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Bently Nevada Module 3500/61
Posted by Mihir Ramkrishna on 8 November, 2016 - 6:45 am
Temperature Display problem in BN 3500/61 module when Laptop is connected to it.
Bently Nevada 3500 Power Supply
Posted by djafer on 8 November, 2016 - 5:50 am
Looking for additional power supply
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MarkV Historian
Posted by Rajesh on 8 November, 2016 - 3:34 am
Historian is connected with 8 Gas Turbines and running with out of memory
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Liquid Fuel System Articles
Posted by Aptx4869 on 7 November, 2016 - 10:08 am
Articles about that water cooled check valve or 3 way-valve would increase the readability of LF System.
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MODBUS - RTU Implementation Using AVR ATMEGA32A Controllers and RS485
Posted by Kshitij_Lakhani on 7 November, 2016 - 6:05 am
Simple MODBUS - RTU implementation using AVR ATMEGA32A controllers and RS485 as the electrical layer.
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BLDC Control Board
Posted by Dinesh on 7 November, 2016 - 1:37 am
Looking for recommendations for an evaluation board for a BLDC hub motor.
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Lube Oil Pump
Posted by Aptx4869 on 5 November, 2016 - 12:55 pm
Both Lube Oil Pumps running at the same time
PV800 HMI Multiple Position Switch
Posted by willsted on 4 November, 2016 - 4:55 pm
Batch tank system, Is it possible to make a six position selector switch with a HMI? I am using a AB Panel-View 800
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Endress and Hauser Promag 53 Network Failure
Posted by Maclaughlin on 3 November, 2016 - 3:16 pm
Trying to figure out why FITs lose network communication at times.
Scheidt & Bachmann V11 Pump Communication Protocol
Posted by kovacevicdr on 3 November, 2016 - 8:13 am
Trying to connect Scheidt & Bachmann fuel dispenser to computer
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GE HMI OS - Windows 10 availability
Posted by 10_ac on 3 November, 2016 - 8:12 am
Is the Windows 10 OS available for GE HMI application Toolbox for MKVIe?
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Setting VTUR Circuit Braker Adaptive Close Time
Posted by topcat123 on 3 November, 2016 - 4:38 am
Setting for CB1CloseTime and adaptive time on MK6E VTUR
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GE Diagnostic Alarms
Posted by modulusyoung on 2 November, 2016 - 5:41 pm
How to disable GE Diagnostic Alarms from being broadcast in the WorkstationST environment?
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Modbus Library in MATLAB
Posted by reza_Hdr on 2 November, 2016 - 2:44 pm
Want to communicate between controller and MATLAB via Ethernet cable using Modbus over Ethernet
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Python Based HMI
Posted by Navigator on 2 November, 2016 - 9:54 am
Looking for reference on Python based port communication/HMI
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Shaft Grounding for Steam Turbine
Posted by PSMoudgalya on 2 November, 2016 - 6:57 am
What should be grounded on a condensing turbine?
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Circuit Protection for a Pump
Posted by revamp on 2 November, 2016 - 6:15 am
How to size circuit protection for a pump
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Modbus Errors in HVAC System - Invalid CRC and Response Not from Requested Slave
Posted by sx3 on 2 November, 2016 - 5:03 am
Modbus errors after connecting heat pump to HVAC, Invalid CRC, Operation times out, Response not from requested slave.
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MKVIe IO Pack Failures
Posted by Chutney on 1 November, 2016 - 10:09 pm
MKVIe IO Pack Failures and "Module Required" meaning.
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Absolute Encoder SSI Interface and Grey Code
Posted by Warnakula on 1 November, 2016 - 1:22 pm
How does an absolute encoder works with the SSI interface and what is grey code all about?
FastTrak PLC Programming Software
Posted by geoffrybrown on 1 November, 2016 - 12:18 pm
What are your FastTrak PLC programming software experiences?
Saia PCD - Saia Burgess Controls
Posted by Ulvis on 1 November, 2016 - 8:06 am
Anyone using Saia-PCD PLCs?
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Gas Orifice Plate Resizing
Posted by chillwin on 1 November, 2016 - 6:31 am
Changing gas orifice plate sizing
GE Workstation ST OPC AE Server
Posted by modulusyoung on 31 October, 2016 - 6:45 pm
Does anyone has experience with GE WorkstationST OPC AE server?
Unity Pro Loop Drawings
Posted by apps_man on 31 October, 2016 - 6:41 pm
Printing a module edge loop wiring drawing from Unity Pro.
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Gas Turbine Inlet - Turbine Inlet Temperature
Posted by ABDELAALI on 31 October, 2016 - 4:26 pm
How to calculate turbine inlet temperature and what parameters control the evolution of this temperature?
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Rockwell PLC PID Setpoint Ramp
Posted by old guy on 31 October, 2016 - 9:19 am
Rockwell PLC PID setpoint ramp question
Gas Turbine Inlet Pressure Loss and Exhaust Pressure Loss
Posted by GTguy99 on 31 October, 2016 - 7:59 am
Why is total pressure loss used for Inlet Pressure Loss and static pressure loss used for Exhaust Pressure Loss?
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Vacuum at Bearing Housing
Posted by Aptx4869 on 30 October, 2016 - 9:23 am
Purpose behind keeping the bearing housing at vacuum
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How PLC Communicates with DCS
Posted by Mans92 on 30 October, 2016 - 3:58 am
How does a PLC relate to the DCS
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Retro-fitable Noninvasive Flow Meter for Measuring Pressurised Water
Posted by billythepipe on 30 October, 2016 - 3:01 am
Want to put some inexpensive non-invasive sensors to measure pressurized water flow rate in 1/2" pipes.
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Automation Deliverables
Posted by Mans92 on 29 October, 2016 - 7:27 am
Main Automation deliverables
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Will a VFD Output Single Phase?
Posted by Mays on 28 October, 2016 - 5:04 pm
VFD outputting single phase
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RSView32 and SQL
Posted by Quantum866 on 28 October, 2016 - 9:10 am
How to Read a SQL Table into RSView32 Tags
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Mark V HMI No Data
Posted by EngHarthi on 27 October, 2016 - 8:05 pm
One of Mark V HMIs shows no data. However, Data can be seen from other HMIs.
Webserver Communication ABB RTU560 CMR01
Posted by hijashmk on 27 October, 2016 - 8:52 am
Unable to setup webserver communication for ABB RTU560 CMR01
Document That Describes IEEE Different Earthing Standard?
Posted by bhushan_javle04 on 27 October, 2016 - 3:43 am
Which IEEE earthing standard can be called when safety and instruments are connected at one end to the panel?
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Siemens S7-400 Does Not Power On
Posted by Abdul Mateen on 27 October, 2016 - 1:25 am
Siemens S7-400 would not power on after communication error.
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GE 9FA Gas Turbine Fan When Running Standby Fan Getting Reverse Rotation
Posted by amanat on 26 October, 2016 - 2:21 pm
Gas turbine fans when running standby fan getting reverse rotation which is leading to burnt motor
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Honeywell Experion SCADA vs PCDI Communication
Posted by thomasicsc on 26 October, 2016 - 11:22 am
Using PCDI vs SCADA in Honeywell Experion with Modbus TCP
Request for Guidance - Single Integrator Issues
Posted by Jeremy Pollard on 25 October, 2016 - 11:41 pm
Single integrator looking for advice on how to explain the value of an informed resource to a VP.
Delta PLC Communication Issue
Posted by Madhumati on 25 October, 2016 - 7:35 am
Facing communication issue with Delta DVP 28SV PLC when powered OFF & ON.
Errors in Logic When Replacing Omron CPU
Posted by Ali Raza on 25 October, 2016 - 6:02 am
Logic errors after replacing Omron CQM1 CPU 21 with CQMH1 CPU 21
Percent of Volatile Matter Left After Burning LPG
Posted by Kamaraj on 25 October, 2016 - 3:22 am
How much amount of LPG can be released to atmosphere, and after burning of LPG how much % of volatile matters can be released to atmosphere via chimney?
PL7 Xway Connection Lost after Second TSXETY4103 Added
Posted by vincentocn82 on 25 October, 2016 - 12:30 am
Premium PLC remote xway connection lost after added second ETY module
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Drum Three Element Level Control
Posted by shamsedin on 24 October, 2016 - 7:42 am
what is merits and demerits of three element drum level control?
Centum VP Illegal Exit
Posted by Boscokk on 24 October, 2016 - 4:17 am
Illegal Exit Code after installing Centum VP R6
Under Voltage Setting
Posted by Meto on 23 October, 2016 - 2:55 am
What is a rule of thumb setting for the busbar under-voltage relay time delay.
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Gas Flowrate and Volume Measurement
Posted by dannys on 22 October, 2016 - 4:05 pm
Disparity in volume of gas captured by barton chart recorder from a gas vending company and ABB totalizer used the gas fired power station.
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Siemens T-3000 Reports Question
Posted by PEHE on 22 October, 2016 - 9:50 am
We're struggling with using T-3000 and creating useful reports.
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GE Mark VI PID
Posted by Mully on 22 October, 2016 - 6:04 am
Looking for information about the tuning parameters for a oil cooler control loop. It is being controlled by an ISA_PID MK-VI block.
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52G Re-Closure Logic
Posted by saurabhstalone on 22 October, 2016 - 4:49 am
Understanding the 52G automatic re-closure logic in MKV GE Frames gas turbines controls
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Stator RTD Showing High Value During Running
Posted by Anurag Bhardwaj on 22 October, 2016 - 12:06 am
Ohm Stator RTD values for motor vary.
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PWM 4 to 20 mA Signal To Go To PLC
Posted by dpm123 on 21 October, 2016 - 11:36 am
Connecting a sensor outputting 4-20mA PWM signal to an existing PLC that can only accept analogue 0-10V or 4-20mA signals and/or digital inputs
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2-Wire Network Recommendations
Posted by nuatn on 21 October, 2016 - 10:38 am
Asking for recommendation for a networking framework that uses existing unshielded twisted pair.
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Monitoring and Controlling Central Air Conditioners
Posted by nabilnathir on 20 October, 2016 - 6:56 am
Questions about setting up automation project for central air-conditioning system
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Allen Bradley PLC as Ethernet/IP Adapter
Posted by Madhumati on 20 October, 2016 - 6:14 am
Can Allen Bradley PLC be configured as Ethernet/IP slave or adapter?
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Gas Turbine Tripped on Rotor Axia Shifting but Parameter Normal
Posted by CCPP Guddu on 20 October, 2016 - 1:04 am
Siemens unit 136 MW Gas turbine V 94.2 running on base load and suddenly tripped on "Axial shifting Tripped". Parameters normal and under limit.
New to PLC
Posted by sneha on 19 October, 2016 - 2:43 pm
New to plc would like more information about addressing in PLCs
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Sea Water Intake
Posted by Djafer on 19 October, 2016 - 6:19 am
Measuring differential level of sea water on transmitter band screen
Automated Packing of Little Bags
Posted by croautomation on 19 October, 2016 - 2:09 am
Project is to solve automation of packing little "pieces" which are collected in big box.
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Problem with Allen Bradley 5/40 CPU
Posted by Mihir Ramkrishna on 18 October, 2016 - 11:57 pm
After maintenance, an different version of program was in processor after powering up PLC.
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Electronic Pressure Sensors
Posted by hany5757 on 18 October, 2016 - 12:27 pm
Different electronic sensors used recently for pressure transmitters. Any comparison for the advantage and most important the disadvantages (limitations) for each type?
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Steam Turbine Operated in Pressure/Power Control Mode
Posted by ThirstyMonkey on 17 October, 2016 - 5:45 pm
What are pros/cons when a steam turbine operates in pressure control mode and in power control mode?
DCS Modbus with Mark Vie
Posted by samehsabry2010 on 17 October, 2016 - 5:33 pm
Creating redundant communication using Modbus and Yokogawa DCS with HMI Mark Vie
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Turbine Not Attaining FSNL
Posted by Obiloko4 on 17 October, 2016 - 4:00 pm
Turbine fails to reach FSNL. It has been a long time since starting turbine.
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Ex ia Low Voltage Power Supply
Posted by Andrew H on 17 October, 2016 - 10:54 am
Looking for an [Ex ia] DC power supply with entity parameters; 4V < Uo > 8.4V; Io <= 200mA; Po <= 1.3W
DB-II scale to PC through USB
Posted by delwar on 17 October, 2016 - 12:33 am
Connecting DB-II Scale to PC though USB port
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PID Configuration of Minimum Flow Controller for Centrifugal Pump
Posted by hany5757 on 16 October, 2016 - 10:35 am
For Centrifugal Pump PID minimum flow controller, is there a special way of configuring it different from normal PID flow controller??
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Synchronous Motor/Generator
Posted by Terence Sundgren on 14 October, 2016 - 11:31 am
Is it possible to use a synchronous generator in "motoring" mode to synchronize your power machine to the grid, and then start generating by putting power into your machine?
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Requirements for Sil 3 System
Posted by wilebinabbas on 14 October, 2016 - 6:48 am
Questions about SIL 3 system requirements
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Mark VI VME CPU Card
Posted by Godswill on 14 October, 2016 - 5:58 am
Looking for the possible price range of Mark VI VME CPU Card
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Modbus Discrete Input
Posted by choi on 14 October, 2016 - 4:42 am
Confusion about using Modbus to read the status of discrete inputs
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Power Plant Blackout After Load is Rejected
Posted by Maaz Naseer on 13 October, 2016 - 3:28 pm
Power Plant blackedout when a load of 35MW was rejected. How to keep the system stable after that and prevent blackout?
Honeywell Experion R430.1 SCADA Questions
Posted by ar_basell on 13 October, 2016 - 7:29 am
Using Honeywell R430.1 Scada and have some Quickbuilder questions
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Adding an Ethernet/IP Adapter to Micrologix 1400 PLC
Posted by Madhumati on 13 October, 2016 - 3:37 am
Looking for a procedure to add an Ethernet/IP adapter device to Micrologix 1400 PLC configuration
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Controlling a Stepper Motor
Posted by Gabriel on 12 October, 2016 - 9:12 pm
Controlling a stepper motor using variables, but am losing power when it starts moving
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Position Control w. PLC and VFD
Posted by MRTNTW on 12 October, 2016 - 11:12 am
Position control using sensorless vector techniques.
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Machine Tripping on Negative Reactive Power Flow
Posted by rak11226 on 12 October, 2016 - 4:51 am
The in house machine which is a 34.5 MW Gas turbine tripped on negative reactive power flow while conducting the load throw off test.
ALSPA P320 Parts Supplier
Posted by SurenDixit on 12 October, 2016 - 4:49 am
Looking for UT-150-2 for ALSPA P320
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Generator Humming Sound
Posted by Aptx4869 on 11 October, 2016 - 2:05 pm
7FA generator is making a humming sound
A Primer for Axial Compressor Stall and Surge
Posted by CSA on 11 October, 2016 - 11:13 am
A recently-published article on Axial Compressor Stall and Surge
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Mark VI Toolbox
Posted by samson16 on 11 October, 2016 - 7:10 am
Analog signal forcing through MK-VI toolbox
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MK5 HMI Upgrade
Posted by andstennett on 11 October, 2016 - 12:22 am
MK5 studio has stopped working since upgrading our MK5 speedtronic to GE's new HMI with ST toolbox.
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Simulation Control Environment
Posted by Samim on 10 October, 2016 - 3:10 pm
Simulation Control Environment Problem
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Floboss 107 to DCS Analog Input
Posted by briq on 10 October, 2016 - 6:12 am
Floboss 107 to DCS ABB Bailey Analog Input
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GE Frame 9E Cooling Water System
Posted by khairulsulaiman on 10 October, 2016 - 3:25 am
Cooling water leakage at the turbine support leg along the vertical edge of the support
S5 Conversion
Posted by roxtech on 9 October, 2016 - 2:30 am
Converting an S5 95U with S7 CPU
Endress+Hauser FMP51 and Experion PKS R410
Posted by mostafa_qasemi1987 on 8 October, 2016 - 3:52 pm
Configuring an Endress+hauser Levelflex FMP51 by control builder in Experion PKs R410?
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SCADA Systems Suppliers in China and South Korea
Posted by foudam on 8 October, 2016 - 8:05 am
Top 5 SCADA SYSTEMS suppliers in China and South Korea.
Hitachi PLC Connection to PC
Posted by sreevinsreenivas on 8 October, 2016 - 2:11 am
Hitachi PLC EH-D40DTPS programming and connection problem
LM6000 N25 Control
Posted by KevinArnold on 8 October, 2016 - 12:54 am
LM6000 N25 control limit operation?
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Gas Turbine Wheelspace Differential Temperature
Posted by niazbibiyana on 7 October, 2016 - 3:32 pm
GE-9FA GT 1st stage forward inner wheel space temperature difference high.
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Air Processing Unit
Posted by Emesco on 7 October, 2016 - 1:16 pm
Source of air processing unit in turbine combustion? (GE frame 6 Gas Turbine)
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Calibration of LVDT on MK-VI simulator
Posted by samson16 on 6 October, 2016 - 11:09 am
I am facing problem with regulator calibration in Mark-VI simulator
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MarK-VI simulator issues
Posted by samson16 on 6 October, 2016 - 8:33 am
Hello there, I am facing some teething issues with Mark-VI simulator (VMWare based).
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Bleed valve limit switch
Posted by grajesh on 6 October, 2016 - 4:08 am
Has any site using micro switch for the compressor air bleed valve? Is yes please share the details.
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Modbus TCP HW C300 - MarkVI
Posted by daniel on 6 October, 2016 - 12:30 am
A problem with Honeywell PKS C300 and GE MarkVie communication via Modbus TCP
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Torque converter graphics is should be needed in Mvie HMI Graphics?
Posted by sreenoo39 on 5 October, 2016 - 11:05 pm
needed in GT 7EA MVie HMI?
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Equipping an Industrial Control Systems Lab
Posted by thiagoralves on 5 October, 2016 - 10:41 pm
Brands and models of PLCs for the University's Lab