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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
M-bus to Modbus converter
Posted by Jussi Kalliola on 24 November, 2014 - 12:34 am
Searching for easy and functional converter
Vibration Probe for Rolls Royce Gas Generator Problem
Posted by Confusing Technician on 23 November, 2014 - 8:46 pm
Measuring value of the new installed Bentley vibration probe. So what type and make vibration probe nowadays do Rolls Royce Gas Generator (GG)?
What can be the different engineering works in a company that develop robots?
Posted by Pele on 23 November, 2014 - 8:33 pm
engineering works in a company that develop robots
PLC5 Ethernet Going to Sleep
Posted by Jeremy Pollard on 20 November, 2014 - 10:02 pm
Legacy Allen-Bradley PLC5 has intermittent communication issues.
Mark-V TMR Redundancy Failure - Trips when 1 Computer Reboots
Posted by GTENG on 19 November, 2014 - 11:53 pm
Mark V speedtronic for GTG control trips when "R" computer automatically reboots.
Generator Excitation
Posted by JoTang84 on 19 November, 2014 - 9:11 am
Generator excitation concept,functions and operator action during some disturbance.
Compensated Flow
Posted by Ayyappan on 19 November, 2014 - 8:50 am
Possible errors in DP flow compensated flow (pr and temperature ) signals
Measuring Flow in Small Gravity Sewer Lines
Posted by Lars Spurkland on 18 November, 2014 - 2:40 pm
I need to select a meter capable of measuring measuring the flow rate in a 6 inch gravity sewer line, prior to the wastewater treatment plant
Role of 'Electricity & Magnetism' in Principles of Electromechanical Actuator Systems
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 18 November, 2014 - 1:40 pm
Electricity & Magnetism in Electromechanics
Calculate the Speed of Conveyor.
Posted by Mads Kusk Hansen on 18 November, 2014 - 5:43 am
Calculating the speed of a conveyor belt, using Allan Bradley Powerflex 40. Converting Hz to km/h.
MARK 5 Control System
Posted by shyam on 18 November, 2014 - 2:38 am
Diagnostic alarms occurring after shut down.
Upgrading from Conductor NT
Posted by Sree on 17 November, 2014 - 10:01 pm
Upgrading from Conductor NT 6.0 to Symphony Plus?
Physics of ... Tap-Changer
Posted by Phil Corso on 17 November, 2014 - 10:57 am
The question is asked often, but never a viable answer!
GT Control: Servo Operation
Posted by Neo on 17 November, 2014 - 10:09 am
Get a better understanding of GT control-servo operation
Hydraulic Proportional Valve Pressure
Posted by hydraulics on 17 November, 2014 - 7:03 am
Pump pressure when there is a pressure drop in hydraulic proportional valve.
GE Exhaust Spread Trip Logic
Posted by JG on 17 November, 2014 - 5:07 am
What is the exhaust spread trip logic on different GE gas turbines?
AVR Minimum and Maximum
Posted by Roman69 on 16 November, 2014 - 10:33 pm
What are AVR minimum and maximum settings for?
Comap BOC IDMT Fault, Anyone else experience these?
Posted by Rob on 16 November, 2014 - 5:21 pm
Anyone Experience BOC IDMT faults on a genset being controlled with a ComAp system?
ABB CAD library - Bailey Infi 90
Posted by Anorexis_Boy on 16 November, 2014 - 1:15 pm
CAD library for ABB/Bailey Infi 90 Enclosures/Cabients
Supplying Generator Rotor Using Carbon Brushes
Posted by Saudaslam on 16 November, 2014 - 5:35 am
why we give supply generator rotor DC directly through carbon brushes instead of exciter?
MARK IV - FRAME 6 - Vibration Filter
Posted by Damien PELISSON on 16 November, 2014 - 4:36 am
Is it possible to configure a vibration filter?
Calibrating a FMT500-IG Flow Meter
Posted by Laplace1050 on 15 November, 2014 - 4:19 am
Looking for documentation about calibration an ABB FMT500-IG flow meter.
Installing Equipment in Zone 1 Area
Posted by ram on 15 November, 2014 - 4:00 am
Can I install a Siemens ET 200 ISP in Zone 1 area?
Motor Axial Thrust
Posted by Izhar on 14 November, 2014 - 11:54 am
Asynchronous motor axial thrust
Connecting S7-300 and BC3150/BK3150 (Beckhoff) via PROFIBUS
Posted by Mr.Taho on 14 November, 2014 - 8:58 am
How to connect S7-300 (Master) to PLC BC3150 (Slave) Beckhoff via PROFIBUS?
Creating Multiple TGD in IFIX SCADA
Posted by PRABHAKARAN on 14 November, 2014 - 7:48 am
Is is possible to create multiple TGD FROM IFIX 5.8?
MODBUS Communication Problem
Posted by Sandip on 14 November, 2014 - 4:56 am
Trying to write data from LPC2148 to Modbus slave
Anti-virus Software and Cimplicity
Posted by alan reid on 14 November, 2014 - 4:21 am
Installation guidelines for McAffee anti-virus on cimproj HMI server
Gas Turbine's Compressor Makes Sound During Shutdown
Posted by manoj agrawal on 14 November, 2014 - 3:05 am
Gas Turbine compressor sound while machine is shut down
SCR Heating Control
Posted by Condern1 on 13 November, 2014 - 6:11 pm
Help with a SCR heating circuit
Moving Estop Wiring
Posted by Nate B on 13 November, 2014 - 10:00 am
Can I fire an Estop remotely?
Questions about Automation Company's Web Presence
Posted by Gerald Peterson on 13 November, 2014 - 9:20 am
I am looking to find out from professionals what is desired in a supplier/distributor's web site.
Help for TwinCat 3 Project
Posted by Kaps on 13 November, 2014 - 8:06 am
Need help for TwinCat 3 Project.
H-Infinity Control
Posted by Samyukta Ramnath on 12 November, 2014 - 2:56 pm
Choice and meaning of weighting functions in H-Infinity control
Posted by PF on 12 November, 2014 - 7:31 am
Difference between Modbus RTU over TCP/IP and Modbus TCP/IP
Loss of Communication Between HMI and MARK V
Posted by hanio3001 on 11 November, 2014 - 12:42 pm
Sudden loss of all the values and communication between Mark V & HMI
Digital Signals
Posted by Darker on 11 November, 2014 - 8:11 am
What are Digital Signals composed of?
Downloading Error in Moscad Programming
Posted by salih.sma on 11 November, 2014 - 3:47 am
we are facing a problem with downloading application into moscad PLC.
Steam Flow to Water Flow
Posted by kerert on 10 November, 2014 - 9:18 pm
need a conversion
Tuning loops statistics
Posted by Roberto Carabajal on 10 November, 2014 - 10:36 am
Tuning statistics in industry today and engineering education requirements
Magnetic Flow Sensor Factor
Posted by Imran Ahmed on 10 November, 2014 - 7:42 am
Pls. I need to know when we should change the sensor factor for ABB Mag flow meter.
Measuring Viscosity of Dense Liquid
Posted by Saad on 10 November, 2014 - 7:14 am
I have an application where I have to read real time viscosity of a thick, viscous and opaque liquid, whose viscosity changes with time.
Cannot Communicate with Cimplicity
Posted by technical on 9 November, 2014 - 12:42 pm
Project file locked and cannot open Cimplicity
Stand Alone Split Range Controller for Flow Control Valves
Posted by Ken on 8 November, 2014 - 12:15 pm
Selecting a stand alone split range controller
Weigh Scale to Measure Rate of Flow
Posted by Jitu Shah on 8 November, 2014 - 9:01 am
How to use a weigh scale to find out rate of flow of water.
Merits and Demerits of a Career as Automation Sales Expert in India
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 8 November, 2014 - 8:32 am
What are the merits & demerits of automation sales profession in India
NRV Downstream of Control Valve
Posted by servo2014 on 7 November, 2014 - 2:41 pm
Purpose of NRV/check valve downstream of Control Valves
Using Macros in Factorytalk ME
Posted by mahsa8181 on 7 November, 2014 - 12:03 pm
How to pass parameters into macros?
Gas Turbine Startup Problem
Posted by Vinayak on 7 November, 2014 - 10:08 am
IGV not opening during startup of Gas Turbine
Brushless DC Motor's Peak Torque
Posted by Ron Mao on 7 November, 2014 - 7:35 am
Peak Torque calculation for BLDC motor
Want to Know More About "Sensor System Technology" in Industrial Automation
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 7 November, 2014 - 3:22 am
Different technologies used in sensors, to understand them you need to understand the individual technologies.
Generators and Short Circuits
Posted by mas on 6 November, 2014 - 11:04 pm
Which is more disastrous-shorting & starting a generator or short circuit happening on a generator running on load.
Gas Turbine Low CPD
Posted by RY on 6 November, 2014 - 9:43 pm
GT CPD dropped by 0.5 bars and 10MW.
Siemens ZA724 Controling a Radiant Heat Oven
Posted by Rene Venter on 6 November, 2014 - 8:50 am
I need to know how the Siemens ZA724 Heating Controller works.
Detecting Particles in Metallic Yarn
Posted by Saad on 6 November, 2014 - 5:13 am
Detection of Metallic particles in Fabrics containing Metallic Yarn
P&IDs and Process Control Narratives
Posted by Roger Rehbein on 5 November, 2014 - 3:30 pm
How are process control ideas shared between different parties within your organization especilly when all parties are not control engineers?
VFD Pump Efficiency Logic
Posted by eng101 on 5 November, 2014 - 11:00 am
Programming pump curves in PLC/DCS for efficient operation.
Programming Pushbutton Using Unitronics Vision
Posted by Griff on 5 November, 2014 - 10:12 am
Need some help. I'm new with Visilogic and unitronic.
Linux Command Line Program to Check if MODBUS Sensor Is Working
Posted by Jason Ricles on 5 November, 2014 - 9:39 am
I can't tell if my MODBUS sensor is working
Design compressor efficiency and capacity - GE Frame 9 PG9171e
Posted by Marcin2706 on 5 November, 2014 - 2:19 am
I want to develop a mathematical model of Gas Turbine - GE Frame 9. I want to get some informations about compressor.
Point I/O Master PLC
Posted by Jason on 4 November, 2014 - 8:04 pm
Looking for a low cost Point I/O Master PLC
Factorytalk ME Push Button
Posted by Mahsa on 4 November, 2014 - 11:06 am
Need advice on setting up push button expressions and tags.
Information and Communication Technology in Industrial Automation
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 4 November, 2014 - 7:54 am
Which Topics are to be referred from Telecommunications (Information & Communication Tech) in Industrial Automation?
ControlNet and Modbus
Posted by Darker on 4 November, 2014 - 6:09 am
Why use Modbus when you can use ControlNet
Calculating Rotor Temp for Generator via Excitation Voltage and Excitation Current
Posted by CTM151282 on 3 November, 2014 - 11:29 pm
Looking for rotor temperature calculation
How to Add Event or Alarms in MARKVI
Posted by technical on 3 November, 2014 - 4:40 pm
How to add event in cimplicity and find source of ground alarm?
IDEC Communication Error 51478
Posted by Linda Hood on 3 November, 2014 - 4:34 pm
Son is on a location and is receiving an IDEC communication error 51478. he is where any communication is EXTREMELY limited due to the remoteness.
microprocessor card choice
Posted by Luca Gallina on 3 November, 2014 - 12:42 pm
microprocessor card choice
Wireless with Micro 1400
Posted by bill on 2 November, 2014 - 2:42 pm
How to link a Micro 1400 through internet?
Change Direction of Baldor SBSC1115 Servo Motor
Posted by sbsc1115 on 2 November, 2014 - 5:26 am
How to change the direction of the Baldor servo motor in the Servo Controller SBSC1115?
GE-9E Dual Fuel Gas Turbine Turning Gear Run time
Posted by Rokan Uddin on 1 November, 2014 - 12:49 pm
What is the minimum time to run Turning Gear for GE-9E dual fuel gas turbine?
MARK VI Turbine with Alarm XMIT
Posted by Fadhel on 1 November, 2014 - 5:54 am
Ge mark vi turbine trip with (ALARM XMIT SUSPENDED. CPU SWITCHED)
Distributed Control Systems
Posted by Elias Edv on 31 October, 2014 - 8:14 pm
For a school assignment I want to buy and configure a DCS.
Lube oil pressure during speed up
Posted by Mr Handsome on 31 October, 2014 - 5:37 pm
How does the lube oil pressure change during steam turbine speed up?
What Are the Standards in IEC6 1131-2 Type 1/2/3 Sensors
Posted by mariam on 31 October, 2014 - 4:36 am
Looking for the specifications or the standards for IEC6 1131-2 Type 1/2/3 sensors.
HMI Firmware for MAGELIS XBT R410
Posted by CHERIF Hamza on 31 October, 2014 - 3:20 am
Problem to upload the firmware to a new HMI MAGELIS XBT R410. the old HMI is Magelis XBT P021110 The PLC is Schneider TSX Momentum
Maximum uncertainty When the Recommended Straight Run for an Orifice Plate Flow Measurement Is Not Observed?
Posted by OZI Guy on 30 October, 2014 - 5:37 pm
Is there a published work about expected maximum uncertainty if the recommended straight run for an orifice plate flow measurement is not observed?
E1063 Mirror Image View
Posted by ghate vinod on 30 October, 2014 - 12:04 pm
Messung/Mitsubishi HMI E1063 mirror view of graphics
Instrument Learning Materials?
Posted by Dave on 30 October, 2014 - 7:54 am
New instrument engineer, could use some help!
Blockage in Impulse Lines/ Filling Glycol
Posted by Nasser on 30 October, 2014 - 3:23 am
What is the best practice when you have blockage in impulse lines for flow transmitter how can clear the blockage? what is the best equipment to fill glycol in level dp cell in both H & L sides?
Radar Level Transmitter in Fiber Board Factory
Posted by helen on 29 October, 2014 - 11:06 pm
Is radar level transmitter suitable for fiber board factory?
Thermal Efficiency Improvement of a Combined Cycle Power Plant
Posted by Sreesankar J on 29 October, 2014 - 3:18 am
Thermal Efficiency Improvement of a Combined cycle power plant by absorbing excess Flue gas temperature without altering any design parameters.
Grounding Current Transformers
Posted by gautam on 29 October, 2014 - 1:17 am
Need for grounding of secondary terminal of current transformer.
Why IRP Used for Interface Between DCS and MCC
Posted by VINNY on 29 October, 2014 - 12:50 am
Why is an IRP panel is used between DCS and MCC?
Cathodic Protection DC Cable and Instrument Cable in Same Tray
Posted by Josh on 28 October, 2014 - 11:58 pm
The consequence to run cathodic protection DC cable and instrument cable (most 24 VDC) cable in same cable tray.
Useful Instruments for Locating Electrical Faults
Posted by John Correa on 28 October, 2014 - 10:55 pm
Are there some useful technician instruments for finding faults in electrical equipment
Issue with a Siemens 331 AI card
Posted by Chris on 28 October, 2014 - 8:31 pm
Experiencing an issue with an output on an AI card. Have a valid analog signal from the field device to the remote I/O PLC, but nothing from there to the control PLC.
Speaker Strobe for Class 2 Div 1 Rated Area
Posted by Bob on 28 October, 2014 - 10:31 am
Explosion proof/dust proof equipment needs
Control Networks
Posted by Haseeb on 27 October, 2014 - 5:50 am
Feasibility of avionics network AFDX in industrial automation solutions where networks like EtherCat is used.
Grounding Problem in Siemens DCS
Posted by RAJESH on 26 October, 2014 - 4:50 pm
In DCS panel the resistance measured between power earth and signal earth vary from 24 ohm to 160 ohm in different panels.