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Axial displacement
Posted by suchitra on 20 December, 2014 - 1:32 am
Is there any relation ship of main steam pressure variation vs Axial float of turbine?
Mark V Diagnostic Alarms
Posted by BIL07 on 19 December, 2014 - 2:49 pm
Mark V Diagnostic alarms
Web Tutorials on Signal Conditioning and Processing
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 19 December, 2014 - 10:54 am
Signal conditioning and processing is one of the most imp topics of Industrial Automation
Schneider's Ethernet TSXETY4103 Module
Posted by AndreT on 19 December, 2014 - 5:58 am
Ethernet module TSXETY4103 can read only words (%MW) from a remote DI module and not %M.
Low Seismic Vibration vs High Displacement on Bearing 1 of PGT10 Gas Turbine
Posted by bkarim55 on 19 December, 2014 - 5:01 am
Excessive radial displacement but not detected by seismic probe ?
Short Time Voltage/Frequency Response Capability of Gas turbine
Posted by Dele Ibiyinka on 19 December, 2014 - 4:59 am
What is meant by Short time voltage/frequency response capability of GE LM 6000 Gas turbine?
Calibration Management Software
Posted by joe_bers1 on 18 December, 2014 - 12:45 pm
Looking for advice on calibration management software for starting a plant calibration program.
Siemens Logo Invert Output
Posted by wireman1 on 18 December, 2014 - 7:45 am
Using the Logo keypad/screen, how do I invert a Q output?
Ethernet to DataHighway Plus
Posted by Ronaldo on 17 December, 2014 - 2:02 pm
Suggestions on interfacing Ethernet to a legacy DataHighway Plus
Rexroth servo drive and SEW motor
Posted by Sparky74 on 17 December, 2014 - 9:39 am
Running an inverter duty 3 phase motor with Rexroth indramat servo controller.
Level Control for Water Tank
Posted by sensorless on 17 December, 2014 - 7:18 am
What kind of level sensors to be used to control the water level in a tank provided there will be level sensors to monitor 3 specific points in the tank.
Endress + Hauser level transmitter
Posted by Christozz on 16 December, 2014 - 10:05 pm
4-20mA E+H level transmitter that fluctuates when running a process of 1000 degree celsius.
Communicating Between BC8150 (RS232) and PC
Posted by Mr.Taho on 16 December, 2014 - 9:09 pm
Need some help for communication between BC8150 (RS232) and PC
S7200 Programming Issues
Posted by dfarrar70 on 16 December, 2014 - 9:05 pm
S7200 programming nightmare!
FSRN Speed Control When Generator Breaker Is Opened
Posted by RRA on 16 December, 2014 - 5:27 pm
When the turbine is running with generator breaker opened, which control is responsible for integral action?
Stability Analysis of Power Supply
Posted by chaitanyab on 16 December, 2014 - 12:55 pm
I am trying to understand the relation ship of bode plot and stability analysis in context of a power supply
Opinions Needed on Servo Drives/Motors
Posted by Busarider29 on 16 December, 2014 - 12:21 pm
Emerson vs. Kollmorgen vs. Bosch Rexroth servo motors and drives over EtherCAT.
Method to Heat Ambient Air
Posted by James on 16 December, 2014 - 9:13 am
Looking for a solution of recommendation of product for heating ambient surroundings
Spare Wiring at the Marshaling Cabinet
Posted by soyxan on 16 December, 2014 - 4:25 am
What to do with the spare wiring at the marshaling cabinet?
Voltage Drops When Load Increases
Posted by welly on 15 December, 2014 - 3:08 pm
650KW Turbine generator Diodes damaged and were changed. Voltage keeps dropping when load is increased. Is it possible that the AVR is also damaged?
Laser Sensor
Posted by Haroldw on 15 December, 2014 - 3:33 am
Need help finding a laser sensor
Coal Bunker Level Detection
Posted by Ewald_Erasmus on 15 December, 2014 - 1:27 am
At the coal mine I am working at, there is a desperate need for a full automation of the Tripper cars off loading the coal from the conveyor belt into the coal bunker.
Control Valve Traveling
Posted by mehdi on 14 December, 2014 - 3:31 am
Calculating control valve travel for normal condition
ECA600 controller by ABB/Alfa Laval
Posted by olab on 14 December, 2014 - 2:46 am
Backup configuration in ECA600 with DOX5
PC Based HMI for MODBUS Plus Protocol and MODICON 984 PLC
Posted by J.E on 13 December, 2014 - 11:25 am
Looking for an PC based HMI for Modicon PLC
Relationship Between Main Steam Pressure Fluctuation vs Axial Float
Posted by Suchitra on 13 December, 2014 - 2:37 am
Is there any relationship between main steam pressure fluctuation vs Axial float of steam turbine?
Pressure Calculation
Posted by Aussie_Will on 12 December, 2014 - 7:03 pm
Having Trouble With A Simple Pressure Calculation
88HQ Gas Turbine GE 5002C
Posted by bnserge2004 on 12 December, 2014 - 11:29 am
Problems with over speed tests after major inspection MI
How Maximum Opening Angle Setting of IGV Is Decided
Posted by narayanshree on 12 December, 2014 - 1:37 am
How is the maximum IGV opening angle decided for 9FA Gas Turbine?
Modsync MODBUS
Posted by MirijanianM on 11 December, 2014 - 1:24 pm
Looking for the MODBUS RTU (RS485) wiring connection information to a Modsync device that is talking to 6 Fulton Steam Boilers.
How To Determine a Unknown Connection?
Posted by mohammad2020 on 11 December, 2014 - 6:17 am
Need help to determine a the type connection on a communication port.
MODBUS TCP/IP Communication between Allen Bradley PLC and Siemens DCS
Posted by booshan on 11 December, 2014 - 3:47 am
Communication not working in Prosoft MVI56E-MNET MODBUS TCP/IP module used in Allen Bradley PLC
GE 9E DLN1 secondary flame trouble
Posted by FEFO on 10 December, 2014 - 7:31 pm
Secondary flame needs so long time to be stable (up to one hour )
Frame 6B Gas Turbine Failed To Ignite
Posted by Cris on 10 December, 2014 - 12:34 pm
6B failed to ignite after tripping on GCB issue.
Communicating Between Mark VI Controller and Allen Bradley DCS
Posted by riadh on 10 December, 2014 - 12:52 am
Protocol used to communicate between Mark VI Controller & and Allen Bradley DCS
Automatic Print Configuration to Print Mark-Vie Alarms
Posted by VKGUPTA on 9 December, 2014 - 11:36 am
Alarm auto print configuration in MK-vie
Different Ways of Calculating Instantaneous Torque From a Servo
Posted by John Alperto on 8 December, 2014 - 7:52 pm
I want to calculate the instantaneous torque from a servo. I was wondering if this can be done using the current draw, or externally using an accelerometer.
MODBUS Times Out When using a USB to 232 Converter on PC
Posted by Juan on 8 December, 2014 - 6:49 pm
Modbus RS485 to PC
Posted by karthickprabu on 8 December, 2014 - 1:40 pm
Problems starting Gas Turbine after plant was blackout in night shift.
Non-redundant infi-90 System
Posted by dayv on 8 December, 2014 - 3:13 am
How to program a single non-redundant IMMFP01 PCU?
Two Frame-V GTGs Generating Same Power, But with Different Fuel Flows
Posted by kranthikiran326 on 8 December, 2014 - 12:33 am
Two frame-V GTGs generating equal amount of power but with unequal fuel flows
Calculating the Efficiency of an Induction Motor
Posted by Pravin on 7 December, 2014 - 9:17 pm
how to calculate efficiency of motor which is in running?
Generator Synchronization Power Swings
Posted by Kevin K on 7 December, 2014 - 2:27 pm
Wild power swings while synchronizing stand-by generator back to the grid.
Gas Skid or Gas Reducing Station
Posted by ahdash on 7 December, 2014 - 12:30 pm
What are the main components for natural gas skid for gas turbine?
Damage to Gas Turbine Third Stage Bucket Shroud Tip
Posted by saurabh1 on 7 December, 2014 - 5:30 am
GE gas turbine found third stage bucket shroud tip damaged.
Volumetric Flowmeters with Frequency Output
Posted by Darker on 7 December, 2014 - 4:53 am
Volumetric Flowmeters with Frequency Output
(I2)^2t Protection for Induction Motors
Posted by amritanshup on 6 December, 2014 - 3:30 pm
Negative Sequence Current Protection for Induction Motors
Eplan P8 vs Solidwork Electrical
Posted by raph_rf on 5 December, 2014 - 9:22 am
Looking for comments on Eplan P8 vs Solidwork Electrical
Twincat Building Project Now Reporting .csv To Repeat Headers and Not Record Counters
Posted by seekon on 5 December, 2014 - 12:53 am
New to Twincat problem when changing program to save production counters into a CSV file.
CNC Setup for 4 Axis
Posted by cence on 5 December, 2014 - 12:14 am
CNC setup help needed.
FPG2 Pressure Hunting
Posted by VKGUPTA on 4 December, 2014 - 10:28 pm
Radio Frequency seems to trip FPG2.
Rapid Tags Historization for Material Processing
Posted by viethluu on 4 December, 2014 - 4:52 pm
Rapid database historization (under 0.001 second)
Different Readings in ABB Gas Analyzer
Posted by jenish46 on 4 December, 2014 - 12:07 pm
Sample gas analyzer reads different oxygen values in primary and redundant analyzer.
Integrating a SMAR HI302-I and a DC302 to a Foundation Fieldbus Network
Posted by RSchmidt on 4 December, 2014 - 10:38 am
Looking for advice on integrating a SMAR HI302-I and a DC302 to a FFB network. on Twitter
Posted by KenCrater on 4 December, 2014 - 9:59 am now available as a Twitter feed.
Frame 5 Crank Starting Issue
Posted by Stan on 4 December, 2014 - 8:31 am
Issues with diesel starting engine. It starts then fails after 3 minutes into start up.
Questions about Conbined Cycle Upgrade
Posted by Abhijit on 4 December, 2014 - 8:03 am
Upgrading a power plant from open cycle to combined cycle
Getting an IEC61131 Program into a dll
Posted by AlecMack on 3 December, 2014 - 9:48 am
Incorporating a controller programmed in IEC61131 in a simulation environment.
Tolomatic ACS controller
Posted by johnnyboy22 on 3 December, 2014 - 8:50 am
Looking for feedback on the Tolomatic ACS stepper controller/driver.
Problem with MODBUS Polling for the MICROLOGIX 1400
Posted by DineshChauhaan on 3 December, 2014 - 8:14 am
Problem in polling with 124 No's of registers (MODBUS) in Ch2 of MICROLOGIX 1400
MTS Temposonics AOM Analog Output Module
Posted by eladdad on 3 December, 2014 - 5:26 am
Help me find a suppler for a MTS Temposonics AOM Analog Output Module
Power factor
Posted by Fresher on 2 December, 2014 - 2:16 pm
Dependency of Power factor on voltage current and frequency.
Siemens and Rockwell software
Posted by rickr911 on 2 December, 2014 - 2:08 pm
Has anyone been able to install Rockwell and Siemens software on the same computer?
High Bearing Vibration on MS5002C GT after Major Inspection
Posted by bkarim55 on 2 December, 2014 - 12:59 pm
Bearing 1 reading about 10.5 mm/s (much higher than normal)
Restoring Cimplicity HMI
Posted by GASCO on 2 December, 2014 - 9:34 am
Cannot restore my HMI cimplicity project MARK 6
Help Needed in Construction of a Coriolis Density Meter
Posted by ARin92 on 2 December, 2014 - 9:14 am
Need some advice and help on construction of a density meter as part of an engineering project, strictly non-profit. Looking at possible methods to measure liquid density and its implementations.
Are These Valid Modbus Addresses?
Posted by geoffrybrown on 2 December, 2014 - 5:44 am
When polling a MODBUS TCP Temperature probe from my SCADA system, the Manufacturer uses addresses 49 and 50 for Temp and RH. They don't seem to be valid MODBUS read registers in my mind.
Wiring 24DC Fan to Nano 10 PLC - high school student please help
Posted by john_c on 1 December, 2014 - 6:14 pm
Please excuse my ignorance - I have a nano 10 triplc and I am trying to turn on a 24dc fan via output 1.
Exhaust thermocouples in Gas Turbine
Posted by mursam on 1 December, 2014 - 5:59 pm
Selection of number of thermocouples in Gas Turbine.
WW InTouch with Phoenix Contact Bus Coupler
Posted by Mike_STI on 1 December, 2014 - 5:32 pm
Need help configuring a Phoenix Bus Coupler. Need to write script to register to configure it. I do not understand how this is done.
Array in ControlLogix PLC
Posted by bqadri on 1 December, 2014 - 4:35 pm
elements in an array are greater than zero?
Instrumentation Test Equipment
Posted by Marco Cabrera on 1 December, 2014 - 11:04 am
For a college project, I need quotable information about actual test equipment use by instrumentation, analytical instrumentation, and other automation and controls professionals.
MARK II High VCE Problem
Posted by AMS on 1 December, 2014 - 10:39 am
After replacing 96FG, turbine is stable but has higher VCE
Siemens Firefinder XLS system
Posted by sandeep on 1 December, 2014 - 9:43 am
FireFinder XLS fire alarm system MODBUS Communication with the Fieldserver Device
Motor Speed Increased After Replacing PLC CPU
Posted by jeffchye on 1 December, 2014 - 9:17 am
After replacing Omron CS1H-CPU67 PLC CPU unit servo motor speed increased.
WinSys / MKV LM Config
Posted by Paul on 1 December, 2014 - 8:06 am
Why is WinSys configuration needed for LM operations when using MKV?
Pressure Used in Pressure Calibration Pump
Posted by arnaufal on 30 November, 2014 - 9:57 pm
Which type of pressure is used in GE Druck pressure calibration pump?
Interfacing Bristol RTU with MPFM Using MODBUS Protocol
Posted by colonel on 29 November, 2014 - 1:09 am
A Bristol Babcock Pac RTU, MODBUS communication with Halley Burton MFPM. Have posted sample code and need help on the various parameters involved.
Fire on Steam Turbine
Posted by fmhm3836 on 28 November, 2014 - 4:43 pm
Flexible pipe extension cracks and causes fire.
Exhaust Temperature Spread MS5002D Gas Turbine
Posted by bkarim55 on 28 November, 2014 - 3:16 pm
Hot & Cold spots are located on TCs 4 & 10
Airflow measuring at NTP
Posted by TomPen on 28 November, 2014 - 2:34 pm
Want to convert flue velocity to NTP
Gulde Control Valve
Posted by GeorgeJack on 28 November, 2014 - 11:45 am
GULDE control valve site?
Replacing Sattcon 115 CPU with Siemens S7-300
Posted by tidpebe1 on 28 November, 2014 - 8:45 am
How to replace a Sattcon 115 cpu witha Siemens S7-300?
Junction Box with W, V and I measurements
Posted by Ahmed22 on 28 November, 2014 - 1:40 am
Is there a product out there that displays voltage/current at the Junction box on an LED display of some sort using some PTs and CTs?
Electromagnatic Clutch
Posted by abdi on 27 November, 2014 - 11:33 pm
If electromagnetic clutch work free , how can stop it?
Rosemount 3202 Hydrostatic level system : Looking for More Spare Parts
Posted by Tomsilla on 27 November, 2014 - 4:15 pm
Looking for a way to replace or repair atex circular Housings with epoxy.
GuardPLC 1800 Conection Problems
Posted by Alejandro Lopez on 27 November, 2014 - 12:17 pm
GuardPLC 1800 not working, only the 24v status led is on.
MSComm Printing
Posted by froilanserohijos on 26 November, 2014 - 4:13 am
MSComm Printing (Controlling Font Face and Size) in VB6
Suitable Software/Hardware to Transfer Data from Automatic Extinguishing System
Posted by Kristina Haylett on 26 November, 2014 - 3:34 am
How to transfer data from a control panel card with a RS32 output into the computer for monitoring?
Bently Nevada 3500 Monitoring System
Posted by javedg on 26 November, 2014 - 2:29 am
Using a probe with a BN Vibration Monitoring System
Accessing Web pages on Modicon Momentum PLCs
Posted by Brian COLE on 25 November, 2014 - 10:46 am
Error when trying to access Web pages on Monentum PLC
MK6e Speedtronics Turbine Control System Service Kit
Posted by aoukpong on 25 November, 2014 - 8:39 am
Please can anyone help with the part # for the MK6e Speedtronics services kit. A power plant in Nigeria out of Warranty has an interest to purchase this part.
MKV <I> on Virtual Machine
Posted by BigLidster on 25 November, 2014 - 8:26 am
I'm trying to set up a MKV <I> machine on a VM using Oracle VM Virtual box. Has anyone done this before?
Upgrading Sattline DCS
Posted by simth on 25 November, 2014 - 7:40 am
Upgrading Sattline to system800xa or some advance system.
New Control Method: Reactive Logic
Posted by Reactor on 25 November, 2014 - 4:59 am
Ordinary logic and computers are static, moving from frame to frame. Reactive Logic is dynamic, an alternative to computation that is faster, simpler, and safer.
FloBoss 503 MODBUS Communication
Posted by izadewa on 24 November, 2014 - 11:49 pm
Four Floboss as modbus serial slaves, a serial converter convert into modbus tcp and connected into two DASMBTCP
Behavior of Pilot Operated Pressure Regulating Valve
Posted by Heungyong Park on 24 November, 2014 - 6:54 pm
What happens if the upstream pressure reduces below the setting (downstream) pressure during operation?
Posted by SHAILESH BAGUL on 24 November, 2014 - 10:43 am
I am facing problem with on the wire control in Foundation Fieldbus
Profibus-PA megablocks
Posted by arun mohan on 24 November, 2014 - 9:31 am
Schneider Quantum PLC communication with profibus PA instruments in chicken foot topology using relcom inc mega bloks
CFC Siemens Step 7 Error Problem
Posted by saeid on 24 November, 2014 - 5:33 am
Error when trying to access CFC Siemens Step 7 Chart