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SCADA communication with Yokogawa UT35A controller
Posted by instrumentation on 28 February, 2014 - 11:10 am
Using SCADA communications with a UT 35A controller
Will RCC gain adjusted to zero cause a problem
Posted by Arjun Sharma on 28 February, 2014 - 10:44 am
The RCC was previously 6% and it was made 0% recently as recommended by the vendor for the site conditions. The above modification may arise a problem as there may not exist a voltage droop as far as my understanding goes.
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Speedtronic control system and vibration measurements on Mark IV
Posted by Jose Orlando R. on 28 February, 2014 - 8:04 am
List of advantages/disadvantages of the SpeedTronic Mark IV for vibration measurements.
Diode Failure Rotor Interval Fault
Posted by Suhail Ahmed on 27 February, 2014 - 12:48 pm
Diode Failure Rotor Interval Fault
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Programming Language for Modbus + HMI
Posted by Christopher Bärwald on 27 February, 2014 - 12:22 pm
Which language is best to learn for making windows applications to view/trend/make HMI for modbus signals.
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BLDC Motor Load Test
Posted by nick on 27 February, 2014 - 10:22 am
When testing motor with load curren rapidly decreases when speed goes from 2500RPM to 3000RPM.
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level control in grain silo
Posted by Old digger on 27 February, 2014 - 10:10 am
What do you use to monitor the level of grain in a silo?
Mod300 to 800m(CB or FD)
Posted by icebreakercan on 27 February, 2014 - 10:05 am
Has anyone converted Mod 300 CCF into 800m Controllers using mod/800m extention libraries? It can be in Function Designer or Control Builder platforms.
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Gas turbine controls basics
Posted by Andrey on 27 February, 2014 - 8:44 am
Gas turbine controls basics
Interface to GE ModBus Concentrator
Posted by Sum on 26 February, 2014 - 10:37 pm
Trying to interface GE concentrator to Honeywell EBI
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Starting of large Induction Motor on Gas Turbine Generator
Posted by Arjun Sharma on 26 February, 2014 - 9:56 pm
Starting of the biggest Induction motor on Gas Turbine would trip the complex because of an instantaneous overloading is the concern. The voltage drop may also cause the tripping of downstreams. So, suggestions are required regarding the same.
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Preparation for Field engineer interview
Posted by Omer on 26 February, 2014 - 2:25 pm
Looking for advice on how to stand out during a job interview
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What is the Cimplicity Alarm Message on a High-High Vibration Trip?
Posted by Michael Toecker on 26 February, 2014 - 12:53 pm
What would a vibration trip through the <P> module look like in Cimplicity's alarm console?
Level Transmitter Sizing Inputs
Posted by Bilal on 26 February, 2014 - 3:43 am
Inputs required for sizing and specifying a Level Transmitter
JimPinto.com eNews - 26 February 2014
Posted by Jim Pinto on 25 February, 2014 - 7:22 pm
26 February 2014 the latest eNews is on the web at: http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/26feb2014.html
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Explosion proof loop in NEMA 4X junction box
Posted by fabio on 25 February, 2014 - 9:44 am
Using an Explosion proof loop in a NEMA4x Junction box
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Flow meter's current output fluctuating
Posted by anonymous on 25 February, 2014 - 8:36 am
Flow meters in parallel pipe lines with same water source have current output fluctuations
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Which contactor brand?
Posted by JEIC on 25 February, 2014 - 7:21 am
How would you rank side by side the main contactor brands?
Electrostatic precipator EPS spark and arc problems
Posted by Zouhen on 25 February, 2014 - 4:23 am
The Electrostatic precipator EPS for our Fuel oil boiler have current and voltage fluctuation and also spark and arc problems
AC Voltage Regulation Methods
Posted by anas on 25 February, 2014 - 2:33 am
How to control and regulate the output AC voltage?
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Bandwidth Calculation for Modbus system
Posted by Mohd_SE on 24 February, 2014 - 7:45 am
Calculating the bandwidth required in the LAN to carry data between the MODBUS gateway and SCADA PC
Modbus communication using Honeywell CIM 620-0043
Posted by Amrish on 24 February, 2014 - 6:57 am
Communicating on RS-232 Modbus with Honeywell CIM 620-0043 card
ABB ACS 800 relay
Posted by Gil on 24 February, 2014 - 6:44 am
activating a relay on ABB ACS800 inverter
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Converting a Siemens S7 PLC program
Posted by Reinhardt s7 300 on 24 February, 2014 - 5:30 am
S7 300 plc and its programming.
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Modpoll Utility to set values
Posted by Modpoll help on 24 February, 2014 - 4:23 am
Need help in setting values to modpoll through CMD
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register structure of complex data (e.g. value + status + unit)
Posted by Julian on 24 February, 2014 - 2:48 am
I'd like to know which register structure is the best way to transmit complex data structures like a measurement values and their unit and status.
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Coding PLC ladder methodology?
Posted by liarlai on 23 February, 2014 - 10:49 pm
Is there a methodology of coding PLC ladder? Any website or books or insight would be appreciated.
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Actuators requiring 50 mA current
Posted by Jimmy Mascrehnas on 23 February, 2014 - 6:48 pm
How do actuators requiring 50mA current work?
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Avon 1535 Servo Actuator
Posted by servo2014 on 23 February, 2014 - 11:47 am
Replacement of Parker Electro-hydraulic servo actuator with Parker Electric servo actuator for fuel control in Avon 1535
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Importing Experion PKS groups from Excel
Posted by Gene on 22 February, 2014 - 4:07 pm
How do I importing Experion PKS groups from Excel?
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How to build driver communication GPRS to SCADA Mango M2M
Posted by Claudio Melo on 22 February, 2014 - 9:34 am
GPRS over SCADA Mango M2M
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Telemecanique TSX 17
Posted by Steve Ashcroft on 22 February, 2014 - 8:29 am
Telemecanique TSX 17 shows no power
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Ratcheting trouble Frame 6B GE
Posted by A.K on 22 February, 2014 - 4:04 am
Ratcheting trouble with the Frame 6B machine power generation
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Malfunction of Analog Input Module
Posted by Siemens on 22 February, 2014 - 2:03 am
Problem related to Siemens analog input module
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Maintenance Program for Transformer
Posted by Jim on 21 February, 2014 - 8:08 pm
Preventive maintenance program for transformer on a production line
Experion Console Station Network
Posted by etoilefilante80 on 21 February, 2014 - 3:07 pm
Experion console station doesn't connect to system.
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Sami conductor layer on cables
Posted by Shaheed ul Islam on 21 February, 2014 - 8:37 am
Sami conductor layer/ tape on HT 6.3KV or 11KV cable and HT generator winding coils.
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RS485 communications between Emerson AMS and HART multiplexer
Posted by Geir on 20 February, 2014 - 4:46 pm
Connection problem AMS - HART multiplexer via MOXA ethernet to RS485 device server.
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Generator Hydrogen Loss
Posted by Dfoster on 20 February, 2014 - 3:29 pm
Need help in determining cause of H2 Loss.
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Report slave id command clarification
Posted by mbusland on 20 February, 2014 - 3:12 pm
Importance of 'report slave-id' command.
Wind Farm SCADA
Posted by Abhishek on 19 February, 2014 - 11:48 pm
To understand the ground level details of SCADA configuration in wind farms.
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Time Synch in MKV Speedtronic
Posted by behzad on 19 February, 2014 - 4:28 pm
On MKV speedtronic control system HMI time change its self.
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Citect Modnet driver
Posted by kk on 19 February, 2014 - 12:43 pm
MODBUS TCP I/O driver modnet not responding to input discrete tags, but is able to read all analog input register data and able to respond to output discrete tags.
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MSG SLC505 to ControlLogix
Posted by Jerry H on 19 February, 2014 - 10:51 am
Is it possible to communicate between LC505 to a ControlLogix using ethernet/DH+?
how to generate electricity?
Posted by manoj on 19 February, 2014 - 6:11 am
recharging of battery with the help of alternator driven by pelton wheel turbine.
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How to control speeds of 3 dc motors
Posted by P on 19 February, 2014 - 1:56 am
How to control speeds of 3 dc motors using s7-200 plc.
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Orifice plates for compressor anti-surge application
Posted by Ayyappan on 18 February, 2014 - 8:05 pm
Orifice assembly for 30" pipe lines, Constraints on maintaining the straight length as per AGA3 or ISO 5167
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automated load tap changers
Posted by souvik ghosh on 18 February, 2014 - 5:30 pm
The operation of automated load tap changers based on the input from inverters in a solar power plant.
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relation between power factor and exciter field current
Posted by jeet on 18 February, 2014 - 8:06 am
Field current and field voltage get decreased while increasing power factor
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Monitoring PLCs Remotely
Posted by Shamshun on 18 February, 2014 - 2:51 am
Trying to connect industrial machines to a network and monitor parameters and states remotely.
Rs5k and Prosoft MV156E_MNET to BN 3500
Posted by KenM on 17 February, 2014 - 2:46 pm
I am looking for an integrator to link the Prosoft module to Bentley Nevada rack and Gateway 92 enet module.
Help connect XBTN400 to twido TWDCDA24DRF
Posted by Nicolescu Constantin on 17 February, 2014 - 12:02 pm
Help connect XBTN400 TO TWDCDA24DRF
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How to change setting of GCV
Posted by control engineer on 17 February, 2014 - 11:41 am
Since changing fuel, turbine does not reach full speed.
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Abb symphony+ hpc800
Posted by Jack on 16 February, 2014 - 3:56 am
Execution time for HPC800 in a closed loop control.
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Project ideas for getting into automation?
Posted by Rhonage on 15 February, 2014 - 9:59 pm
I'm learning from scratch to be an automation engineer. Where should I start?
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RTD
Posted by Hammad Ali Zaman on 14 February, 2014 - 3:20 pm
RTD resistance value same but Different at HMI
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AVR during synchronization
Posted by Jeet on 14 February, 2014 - 2:33 am
Behavior of AVR when synchronizing 4MW and 12MW turbine generators
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Error message on Hydrapath III controller
Posted by jlaiii on 13 February, 2014 - 6:27 pm
"Axis Drive Not Ready" error on Hydrapath III controller
Zenon software
Posted by m on 13 February, 2014 - 4:33 pm
tutorial for zenon
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RE: Signal conditioner
Posted by Ken E on 13 February, 2014 - 1:54 pm
200 mA input signal conditioner?
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Signal conditioner
Posted by Bill Schwarz on 13 February, 2014 - 10:02 am
200 mA input signal conditioner?
Gain Scheduling based Observer Design
Posted by NASEEM ABBAS on 13 February, 2014 - 7:39 am
Problems asociated with Gain Scheduling based Observers.
Machine Monitoring System
Posted by Sandeep Rishi on 13 February, 2014 - 4:04 am
Comparative study of Chinkawa make VM7 MMS and Bentley NEvada make 3500 system.
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Citect talking MODBUS RTU to Advantech ADAM 4024
Posted by Bryant Chin on 13 February, 2014 - 3:32 am
CitectSCADA unable to poll for ADAM-4024 I/O module digital registers.
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Prevent coking fuel oil nozzle
Posted by Steven on 12 February, 2014 - 11:56 am
Found nozzles some particles like coking material in the fuel oil nozzle dip and caused exhaust temperature spread issue.
Bently Nevada Communication- BN3500/92 - Watchdog
Posted by Oka on 12 February, 2014 - 7:37 am
Bently Nevada communication with /92 to Simatic PCS7 via Anybus 9001: Modbus TCP/IP to Profibus. Missing Watchdog function?
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Difference in Gas and Steam TG control philosophy
Posted by Saif on 12 February, 2014 - 1:59 am
Gas turbine and Steam turbine control philosophy
Prosoft PLX31 Gateway AB EIP to MBTCP
Posted by Tim from Kansas on 11 February, 2014 - 8:26 pm
Multiple IP addresses on Prosoft Gateway PLx31-EIP-MBTCP, can this be done?
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Starting motor thermal trip
Posted by Amosiss on 11 February, 2014 - 4:53 am
Starting motor thermal trip
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Modbus over powerline
Posted by Peter E on 10 February, 2014 - 3:14 pm
Does there exist a device that makes it possible to transmit the MODBUS over a power line?
Converting Satcon15 to micrologix plc
Posted by J on 10 February, 2014 - 1:08 pm
I need help changing SatCon15 to a PLC micrologix.
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Changing Careers looking for advice
Posted by surya on 10 February, 2014 - 6:28 am
Please give me some guidelines that i am changing my careers from mechanical stream to instrumentation
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Modbus CRC/Data Errors
Posted by FInlay Killoh on 10 February, 2014 - 4:32 am
Issues with incorrect data received at a slave with crc errors.
Modbus RTU FC05 gives Error Code 84
Posted by Ralph on 10 February, 2014 - 3:53 am
Redundant S7 400H w. redundant Modbus_RTU connection to Honeywell-Control-System ==> no problem for 3 years. After adding (2) CP341 in redundant de-central periphery ==> sometimes error code 84 after sending FC05.
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Mitsubishi VFD control by PLC
Posted by Daniel on 9 February, 2014 - 10:03 pm
Controlling the frequency (0-60 Hz) of a Mitsubishi FR-E720-S30 VFD (they call them inverters) with a Mitsubishi Q00UCPU.
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Modbus characteristics
Posted by aman on 9 February, 2014 - 7:24 am
what happens when a modbus signal is corrupted?
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Altivar 12 control via Modbus
Posted by TeaMan on 8 February, 2014 - 10:49 pm
Unable to send control or speed signals to my Altivar 12 drives from Mach 3 software on a PC.
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Interfacing dmx controller to a plc
Posted by Anoop on 8 February, 2014 - 4:12 am
Interfacing dmx controller to plc using serial port commands
Frame 5 Bucket Rock
Posted by FSX on 7 February, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Can any one tell me what is maximum allowable rock for GE MS5001P unit?
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Electro-hydraulic turbine controller hunting
Posted by shiva on 7 February, 2014 - 5:03 am
electro-hydraulic turbine controller hunting over range of 10%
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Communicate ER300P energy meter with PLC
Posted by Ummachan K.Joson on 7 February, 2014 - 3:43 am
How do I enter programming mode and communicate ER300P meter with PLC SIEMENS 200?
Enhance Lean Blowout Ring in Gas Turbine LM 6000 PD
Posted by Azam on 6 February, 2014 - 11:24 pm
Enhance lean blowout ring concept
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ControlLogix Input->Output Fastest reaction
Posted by Josep on 6 February, 2014 - 11:40 am
What is the fastest reaction time (measurable with external oscilloscope) between Input->Logic (PLC)->Output in ControLogix
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WinCC Startup Fail
Posted by Gavin Bennett on 6 February, 2014 - 8:53 am
WinCC Startup Fail
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450 HP motor problem
Posted by moh.saleh on 6 February, 2014 - 8:44 am
motor 450HP shutdown with over load trip signal
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which is the best flow measurement technique for air flow in rectangular ducts?
Posted by arun on 6 February, 2014 - 6:07 am
suitable flow measurement techniques for air flow in rectangular ducts.
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MODBUS TCP with different slave ID
Posted by asd on 5 February, 2014 - 1:19 pm
client server communication
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DLN 1+ changes from Premix to Lean-lean when performing an online wash.
Posted by RedJim on 5 February, 2014 - 1:08 pm
Our GE 6B switched from Premix steady state to Lean-lean when we performed an online water wash.
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Bucket Rock Frame -6
Posted by Noare on 5 February, 2014 - 1:02 pm
Estimation of bucket rock without pin checks
Tenore and IEC 101
Posted by Sam on 5 February, 2014 - 12:35 pm
Using the Tenore 2.0 as IEC 101 HMI
Vibration sensor
Posted by condition monitoring on 5 February, 2014 - 4:39 am
Offline and online sensor in vibration analysis
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Do you use OPC UA?
Posted by Viktor on 5 February, 2014 - 3:21 am
About jumping OPC to OPC UA
Zone 2 Certified PC
Posted by Zone 2 Certified PC on 5 February, 2014 - 1:48 am
Industrial PC Certified for Zone 2 Installation
Pressure transmitter signal range
Posted by Ananth on 4 February, 2014 - 6:35 am
Lowest possible range for pressure transmitter signal
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Batch Processing
Posted by Sandeep Mishra on 4 February, 2014 - 12:16 am
Comparing a Bluetooth interface to Ethernet in Batch Process applications
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Schneider XBTZG915 cable pinout
Posted by hendra on 3 February, 2014 - 7:17 pm
Creating a cable for telemecanique XBTZG915
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MDS Radios 4310A Connectivity to MODBUS RTU protocol.
Posted by Qadir on 3 February, 2014 - 1:44 pm
We need check list item to run through for connecting MDS 4310 Modbus Radio to SCADAPACK334 RTU
CIP Firmware
Posted by Mark Q Norman on 3 February, 2014 - 10:07 am
Adding an Ethernet/IP Stack to a micro controller.
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Second Generator automatic startup based on load setpoint
Posted by Adrian Tomes on 3 February, 2014 - 9:47 am
Considering an isolated grid powered by a generator, is it possible to automatically start a second generator when load increases above a certain threshold.
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Bidirectional DP Flow Transmitter Configuration
Posted by SB on 3 February, 2014 - 6:03 am
How to configure a single DP Transmitter to measure a bidirectional flow across the orifice.