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Preparing for DCS Control System Upgrade
Posted by MaxTempo on 11 December, 2017 - 4:09 am
DCS Control System Upgrade preparations - need suggestions
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P&ID Diagram
Posted by a14guguliye on 11 December, 2017 - 1:40 am
Comparison of flow element and temperature element
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MODBUS OVER INTERNET
Posted by MITHUN RAJ P on 11 December, 2017 - 12:18 am
Ideas for fetching data over the internet using Modbus TCP.
PB32 to Factory Talk ME
Posted by IdealDan on 10 December, 2017 - 3:11 pm
PB32/FT ME Migration error log, Please I need ideas
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PLC Module Load Consumption
Posted by red1258 on 10 December, 2017 - 8:36 am
Calculating I/O Module Power Consumption
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ArcNET Jumper Configuration
Posted by Mohamedibr752 on 10 December, 2017 - 3:52 am
How to identify the jumper configuration of the ArcNET PCA198-CXB Card ?
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Serial USB-RS45 Failing to Read on Raspberry Pi But Not on Ubuntu Laptop
Posted by Peter Turner on 9 December, 2017 - 1:44 am
Able to read values from batteries using RS485-USB from my linux laptop, but the same code is failing after a few reads on a raspberry pi.
Fuel Fraction Not Matching
Posted by Billy on 8 December, 2017 - 11:06 pm
Siemens gas turbine fuel fraction not matching
ORP Calibration Issues
Posted by bseeton1 on 8 December, 2017 - 3:41 pm
Issues regarding getting ORP calibrations to track with process
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Reduced Power Operations of a Baseload Plant
Posted by ChristensonWJ on 7 December, 2017 - 12:42 am
Questions regarding operation of a 7EA GT in preselect load in a cogeneration plant with 1x1 setup.
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Level Sensor in Sanitary Slurry Tank with Diaphragm Pump
Posted by supervisedautomation on 6 December, 2017 - 1:39 pm
I'm looking for a sensor system to indicate how much water has been added to tank and also to indicate when the tank has been pumped empty.
System Alarm on DCS
Posted by ammar_yasir on 6 December, 2017 - 10:58 am
After power failure on plant DCS power switched to UPS (Backup). But Universal station No. 1 showed maintenance message.
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Single Encoder Output to Multiple Devices
Posted by Chris on 5 December, 2017 - 9:26 pm
Can I connect a single encoder output to multiple devices?
Cummins PCC 3200
Posted by Barbican on 4 December, 2017 - 1:39 pm
How is external speed and voltage trim enabled?
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Mist Eliminator Failure
Posted by khl000 on 3 December, 2017 - 5:13 am
what can be done if mist eliminator fails?
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Gas Turbine Load Run Up Restrictions
Posted by iqbal5903 on 2 December, 2017 - 4:59 am
Is there any load run up restrictions in Gas Turbines
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Vibration Protection
Posted by Tan Tran on 2 December, 2017 - 1:27 am
Vibration protection for air fan cooler
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Panelview 600
Posted by glassport on 1 December, 2017 - 4:32 pm
Question about firmware and software version conflicts
Schneider Modicon M221 Coil Address
Posted by BillySangster on 1 December, 2017 - 7:16 am
Problem writing to a single coil on a Schneider PLC using Libmodbus library
PLC Runtime
Posted by sulemanjamil1 on 30 November, 2017 - 6:16 am
Basic structure of PLC Runtime
Intouch 2012 / Windows Server 2016
Posted by Magnus_McAdam on 30 November, 2017 - 4:16 am
Anyone with experience running Intouch 2012 (10.5) stand-alone on Windows server 2016?
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Control on Temperature In To or Out From Heating Process?
Posted by Tune on 29 November, 2017 - 3:02 pm
System with water as heating medium "small" water volume circulated with electrical heater and a larger amount of metal being heated to desired temperature.
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Boiler Drum Level Control Using Drum Level as a Ramp Function of Operating Power
Posted by Eurekanitish on 29 November, 2017 - 11:00 am
Does anyone see advantage in ramping the drum level as a function of operating Power?
Request for GE 9E Library with Simulation for Learning Purposes
Posted by controlalt on 29 November, 2017 - 10:17 am
MarkVIE library with ge simulation block
How to Use and Configure DAT 8017-I
Posted by dat8017-I on 29 November, 2017 - 4:29 am
Any one knows how to configure the device DAT 8017-I using DEV9k. I tried but failed to understand.
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Mark VIe HMI Color Changes
Posted by martin0079 on 28 November, 2017 - 11:28 am
How to change the colors for HMI Mark VIe with active point
Mark Vie PDIO Diagnostic Alarms
Posted by transporter84 on 28 November, 2017 - 10:57 am
Some diagnostic alarm appeared in Mark Vie control system for PDIO, <R> Pack.
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Modbus Bridgemux BM85 Configuration Upload
Posted by dbsiler on 27 November, 2017 - 5:19 pm
Is it possible to upload the configuration from an old Modicon bridgemux BM85?
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P Services and User-created Tags...
Posted by Mark on 26 November, 2017 - 8:54 pm
Get_Instance_Attribute_List (0x55)...
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Mark VIeS vs Mark VIe
Posted by Isulamu on 26 November, 2017 - 6:08 am
does the mark VIeS has to co-exist with a mark VIe control platform or not??
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Multi-process Value in CS3000
Posted by hasseli on 26 November, 2017 - 1:52 am
How to read different measurements of HART devices in CENTUM 3000?
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Fluctuating KVAR Reading
Posted by jorgen on 25 November, 2017 - 3:20 pm
Genset doesn't maintain a stable KVAR reading while in parallel
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Governor Load Reference Setpoint Change
Posted by going_elekctric on 25 November, 2017 - 12:07 am
Question about governor load reference setpoint change, which is driving me nuts.
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Boiler Burner Control Damper Servo Motor Potentiometer Burned Up
Posted by abdulrahman0575 on 24 November, 2017 - 4:32 pm
Boiler Damper Controlling Servo motor not working Properly.
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Duplex RTD Application
Posted by Praabhaat on 23 November, 2017 - 11:38 am
Duplex RTD connection for gear box bearing
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Actuator Minimum Air Pressure Increase
Posted by soyxan on 23 November, 2017 - 6:03 am
Consequences actuator minimum air pressure increase
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GE Mark V TMR to Simplex
Posted by briq on 22 November, 2017 - 7:47 pm
Changing GE Mark V TMR system to Simplex system
Honeywell Logic Manager Documentaion
Posted by ammar_yasir on 22 November, 2017 - 10:52 am
Looking for Logic manager(620) Honeywell documents
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Profibus Cable
Posted by saibal on 21 November, 2017 - 11:53 pm
Function of armor on profibus cable
Software Programing
Posted by Osman on 21 November, 2017 - 1:47 pm
How i can Extract Byte from tag that data type is string[n]. [n] is number of character
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300 Tags Going IOP in Centum VP Continuously
Posted by RH on 21 November, 2017 - 9:32 am
300 tags are frequently going IOP and then recover in a split second in Centum VP
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Effect of Single-phasing during a Motor Start
Posted by KevM on 21 November, 2017 - 7:15 am
What would be the effect of starting a 3 phase induction motor with a secondary single-phase fault present?
Schneider ETG1010 Gateway
Posted by J3J3 on 21 November, 2017 - 2:46 am
How to configure ETG1010
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Calculating Flow Measurement with Orifice
Posted by Haroon on 20 November, 2017 - 5:24 pm
Calculating Flow Measurement with Orifice
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BC7300 Modbus Configuration
Posted by mrtaho060317 on 20 November, 2017 - 11:09 am
Configuring Beckhoff Modbus RTU
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Can FactoryTalk Use .Net User Controls?
Posted by RobR on 17 November, 2017 - 1:22 pm
Can .Net User Controls be incorporated into FactoryTalk displays?
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Compactlogix and Ethernet I/O Fault
Posted by tony_war on 17 November, 2017 - 1:16 pm
Compactlogix PAC's Ethernet port faults unexpectedly
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Why Two Gas Valves (SRV GCV) in Frame 5 GT
Posted by Isulamu on 16 November, 2017 - 3:13 pm
What is the reason behind using two gas valves in the frame 5 gas turbine?
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MARK VI Loop Test
Posted by qhogan1 on 16 November, 2017 - 9:02 am
Loop Testing MARK VI Speedtronic
Medium Voltage Circuit Breakers
Posted by ASD on 16 November, 2017 - 8:47 am
New circuit breaker with different breaking and closing times
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C & I Documentation
Posted by Instrumentation on 16 November, 2017 - 3:14 am
Where can I find C&I related documents for study?
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GE Frame 9E Bleed Off Valves Passing
Posted by AAkhan on 15 November, 2017 - 8:25 am
Gas turbine frame 9E compressor bleed off valves started passing after filter replacement activity.
Determining the Smallest Acceleration an Accelerometer Can Measure
Posted by supersnare on 15 November, 2017 - 5:15 am
Doing research on MEMS accelerometers, interested in a method to determine the smallest amount of acceleration a sensor can measure.
Honeywell Console Station Problem
Posted by mostafa1987 on 15 November, 2017 - 12:21 am
Honeywell console station configuration
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Centum VP
Posted by saiab on 14 November, 2017 - 4:31 am
Upgrading from Centum VPR4 to R6.
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Auto Start in ABB -AC Drive ACS850
Posted by Mani151282 on 14 November, 2017 - 2:41 am
Once we apply Emergency Stop from field or local panel, the drive trips/stops. While releasing the emergency it starts automatically.
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Mark VIe Pack Does Not Communicate
Posted by Dfoster on 14 November, 2017 - 2:22 am
Asking for help on a Mark VIe PSCA pack that won't connect to IONet.
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Electronics and Circuits
Posted by vivitern on 14 November, 2017 - 1:55 am
Liquid throughput hall sensor giving odd number of pulses plus only works in horizontal level
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Shutdown of Gas Turbines 9E, 88QV
Posted by bil07 on 13 November, 2017 - 7:16 am
Question about shut down of gas turbines 9E
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MKVIe Controller Configuration Name Does Not Match
Posted by anwartota9 on 12 November, 2017 - 6:12 am
After uploading the MKVIe component G2, I cannot access the controller anymore.
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Hydraulic System Pressure Not Released after GT Shutdown
Posted by MOmar91 on 10 November, 2017 - 9:14 am
Hydraulic pressure still 20 bar after shutdown and aux pump stopped, but the transmitter read 20 bar when GT was turning gear.
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Discrepancy Between Sensor Reading and Thermometer
Posted by mtlons on 9 November, 2017 - 12:11 pm
Temp displayed from RTD w/ transmitter is different from thermometer reading
Flow and Time Weighted Average
Posted by chillwin on 9 November, 2017 - 9:20 am
What is Flow and Time Weighted Average?
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3 Element Control for Boiler Drum
Posted by shamsedin on 8 November, 2017 - 11:15 am
Looking for information on HRSG three element level control
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I/O Communications Loss and Then Loss of Ready to Start
Posted by lightson on 8 November, 2017 - 10:17 am
I/O communications failure happens within ~30 minutes of rebooting "R" core.
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MARK VI HMI
Posted by Djafer on 8 November, 2017 - 9:47 am
TCI not starting error 1331.
OPC UA historical with SQL Compact
Posted by iman102 on 8 November, 2017 - 7:19 am
Using SQL Compact as a database for historical access of OPC Ua.
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Mark V HMI Disk Failure
Posted by Shyam on 8 November, 2017 - 5:38 am
Mark-V control system HMI hard disk failure.
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Mark V <R> Freeze on A4_93% - DCC Error
Posted by Hasan Abduillah on 8 November, 2017 - 12:09 am
After range updated and downloaded, and cores rebooted. <T, S> cores at A7 but <R> is not progressing beyond A4 - 93%.
Yaskawa FS100 I/O Technical Documentation is Wrong
Posted by Robitz on 7 November, 2017 - 10:00 pm
Yaskawa/MotoMan has supplied me with the wrong documentation.
Heidelberg Cutstar Roll Stand
Posted by Shakopee on 7 November, 2017 - 10:25 am
AMK Drive and Controller Issues
Choosing a Controller for Our Requirements
Posted by Jeet Vaidya on 7 November, 2017 - 8:53 am
Need advice for choosing a controller that meets our requirements
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Ramping up a Generator while RPM is Constant.
Posted by fahdbt94 on 6 November, 2017 - 11:44 pm
How exactly does the power output of a generator increase, by increasing the fuel input and keeping RPM constant.
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Joined GE / Fieldcore-Control TA
Posted by grajesh on 6 November, 2017 - 2:30 pm
I am keep reading turbine controls stuffs and it benefited in many ways to gain knowledge and helped to join GE / Fieldcore as a Control TA.
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Electromagnetic Flowmeter in High Pressure Line
Posted by akhait on 6 November, 2017 - 8:50 am
Using Electromagnetic flowmeter in high pressure water injection line
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EST 3 Fire Alarm System
Posted by fahdbt94 on 6 November, 2017 - 7:02 am
Adding new sensors to an existing loop on the EST3 System using 3SDU.
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Mark IV C Controller Freeze
Posted by Mahmud on 6 November, 2017 - 4:39 am
Mark IV C controller monitor froze
MultiTrode Protocol
Posted by mmassaNY on 5 November, 2017 - 5:59 pm
Does anyone have the protocol document for MultiTrode's earlier devices?
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GE Frame 9E Increasing Exhaust Spread after Fuel Change Over
Posted by AAkhan on 3 November, 2017 - 3:47 pm
GE Frame 9E exhaust spread is on increasing trend after fuel change over from Gas to HSD. HSD leakage was occurred from main diesel pump during the event also.
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Taylor Industrial Software
Posted by Peter_Green on 3 November, 2017 - 8:09 am
Looking for Installation disk for 1990 vintage software
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Flow Rate from Tank Level
Posted by Himanshu on 3 November, 2017 - 5:01 am
Flow calculation in PLC from Level
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DCS CS3000 Upgrade to Centum VP R6
Posted by kaouche mohammed on 3 November, 2017 - 4:05 am
Should we upgrade cs3000 to centum vp R6?
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MARK I Card Calibration
Posted by dontknowman on 3 November, 2017 - 1:52 am
Need some materials on mark I calibration
Electrical Equipment Protection in Hazard Areas
Posted by hany5757 on 2 November, 2017 - 9:44 pm
Some questions regarding electrical equipment protection in hazard areas.
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Modbus Receive Timeout Error
Posted by Piey on 2 November, 2017 - 10:30 am
Modbus shows timeout error result
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Modbus Address for Eurosens Dominator
Posted by Piey on 1 November, 2017 - 9:20 am
Holding register address for fuel level sensors brand eurosens dominator RS.
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Remote Pump Control
Posted by maxl1991 on 1 November, 2017 - 5:57 am
Remote pump control over a long distance.
HIPPS vs SIS
Posted by Arly on 1 November, 2017 - 3:00 am
What is the major difference between SIS (safety instrumented system) and HIPPS (high integrity pressure protection system)?
Serial to MODBUS TCP Converter using Wiznet W5500
Posted by andig on 1 November, 2017 - 1:11 am
Need to convert Serial Data into MODBUS TCP
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Looking for Insights About Dual Configuration in Mark VIe
Posted by Isulamu on 30 October, 2017 - 5:18 pm
The difference between TMR and Dual contoller configuration in Mark VIe
Tapping Modbus/TCP traffic
Posted by Rob Hulsebos on 29 October, 2017 - 10:22 am
Tapping Modbus/TCP traffic on Ethernet requires different technique than when using serial networks.
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Bentley Nevada Rack 3500 Signals Getting Bad
Posted by MUHAMMAD ARIF on 29 October, 2017 - 3:24 am
BN 3500 Rack signals are become Bad for 10 sec and then become ok
501F BPT and Exhaust Control
Posted by ding on 27 October, 2017 - 11:45 am
What's the difference between BPT and Exhaust control for Siemens GT?
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Mismatch between Calibrated Range and Re-ranged Loops in PLC
Posted by PolyT on 26 October, 2017 - 11:23 am
Mismatch between Calibrated range and re-ranged URV-LRV by HART
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ENRAF FlexLine 990 RTD Spot Element Offset
Posted by PakUser on 26 October, 2017 - 9:10 am
Spot RTD Element shows 3C difference at SmartView with manual temperature reading.
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Synchronization of a Captive Power Plant
Posted by Rotimi88 on 26 October, 2017 - 7:47 am
Questions about the synchronization of a captive power plant.
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Fieldbus (H1) to RS232 Converter
Posted by Yousef on 26 October, 2017 - 3:19 am
Looking for a Fieldbus (H1) to RS232 converter
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Atomizing Air Booster Uses
Posted by MOmar91 on 25 October, 2017 - 12:18 pm
What is the use of AA booster on gas fuel operation?
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Alarm Indication PC Board
Posted by mktg on 24 October, 2017 - 5:36 pm
I am struggling to Understand how this Alarm indicator PCB works
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Standard/ Daniel
Posted by Nano61 on 24 October, 2017 - 11:05 am
New to Modbus. What is the difference from Standard and Daniel both ASCII and RTU.