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Engineering problem
Posted by Honer Sofi on 15 August, 2012 - 10:32 am
looking for a website with companies that need an engineering solution to a problem they might be facing.
Cummins Generators need connectivity to with out back end system
Posted by All on 14 August, 2012 - 7:48 pm
I have 10,000 Cummins Generators in Eastern EUrope that I need connectivity to with out back end system. I have been tod several time, no problem, but to date no results.
why do we need two stage regulators for gas cylinders
Posted by sangeeth on 14 August, 2012 - 6:21 pm
Why do we need dual stage regulators
Using FactoryTalk and Kepware to drive a PLC contact
Posted by Northern Controller on 14 August, 2012 - 4:43 pm
I have two tags in my Kepserver both monitoring PLC contacts. I have been trying to use the FactoryTalk even log to input a logic statement that will force on one of the contacts if the other is turned on.
IEC Upload information not restored successfully
Posted by Matt F. on 14 August, 2012 - 11:44 am
IEC Upload information not restored successfully Error Id: OLI-21735 when uploading from Quantum
Robotic Arm Required
Posted by tonygordon007 on 14 August, 2012 - 1:57 am
I am wanting a robotic arm and controller that could potentially lift 5kg.
Intergraph Intools and Plant 4D
Posted by Ansh on 14 August, 2012 - 1:34 am
Price of plant 4D and Intergraph INtools
CE and Corded Disconnects
Posted by MJD on 13 August, 2012 - 9:28 am
I have an amplifier that is being replaced and the replacement has a larger current draw.
tim 3v &dnp3
Posted by maneager on 13 August, 2012 - 7:07 am
TIM3V (6NH7803-3BA0-0AA0
120 MW Thyripol excitation system
Posted by Avinash Reddy on 13 August, 2012 - 5:56 am
Configuring of T-400 Module for SIEMENS Excitation system.
Posted by MEMO on 12 August, 2012 - 5:34 pm
we have a bus CS275 redundant(A y B) and one bus(A) no is in software BANY and no have alarms of the BUS, only the alarm when the fault was present
Solar System Safety Certifications
Posted by J.T. Lasserre on 12 August, 2012 - 12:01 pm
I am performing a self certification on a solar system.
Steam turbine controlling modes...
Posted by sriram sandeep on 12 August, 2012 - 11:07 am
steam turbine controlling modes....
Hazardous Area Classification
Posted by S Alagappan on 12 August, 2012 - 6:31 am
Hazardous Area Specification
Calculation for Impact Plate
Posted by Zahid on 11 August, 2012 - 11:25 pm
How to calibrate load cell of impact plate for measuring flow of solid.
My gas turbine (generation)/MW is not increasing from 24MW to 30MW
Posted by Wahidul Islam on 11 August, 2012 - 5:43 pm
Gas turbine generation is not increasing from 24MW to 30 MW
Modbus comms from a Omni Flow Computer 6000
Posted by Marty on 11 August, 2012 - 3:09 pm
modbus comms from Omni Flow Computer to Modicon Quantum 113 though a multiplexer BM85C002
Generator questions
Posted by dg1953 on 11 August, 2012 - 8:56 am
using induction motor as grid tied generator
Plant Dynamics
Posted by Ram on 11 August, 2012 - 5:15 am
Thermal Power plant Dynamics
Fuzzy logic
Posted by ARIF ALI on 10 August, 2012 - 3:05 pm
i want to implement fuzzy logic using step 7 software for simatic plc. can step 7 have any library function for the fuzzy logic.
Earthing of Switchgears
Posted by charz on 10 August, 2012 - 12:16 pm
Transformer Earthing
CRC Error
Posted by pankaj on 10 August, 2012 - 10:20 am
modbus poll shows a crc error
Process Oscillations
Posted by engineer on 10 August, 2012 - 5:28 am
making sense of process oscillations
Mark vi
Posted by vijay on 10 August, 2012 - 5:13 am
mark vi rebooting procedure
problem with hydraulic spring operating mechanism generator circuit breaker
Posted by koukos on 10 August, 2012 - 2:58 am
Generator Breaker
Biffi Gas inlet shuttoff valve
Posted by ashiq on 10 August, 2012 - 2:41 am
Dual source pneumatic and hydraulic actuator operating procedure
Posted by JBS1959 on 9 August, 2012 - 9:30 am
I am trying to write an HMI in VB to control a RSLogix5000 PLC. I am a beginner in VB so be kind.
twido abd w@de
Posted by zepatek on 9 August, 2012 - 9:04 am
Communication between twido plc and w@de 315 rtu
motor drives for satellite reaction wheels
Posted by anjali on 9 August, 2012 - 8:34 am
Hi i am doing my M.Tech in control and instrumentation. i am in search of a motor drive for the reaction wheel, other than the conventional BLDC motor and the PMSM motor
Paperless Recorders
Posted by Henry on 9 August, 2012 - 4:20 am
Are there any paperless recorders on the market with a supply of 24VDC and 12 relay outputs?
gas turbine
Posted by Djafer on 9 August, 2012 - 2:52 am
Clutch release at 40 % HP speed.
Can we read the data of a PLC over Modbus when it is in STOP mode?
Posted by Mukund on 9 August, 2012 - 1:41 am
Can we read the data of a PLC over Modbus when it is in STOP mode?
Stop mode status of PLC Input-Output
Posted by Mukund on 9 August, 2012 - 1:26 am
I/O status of different PLC's during stop mode.
Re: PLCs: Why do you pay for PLC programming software?
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 8 August, 2012 - 8:02 pm
Why do you pay for PLC programming software?
Understandin generator action at grid failure
Posted by Eslam sameh on 8 August, 2012 - 6:12 pm
Generator turbine speed controller revamp.
looking for info about posalux 6000 cnc machine booting solutions
Posted by Mehmet Erdogan on 8 August, 2012 - 2:43 pm
fat(0x9100) error just before booting process completed at posalux 6000 cnc machine with cnc 3000 ver 1.50 software
Issue with two E&H Cubemass meters
Posted by Shipnut03 on 8 August, 2012 - 10:40 am
Inspiration required... a bit stuck
GE MS7001B Turbine "LIQUID FUEL" fuel pump swashplate RVDT feedback
Posted by Brad Zuercher on 7 August, 2012 - 11:18 pm
Need info on GE MS7001B Gas/Liquid Fuel turbine control system, with Denison Pump
Digital Input with Line Monitoring
Posted by system123 on 7 August, 2012 - 9:30 am
How to identify Digital input with line monitoring? And what is line monitoring?
Difference between SDV and BDV's
Posted by raj on 7 August, 2012 - 8:41 am
what is the difference between SDV and BDV's.
Which communication protocols are companies using when developing products?
Posted by sandeep on 7 August, 2012 - 8:19 am
Which communication protocols are main companies developing products using these technologies?
Atlas copco combox-s problem
Posted by seshu on 7 August, 2012 - 6:15 am
How to check if atlas copco combox-s is working or not?
I want control rtu in modbus protocol via gprs internet
Posted by Hamed Jafari on 7 August, 2012 - 3:29 am
I want control rtu in modbus protocol via gprs internet
15-pin D type port
Posted by Vir on 6 August, 2012 - 8:43 pm
Seeking pinout details of 15-pin D type port for Modbus communication
Interfacing with MODBUS protocol using PC
Posted by Jose on 6 August, 2012 - 3:07 pm
Using interface device which communicates on Modbus protocol only. Want to communicate with simulator on PC.
FBD unit testing
Posted by ML on 6 August, 2012 - 12:05 pm
Industrial experience on unit testing software for FBD
Interfacing an ArchestrA Galaxy to Instep eDNA Historian
Posted by iceSCADA on 6 August, 2012 - 11:05 am
Interfacing an ArchestrA Galaxy to Instep eDNA Historian
load Fluctuation on Steam turbine generators
Posted by Hochelaga on 5 August, 2012 - 1:15 pm
load Fluctuation on Steam turbine generators
Two 4-20mA communication in a flow meter
Posted by Inst on 5 August, 2012 - 9:37 am
Looking for a flow meter that has an option to send data to two separate places
Multiple phase motor
Posted by Kuldip on 5 August, 2012 - 4:10 am
Running a multiple phase motor on a single phase
Throttle Push Correction Curves for Gas Turbines
Posted by Kevin Arnold on 4 August, 2012 - 10:57 am
Throttle Push correction curves for LM6000 PC Sprint gas turbines
Communicating between MODBUS RTU and WAGO
Posted by Bruno on 4 August, 2012 - 5:22 am
problems with communication between Wago and Seneca
Low cost flowmeters
Posted by Aparra on 3 August, 2012 - 6:53 pm
I'm just looking for an economic flow sensor
Gas Turbine Governors
Posted by Edriss on 3 August, 2012 - 6:21 pm
Looking for some sources and information about gas turbine governors
Posted by jose on 3 August, 2012 - 12:25 pm
Is there an analog input that can modify the EX2000 set point
AeroDerivative GT Exhaust Temperature
Posted by Kevin Arnold on 2 August, 2012 - 2:53 pm
Gas Turbine Exhaust Temperature at different loads
Power Monitoring with Control
Posted by Phezo on 2 August, 2012 - 11:09 am
Asking the Expert!
Hydro-power generation in Africa
Posted by Mark Klee on 2 August, 2012 - 4:19 am
I'm trying to determine the amount of electricity that can be practically generated from a stream of water on the top of our property.
base load on a frame v machine
Posted by karen on 1 August, 2012 - 10:33 pm
what will happen if a machine on base load is overloaded
earth current with Shield current of a 63Kv line
Posted by masoud on 1 August, 2012 - 10:01 am
problem with Shield current of a 63Kv line (single core)
Just want to sharpen my skills in mechanical engineering
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 1 August, 2012 - 9:44 am
any web resources to develop skills in mechanical engineering?
All about Sensors - International Frequency Sensor Association Newsletter
Posted by syurish on 1 August, 2012 - 7:55 am
The latest issue of IFSA Newsletter is available on-line.
India Blackout(s)
Posted by nic on 31 July, 2012 - 8:17 pm
info on the blackouts in India
Correcting control valve errors
Posted by no on 31 July, 2012 - 2:12 pm
what precaution have to take to correct that CV 's error?
Cannot transfer file using Mark V gateway
Posted by Simon O. Martey on 31 July, 2012 - 1:50 pm
Unable transfer a file from one Mark V gateway computer through fastlink.
Master Data access using Nmodbus
Posted by Manish on 31 July, 2012 - 1:48 pm
data access from modbus slave is blocking
ABB AC motor drives
Posted by engineer on 31 July, 2012 - 12:40 pm
Questions about ABB AC motor drive - ACS550
ModbusRTU Master Over TCP/IP Interface in Java
Posted by Michael Venegas on 30 July, 2012 - 12:51 pm
I'm developing a ModbusRTU Master Over TCP/IP Interface to read a ModbusRTU electricity meters data. the meters are working over RS485 network.
Why do some dataloggers have a 0-24mA range?
Posted by HanaZ on 30 July, 2012 - 8:47 am
Why do some dataloggers have a 0-24mA range and what needs to be done to measure sensors that give a 4-20mA signal?
GE Fanuc Intelligent platform
Posted by ghost on 29 July, 2012 - 8:27 pm
basis to tech gossip about GE Fanuc
flame detector
Posted by MAZEN on 28 July, 2012 - 7:02 am
flame detector affected by high temperature
how i can connect PV 550 with Micrologix 1200
Posted by Eng. Antwan Naseem on 28 July, 2012 - 6:24 am
What channel configuration in PLC when connecting PV 550 with Micrologix 1200 using serial port?
Control Valve Flow
Posted by Manpreet on 28 July, 2012 - 1:23 am
Control Valce Min and Max flows.
GE frame 7FA, runback and trip
Posted by khalil gaser on 27 July, 2012 - 10:56 pm
i work for plant 3 machines, 7FA. one of the machines was run at 130 MW preselect load, and for 1 second i loss the power in the MCC1e, due to electrical trip.
USB22 Adapter with Mark V
Posted by Tahri on 27 July, 2012 - 3:45 pm
I'd like to use a USB22 Adapter instead of the standard PCI20 Arcnet Card to communicate with GE Mark V controls.
GE 6B orifice placement issue
Posted by turbinectech on 27 July, 2012 - 2:54 pm
Why is this orifice in place?
Calculating calibration error and accuracy of gas or oil valve
Posted by David on 26 July, 2012 - 11:32 am
How to calculate calibration error & accuracy of gas valve/oil valve?
gas turbine tripped on "loss of flame"
Posted by power plant on 26 July, 2012 - 3:43 am
after a gas turbine started the temperature on turbine compartment and load gear compartment increasing until reach the high temperature alarm, and after that the turbine tripped on " loss of flame"
Anybus Master Module-profibus
Posted by srikantan on 26 July, 2012 - 1:08 am
Using Anybus (HMS) Master Module for Profibus master and last 2 weeks I lost 2 units. IO points are isolated.
Wonderware logger alarm group errors
Posted by Pat Gigaroa on 25 July, 2012 - 9:27 pm
Added new alarm group in WW Error in logger.
MODBUS control of power sources and loads
Posted by Thomas Podlesak on 25 July, 2012 - 2:47 pm
Control of power sources and loads via MODBUS
Lead Lag Network
Posted by Darshak on 25 July, 2012 - 12:45 pm
Lead Lag and ALF network
GE iBox
Posted by Brian on 25 July, 2012 - 9:41 am
Require information on programming the GE iBOX.
modbus poll and tapcon230
Posted by Mohammad Zukhruf on 25 July, 2012 - 7:16 am
timeout error on modicon modbus p1 mbus
HP bypass flow in power plant
Posted by nmtan on 25 July, 2012 - 4:50 am
Is HP bypass flow necessary to control power plant?
Oil Vs. Air at High Pressure
Posted by Ben on 25 July, 2012 - 4:45 am
"For safety, oil or liquid, never air, should be used for high pressure calibrations." Why?
How do i get an existing PLC code from the system which has no software?
Posted by Yogi on 24 July, 2012 - 1:20 pm
How do i get an existing PLC code from the system which has no software?
Hidden code in Omron CPM1A
Posted by kokko on 24 July, 2012 - 8:53 am
imported instruction set code into Syswin 3.4 Seems like some code doesn't display. How can I view hidden code?
Trip protection for high vacuum
Posted by pawan on 24 July, 2012 - 8:34 am
What happens if we maintain high high vacuum in the condenser?
Steam turbine trip on dryness fraction
Posted by pawan on 24 July, 2012 - 8:28 am
Is there any trip on dryness fraction in steam turbine?
Connecting Honeywell UDC via Modbus TCP/IP to Modicon quantum
Posted by andyt76 on 24 July, 2012 - 7:19 am
Connecting a Honeywell UDC temperature controller to Modicon PLC via Modbus. any ideas on this?
MVI69-MCM Slave Mode
Posted by hans on 24 July, 2012 - 2:41 am
Is it the right way to copy this data into the MCM1.WriteData array (word 0-4)? This data will be copied to Local:1.
GT MS5002 E
Posted by GE NP on 24 July, 2012 - 2:22 am
We are going to install GTG MS5002E with MARK6 control system. I wanted to know how does the rpm is controlled between the two shaft (HP/LP) as this model has got twin shaft system.
temperature measurement
Posted by Sarath on 24 July, 2012 - 1:23 am
Why there is no COLD JUNCTION COMPENSATION BOXES are used for Thermocouples?
S7-200 MODBUS slave Mode
Posted by CHUZKIN on 24 July, 2012 - 12:53 am
Establishing addresses between S7 and PC running Labview
DLN1.0 gas system question
Posted by getdy on 23 July, 2012 - 10:00 pm
DLN1.0 gas system
Economizer Function in a Boiler
Posted by Jorge Penagos on 23 July, 2012 - 8:11 pm
Function of Economizer in a Boiler
SLC5/05 to micrologix Radio Comm
Posted by Tim Rich, Sr on 23 July, 2012 - 2:31 pm
Using an A-B SLC5/05 as a polling master. If a remote radio goes down it wipes out the complete system.
Programming keyence ladder builder on w7
Posted by hast66 on 23 July, 2012 - 12:43 pm
using a usb/rs232 converter with Keyence ladder builder on w7
Flame detector parameters in Mark VI control of GE frame V gas turbine
Posted by Raza HAider on 23 July, 2012 - 4:04 am
Meanings of different Parameters in software configurations of flame detector in Mark VI tool box