HRSG drum level during winter.
Posted by nayan.sharif on 11 November, 2013 - 1:44 amPowering simple cycle GE 9e from local mark 6e panel
Simple cycle GE 9e only from local mark 6e panel
Posted by anonymous on 11 November, 2013 - 12:47 amVoltage drops in a 2 wire transmitter
Voltage drops to 5V after connecting the i/p terminal to the sensor. Sensor is basically a RI converter .
Posted by Dave Nardella on 10 November, 2013 - 2:24 pmSnap7 1.1.0 released
New release of 32/64 bit S7 Ethernet Communication Library
Posted by nayan.sharif on 10 November, 2013 - 2:04 pmLUBE OIL MIST ELIMINATOR CHECK VALVE VCK20-13 AT GE 9e
LUBE OIL MIST ELIMINATOR CHECK VALVE VCK20-13 WORKING PRINCIPLE
Posted by affan on 10 November, 2013 - 8:02 amResetting SLC 5/03 minor error
How to permanently reset s5 minor errror
Posted by Divyalakshme on 10 November, 2013 - 1:23 amBall and beam balance
Ball and beam balance using PID conrollers, fuzzy controllers, and embedded controllers and its MATLAB coding
Posted by midwestgal on 9 November, 2013 - 12:59 pmMaster Slave Config Question
Can I put together a master slave config for synchronous rotation process with what I already have?
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