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ALSTOM DCS for power generation plants
Posted by mbasahal on 7 August, 2013 - 6:48 am
Advantages/disadvantages of using ALSTOM DCS for power generation plants
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water in air purge
Posted by david on 7 August, 2013 - 1:32 am
collection water in air purge system after turbine shut down
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Mark VI VPRO Failure Caused Unit Trip
Posted by Chris on 6 August, 2013 - 9:16 pm
Unit tripped due to failure of <X> VPRO.
GE Cimplicity setup
Posted by Gene on 6 August, 2013 - 1:58 pm
Additional functions to Cimplicity HMI
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Automatic Volage Regulation
Posted by Dave on 6 August, 2013 - 1:25 pm
Question on the behavior of AVR after synchronization.
Connecting HONEYWELL FS90 via Modbus
Posted by Mihir Ramkrishna on 6 August, 2013 - 6:32 am
Does Honeywell FS90 have open connectivity?
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ModbusTCP Test Software
Posted by GBrown on 5 August, 2013 - 3:32 pm
Looking for ModbusTCP Master Test simulation software that will work on Windows 7 and Windows 2008 Server.
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modbus communication
Posted by shammy on 5 August, 2013 - 11:09 am
Yokogawa dcs showing A3C6 subsystem communication error
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Barrier Programming for P & F model KFD2-UT2-Ex1-1
Posted by Manas on 5 August, 2013 - 8:45 am
P&F barrier with model no. KFD2-UT2-Ex1-1 is coming with a programming port. What is the requirement of this programming port?
Calibration of Oil Tank Lorries using Water
Posted by Abhishek on 5 August, 2013 - 1:52 am
Project Report on Calibration of Oil Tank Lorries using Water
MOOG Servodriver D121-010-A001
Posted by Sebastian Berton on 4 August, 2013 - 9:00 pm
Looking for diagrams or technical information or wiring diagram for a MOOG servovalve driver
Logic controller connection cable
Posted by Blessen on 4 August, 2013 - 1:05 pm
Please suggest the pin-out configuration from USB type-A cable to a 6 pin plug on the PCB of crouzet millenium 3
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Vacuum killing during shutdown
Posted by Ramanc on 4 August, 2013 - 5:52 am
vacuum killing during shutdown
Current Draw of BLDC Motor?
Posted by eckener on 3 August, 2013 - 6:04 pm
How many amps will a BLDC motor draw from Battery?
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help with flow calculation
Posted by DF on 3 August, 2013 - 5:46 pm
orifice flow calculation formula help
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Frame 6 Rachet cycle time getting extended
Posted by Anish on 3 August, 2013 - 10:58 am
During start up of Frame6 Turbine, observed ratchet cycle getting extended beyond the normal observed time of 30 seconds.
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Looking for an Historian for Multiple Plants
Posted by Jamierc80 on 3 August, 2013 - 8:40 am
I am after some help and guidance for a project I am currently looking at to start to pull the data off our various plants. We have no standard installs, all different Scada, PLC, HMI vendors and versions.
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Gas Flow Calculation
Posted by Ebrahim on 3 August, 2013 - 8:22 am
Gas flow calculation through control valves
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Relay Contact
Posted by Eric Yap on 2 August, 2013 - 11:27 pm
Convert +5V digital output to dry contact output
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Frame 9EA Combustion Nozzle Damaged
Posted by ali on 2 August, 2013 - 9:13 am
we have two GT that after two years working liners are deformed and nozzles head are melted very bad.
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Modbus TCP/IP (Ethernet) to Modbus RTU Fiber
Posted by Chris on 2 August, 2013 - 5:33 am
Suggesion device server for Modbus TCP/IP to Modbus RTU Fiber
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Good introductory level book on Process Control and Instrumentation
Posted by G-Dawg on 1 August, 2013 - 11:12 pm
Mechanical Engineer Looking to find a good introductory level book on Process Control and Instrumentation....
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Servo control
Posted by Alyssa on 1 August, 2013 - 8:27 pm
Code for Servo Control
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ML1200: blinking COMM light
Posted by Marty on 1 August, 2013 - 6:51 pm
ML1200: blinking COMM light
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PLC in Class 1 Div 2, cooling options
Posted by I&amp;CAdvisor on 1 August, 2013 - 4:44 pm
are cooling options available for panels in Class 1 Div 2 areas?
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ABB AC450 and AS500 operator station
Posted by Faisal on 1 August, 2013 - 6:26 am
ABB AC450 and AS500 operator station duplicate printing error
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Condensing Steam Turbine
Posted by Ali on 1 August, 2013 - 5:56 am
Why not use heat exchanger to warm up feed water?
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Basic signal wiring
Posted by sensij on 31 July, 2013 - 6:58 pm
Avoiding noise in signal wiring
Send ASCII characters to serial port in PVP 6 1500
Posted by Yosvani on 31 July, 2013 - 10:13 am
I need to print ASCII characters to a serial printer using a PanelView Plus 6 1500.
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Honeywell Experion R300
Posted by srh on 31 July, 2013 - 4:23 am
Trends for a particular period have gone missing...
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Controls Employment
Posted by Todd on 29 July, 2013 - 1:49 pm
Looking to transition from software development to a controls engineer.
Control Valve Choked flow
Posted by Ebrahim on 29 July, 2013 - 11:21 am
control valve selection (choke flow)
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How to Calibrate and config a FF type RADAR LEVEL Transmitter
Posted by Sakthi venkatesh on 29 July, 2013 - 6:14 am
Configuration of FF Radar Level Transmitter
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GT FRAME 9EA Combustion Nozzle
Posted by ALI on 28 July, 2013 - 7:39 pm
would you please explain combustion nozzles?
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AC motor parameters
Posted by Gjorgi on 28 July, 2013 - 10:23 am
I want to simulate are 30 Kw and 37 Kw AC motors but i don't know the drive parameter sets. How can i calculate these parameters?
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open source scada
Posted by Anjan on 28 July, 2013 - 2:38 am
Looking for top 3 open source scada solutions
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PSS test
Posted by Amin on 27 July, 2013 - 4:49 am
PSS test in combined cycle power plant
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How do I communicate with a Atlas Copco MKIV Elektronicon module?
Posted by John on 26 July, 2013 - 7:19 pm
How do I communicate with a Atlas Copco MKIV Elektronicon module?
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GE FR7 lube oil tank level cyclic fluctuation
Posted by eszy23 on 26 July, 2013 - 5:12 am
Gas turbine lube oil tank level cyclic fluctuation experienced in 2 units of GE Frame 7 gas turbine used as a driver for MCR and Propane compressors respectively.
JimPinto.com eNews for 26 July 2013
Posted by Jim Pinto on 26 July, 2013 - 12:15 am
The latest JimPinto.com eNews 26 July 2013 is on the web
Control a CPM machine with a PLC
Posted by Kevin B on 25 July, 2013 - 10:40 pm
Hopefully a very simple question on how to use a PLC to control a DC motor and set bounds based on feedback.
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Ifix reading ControlLogix 1756-L61
Posted by Mark Riche on 25 July, 2013 - 5:49 pm
Losing data when interfacing iFix to a ControlLogix Processor
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Non standard modbus commands
Posted by Assaf on 25 July, 2013 - 4:19 pm
Looking for a PLC that is able to send and receive non standard modbus commands.
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idec plc vs square D micro 1
Posted by Brian Hill on 25 July, 2013 - 12:18 pm
Idec vs. Square D
Gas Turbine pressure and temperature ratio
Posted by Samuel on 25 July, 2013 - 8:58 am
How to calculate TRIT from turbine temperature and pressure ratio?
Configure a initial telegram in GSM Modem
Posted by a.ouah on 25 July, 2013 - 7:32 am
Configure a initial telegram in GSM Modem
Bailey Conductor NT6.0 vs OPC vs Software Toolbox Top Server v5.11.262
Posted by David Siki on 25 July, 2013 - 1:33 am
Bailey Conductor NT 6.0 plus OPC plus Software Toolbox Top Server v5.11.262
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HART Communicator values
Posted by vp on 24 July, 2013 - 1:38 pm
what is happening in the transmitter when connecting HART communicator in the loop and feeding 25% or any values
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Modbus Protocol design
Posted by Amit dhoke on 24 July, 2013 - 9:02 am
Interfacing Modbus with Raspberry Pi and PLC
RS-232 communication with Experion SCADA
Posted by mowgli on 24 July, 2013 - 6:58 am
I want to communicate to Experion PKS SCADA (Honeywell) using RS-232 device via User defined protocol directly.
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modbus slaves interfacing with ABB AC 800F Controller
Posted by Praba on 24 July, 2013 - 4:30 am
Two floboss 503 is being interfaced with the SCADA system trough RS485 physical network and Modbus RTU data framing in multi-dropping method.
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hysteresis setting for master input
Posted by john on 24 July, 2013 - 1:49 am
PIC controller, getting set point from PI with hysteresis setting of .1 psi.
PLC-SCADA server problem
Posted by Dhinesh on 23 July, 2013 - 9:55 pm
Problem with Modicon and Siemens PLC's connected with citech scada
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IGV Operational Principle
Posted by DFoster on 23 July, 2013 - 2:09 pm
Question on how IGV's work and the principle of operation that makes them work.
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Scaling data from Honeywell EPKS QDB
Posted by Tanmay on 23 July, 2013 - 11:08 am
Scaling analog data from MODBUS-QDB
Writing address in a DB of VIPA WinPLC7
Posted by jfish on 23 July, 2013 - 8:51 am
Creating a data block (DB) using VIPA WinPLC7
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Extracting air from Gas Turbine
Posted by DRP on 23 July, 2013 - 6:02 am
Extracting additional compressed air from gas turbine
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Co-Generation plant
Posted by DRP on 23 July, 2013 - 5:51 am
Optimize power generation from Gas Turbine to generate desired steam from HRSG
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Transformer overloading
Posted by panth on 23 July, 2013 - 3:42 am
Overloading a transformer and current rating.
Level Switch Displacer Chamber's Vent
Posted by Loque on 22 July, 2013 - 10:22 pm
installing a displacer type level switch on a pressurized chamber
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Software issues with Modbus Server Tester - request frame error
Posted by Julian Kraemer on 22 July, 2013 - 5:31 am
Unable to receive data with Modbus Server Tester.
Mitsubishi GoT HMI problem
Posted by darsh on 22 July, 2013 - 4:37 am
How to backup Mitsubishi GOT970 touchscreen program?
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Limited register response using hitachi x200.
Posted by Jacek on 21 July, 2013 - 7:25 pm
Limited registers using hitachi x200.
FAQ about Generators & AMF panels
Posted by Bernini Mentore on 21 July, 2013 - 4:05 pm
Navigating through the internet you will find some FAQ about generators: What an AMF Panel is? What an AMF Panel does? What about the differences in between AMF and ATS..Hope you appreciate some notes written by me...
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Erection and Commissioning
Posted by erection lead on 21 July, 2013 - 10:42 am
I'm mechanical engineer, working as erection supervisor, interested to change to commissioning
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When is it to HOT to Load Test Generator
Posted by Easy on 21 July, 2013 - 9:57 am
Generator Load Test - To Hot?
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SCADA sample project - Educational/Training
Posted by omid on 20 July, 2013 - 7:11 am
I need a sample project in the field of SCADA for training purposes.
Gas Metering Equipment
Posted by Asad Khan on 20 July, 2013 - 5:31 am
Measuring gas in regasified LNG...
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why does my Generator Controller stop measuring current with large number of single phase loads
Posted by Darren on 19 July, 2013 - 10:32 pm
Generator controller stops reporting current when multiple single phase loads are switched on
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Main Transformer capacity caculator
Posted by ha on 19 July, 2013 - 2:12 am
Choice Main transformer for STS crane system.
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Use MS Excel cell data in RSView32
Posted by MAR on 19 July, 2013 - 1:23 am
I want to import live data from an excel spreadsheet into RSView32.
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Gas turbine atomizing air check valve
Posted by Ayed on 18 July, 2013 - 7:04 pm
Check valve passing
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PID Controllers Interface
Posted by Jonas Reis on 18 July, 2013 - 6:09 pm
Connecting series PID controllers to a user interface.
Line monitoring
Posted by bouzidi on 18 July, 2013 - 5:56 pm
how can I do the line monitoring of digital output?
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DC Servo motor and resolver testing
Posted by ceilingwalker on 18 July, 2013 - 2:54 pm
Need to test DC servo motor and resolver
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GAS TURBINE TRIPPING AFTER CRANKING MOTOR DROPS OUT
Posted by Kwaku on 17 July, 2013 - 4:51 am
Gas turbine vibrates and flames out after cranking and atomizing air booster drops out.
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HART Configurator
Posted by srinivas j on 17 July, 2013 - 4:04 am
Looking for advice on HART Configurator
Computer hardware - Primary Hard Disk
Posted by engineer on 17 July, 2013 - 2:13 am
is there any advantage in putting primary hard disk on a slave channnel??
Problem of interface 8051 with device via Modbus RTU
Posted by control management on 16 July, 2013 - 6:06 pm
Transfer data from 8051 to flow processor is ok but Recieve is not ok.
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writing VB code for access to read comm port 1
Posted by Randy on 16 July, 2013 - 12:28 pm
trying to write code for reading comm 1 port through MS access
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Total Control shuts down after 15 minutes
Posted by Terryh on 16 July, 2013 - 8:22 am
Old HMI done in TCP OpCenter version 2.25 software shuts down after 15 minutes
Jamod not updating automatically
Posted by prerak on 16 July, 2013 - 8:00 am
Jamod ReadMultipleRegisters is not updating the data automatically, only after I run Modbus Poll
Selecting a HART Terminal
Posted by JS on 16 July, 2013 - 6:53 am
Any one there with the knowledge of the latest HART devices for configuration of transmitters?
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connecting Micrologix1200 to computer
Posted by marty on 15 July, 2013 - 7:59 pm
can't get Micrologix1200 to talk w/ computer
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Bearing Sealing Air Pressure
Posted by Oluwafemi Ogundaisi on 15 July, 2013 - 8:41 am
What is the Bearing Sealing Air Pressure Value for a Gas Turbine Frame 6B?
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diagnostics alarms
Posted by causeur on 15 July, 2013 - 8:13 am
diagnostics alarms from MARK V
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Hook up of DP type flow meter
Posted by Manas on 15 July, 2013 - 4:11 am
Is it possible to install a DP type flow meter above a liquid (Cooling Water) line?
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Print .SRC (Rung file) in MKV GE
Posted by Son on 15 July, 2013 - 3:05 am
Instruction to change file .SRC to file .DOC
code function 6 Response
Posted by Brandon on 15 July, 2013 - 12:15 am
ok so I have Experion server that is senting my c# program a code function 6.
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Diagnostic Alarm Drop Number MARKV
Posted by BIL07 on 14 July, 2013 - 1:54 pm
Diagnostic Alarm Drop Number
ECO-DRIVE DKC21 + OMRON Sysmac - connection
Posted by okenden on 14 July, 2013 - 12:37 pm
Connection between ECO-DRIVE DKC21 + OMRON Sysmac
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AB AENT 1734 Module Problem
Posted by Ghate Vinod on 14 July, 2013 - 12:12 am
Ab compact Logix CPU to I/O module Comm. through 1734-AENT Module goes in fault mode once in a month
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Why shield should be at one end in cabinets
Posted by Sudheer on 13 July, 2013 - 10:38 am
When instrument shield connection to ground, why connect at one end of the cable, especially internal cables?
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Rotor Generator slip ring
Posted by ebrahim on 12 July, 2013 - 3:38 pm
Rotor generator slip ring helical groove
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Gas Turbine temperature increase
Posted by Muhammad saeed on 12 July, 2013 - 1:21 am
Why does the temperature increases drastically when the enclosure door is open on a lm6000 GE gas turbine?
Modbus TCP/IP simulator
Posted by Fernando Arroyo on 11 July, 2013 - 11:05 am
Modbus TCP/IP simulator
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ModBus TCP/IP Toolkit
Posted by Fernando Arroyo on 11 July, 2013 - 11:02 am
Has anyone tried Modbus TCP Toolkit?
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MODBUS RTU code for STM32F103 through Keil uVision 4
Posted by Saurabh on 11 July, 2013 - 2:50 am
MODBUS RTU implementation path and code for STM32F103 through Keil uVision 4.
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Conversion of KG/hr to ppm
Posted by phil on 10 July, 2013 - 7:59 pm
Need a conversion method?
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Automation Technology Futures
Posted by Jim Pinto on 10 July, 2013 - 5:44 pm
Digital technology continues to permeate in the world and rapid shifts are occurring in all industrial environments