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A Master, CCM+, and 4-mation
Posted by Phill on 8 July, 2013 - 2:22 pm
Trying to establish communication directly with a rs232 wire into port 1.
DCS YIL CS3000 ETHERNET SWITCH 110VAC POWER LOSS
Posted by vimal gupta on 8 July, 2013 - 12:56 pm
WHAT would be affect on plant if 110VAC Power loss of ETHERNET switch in DCS YOKOGAWA CS3000?
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PLC wiring
Posted by NAILESH on 8 July, 2013 - 3:10 am
please someone explain the wiring of DI AND DO OF PLC that how it is connected to field for getting DI(DIGITAL I/P) from switches and DO(digital output) going to field devices.
Potential free contact in control panel
Posted by NAILESH on 8 July, 2013 - 2:38 am
Please explain the concept of potential free contact in control panel?
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HRSG Start-up Procedure
Posted by mxromen on 7 July, 2013 - 6:44 pm
What does HRSG start-up procedure covers?
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How to convert the analogue signal from magnetic pickup sensor to digital signal?
Posted by Alex on 7 July, 2013 - 8:37 am
How to convert the analogue signal to digital signal and digitize to display the value in computer?
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what is volts per frequency (V/Hz) protection?
Posted by Santanu on 7 July, 2013 - 2:40 am
In our Generator there is a protection called V/Hz. What is it and why we use it?
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Convert OPC into virtual Modbus RS232 Port
Posted by Me on 7 July, 2013 - 12:11 am
Protocol Conversion
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Checking a miniature circuit breaker
Posted by NAILESH on 6 July, 2013 - 7:21 am
I want to know how to check MCB (miniature circuit breaker) whether it is working or not.
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Generator Rotor Shaft vibration with increasing of Excitation Current
Posted by Santanu on 6 July, 2013 - 3:01 am
Our steam Turbine (300 mw unit) is running with severe high vibration in the Generator Rotor Shaft ..
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GE 9fa Generator Control
Posted by Sriram on 5 July, 2013 - 2:01 pm
importing or exporting the Vars Generator Control
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Voltage limitation in EX IS cabinet
Posted by SP on 5 July, 2013 - 9:55 am
Is there a limit of voltage in the wiring duct that contains a signal from the PLC (24VDC) to EX barrier?.
Fusing Sensors
Posted by Jack Walshe on 5 July, 2013 - 7:44 am
Should i fuse sensors?
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Citect scda getting hang for a while
Posted by kk on 5 July, 2013 - 7:24 am
citect scada 7.10. running on window server 2003, citect runtime sometime hangs for a while.
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Vibration Turbine
Posted by maatallah on 4 July, 2013 - 6:30 pm
High BB3 Vibration
Turbine Pumps
Posted by Ryan P. on 4 July, 2013 - 11:06 am
Keeping a turbine pump in warm stand-by
Spare parts for a hydraulic Twin disc torque
Posted by searching on 4 July, 2013 - 8:54 am
I need a contact to repair a twin disc hydraulic Twin disc torque converter
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Instrument Logic Diagram requirements
Posted by Ruchika on 4 July, 2013 - 5:07 am
Are Instrument logic diagrams are included as a design activity in FEED jobs?
PM Alternator - No/low Load Question
Posted by Sonny_Boy on 3 July, 2013 - 4:25 pm
What happens with power generation with a PM alternator under no or low load.
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Connection FCS DCS Yokogawa
Posted by sathya on 3 July, 2013 - 7:03 am
FCS connection Centum CS 3000 Yokogawa
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Connecting a SYSTEC it8000 terminal
Posted by silviu on 3 July, 2013 - 7:03 am
How to connect between SYSTEC it8000 terminal and the PC via RS232 port?
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Mark V I/O card alarms and warm start up procedure
Posted by GSH on 3 July, 2013 - 2:43 am
Mark V gets frequent alarms for C processor and T processor
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LM6000 Sprint Simple Cycle HP Sprint
Posted by JamUp on 3 July, 2013 - 1:10 am
We have 4 LM6000 Sprint units with Mark VI controls. We have 2 Newer LM6000 with woodward controls.
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Challenges with rebuilding Mark II control systems
Posted by Ikwuoleho on 2 July, 2013 - 2:12 pm
I have the intention of rebuilding a cannibalized control system (Mark II Rustronic) system.
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Reactor Sizing for Capacitor Banks
Posted by Charz on 2 July, 2013 - 2:52 am
Questions about reactor sizing for capacitor banks for a 520KW motor
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FIXING ERRORS ON A RADAR LEVEL TRANSMITTER
Posted by Stevens on 1 July, 2013 - 5:56 pm
RADAR LEVEL TRANSMITTER
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Generation vs Load
Posted by Huzairi on 1 July, 2013 - 6:25 am
Calculation for generation versus load is a part of self development. To think something that can challenge myself, is hard. With creating situation, I can sharpen my brain.
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digital control system
Posted by mazen shanabeash on 30 June, 2013 - 12:24 pm
change units on DSLC " digital synchronizer and load control " from WOODWARD governor company
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Reading Advantys OTB I/O registers ?
Posted by Unni on 30 June, 2013 - 8:22 am
Reading MODBUS Advantys OTB I/O registers using EGX 300 gateway.
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flame detection principal
Posted by nailesh on 30 June, 2013 - 1:38 am
i dont understand how flame detection is happening in flame detector 45UV5 1010 model and digital signal is being sent to plc for tripping purpose.
Re: PLCs: Can't run rslogix 5000 version 20 on my windows 7
Posted by Ikhtiander on 29 June, 2013 - 11:31 pm
Can't run rslogix 5000 version 20 on my windows 7
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Loss of ventilation
Posted by sherif elzoghby on 29 June, 2013 - 5:08 am
unit trip due to ventilation fan stop
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How does the grid affect my load like that?
Posted by sherif elzoghby on 29 June, 2013 - 5:03 am
mysterious behavior during grid disturbance
OPC Coonectivity Issues
Posted by lalas on 28 June, 2013 - 4:12 pm
Cannot connect to Experion PKS OPC server with data manager on a remote server but can connect using OPC explorer from the same remote computer.
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How to select a proper oil mist eliminator for lube oil console
Posted by austin123 on 28 June, 2013 - 4:07 am
Oil Mist Eliminator
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Question in regard to the serial port on the M340 PLC.
Posted by JM on 28 June, 2013 - 1:01 am
I am facing a problem with the serial port on the Schneider Electric M340 PLC. I am using Unity Pro 7.0 for programming my PLC.
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Can't run rslogix 5000 version 20 on my windows 7
Posted by russell on 27 June, 2013 - 8:00 pm
Can't run rslogix 5000 version 20 on my windows 7
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VPN concentrator
Posted by Will Pollock on 27 June, 2013 - 4:31 pm
VPN concentrator to use with cell-modem remote sites
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push button to 1-10v output device?
Posted by Math on 27 June, 2013 - 5:22 am
Please suggest device that convert signal from push button 220v to 0/1-10v output. Thanks
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H1 Server not enabled
Posted by Lee de Berg on 27 June, 2013 - 4:58 am
What can I try ?
Intouch 5.6b
Posted by Lee de Berg on 27 June, 2013 - 4:48 am
Intouch 5.6b
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Parallel Generator
Posted by natanael25 on 26 June, 2013 - 11:15 pm
the best way to parallel two generator
Any budding authors here?
Posted by LilyA on 26 June, 2013 - 12:08 pm
I'm looking for a great writer that has actual hands on experience with HVAC intelligent controls!
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plc programming
Posted by plc programming ladder logic on 26 June, 2013 - 6:52 am
plc programming for fully automatic rigs through ladder logic.
SIL certification course
Posted by manish singh on 25 June, 2013 - 12:08 pm
requires suggestion on online SIS/SIL certification course
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Mark VIe Diagnostic Alarm
Posted by Mike Wenschlag on 25 June, 2013 - 11:07 am
Looking to understand the possible source and clear description of the following diagnostic alarm, and possible causes for the alarm.
Re: Controls Systems Integrator or Software Engineering?
Posted by William Sturm on 25 June, 2013 - 9:01 am
Computer Science or Controls career path?
RE: Siemens Hydroranger problem
Posted by Bob Peterson on 25 June, 2013 - 8:22 am
4-20mA outputs keep going out on Siemens Hydroranger
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Uploading from Modicon 140CPU43412 to PC
Posted by Rzr on 25 June, 2013 - 5:19 am
upload (pull) the project file from 140CPU43412 Modicon PLC to my Laptop using Concept 2.6 software without having archive copy for the project.
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Factory Talk SE Trends
Posted by Ahmed on 25 June, 2013 - 4:02 am
I could not get the trends on HMI, even though I configure a new one it will not comes on.
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Control terminology clarification question
Posted by Kate on 24 June, 2013 - 9:03 pm
I'm interested to know whether it's legitimate to refer to 5 different parameter sets for a PID controller as 5 different controllers, or if to be accurate, I always have to refer to 5 controller gain sets.
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Controls Systems Integrator or Software Engineering?
Posted by Matt on 24 June, 2013 - 5:41 pm
Computer Science or Controls career path?
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CPD Sensing tube and logic
Posted by srh on 24 June, 2013 - 2:14 pm
CPD Sensing tubing damaged
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Brel & Kjr Machine Monitoring System Type 3540
Posted by Sam on 24 June, 2013 - 2:01 pm
Communication with Brel & Kjr Vibro MMS type 3540 via modbus and read all data
V94.2 gas turbine performance map
Posted by Mohsen on 24 June, 2013 - 11:51 am
performance map
Calibration of Chemtrol Displacer Type Level Transmitter
Posted by Jude on 24 June, 2013 - 7:48 am
Calibration of Chemtrol Displacer Type Level Transmitter
Overcome Spider Webs in Smoke Detector
Posted by Mirza Vaseem Raza on 24 June, 2013 - 6:19 am
I'm fed up by the false alarms generated by spider webs in my Apollo xp95 Multi sensor Detector(Smoke & Heat).
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Axial Compressor
Posted by Samual on 23 June, 2013 - 3:56 pm
How can i check the inlet pressure of the axial compressure?
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Overspeed test every single year, seriously?
Posted by riko on 23 June, 2013 - 1:49 pm
The insurance guy asked me to test the mechanical overspeed once a year. Come on you got to be kidding...
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Mark V LCC Display - "DCC Unready"
Posted by Benjamin Pineda on 23 June, 2013 - 7:54 am
Having problem to get processor on A& status.
consequences of a fuel loaded idle nuclear reactor
Posted by ENERGY on 23 June, 2013 - 6:42 am
Consequences of having a fuel loaded nuclear reactor idle with unreliable neutron flux instrumentation
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Experion pks server redundancy
Posted by etoilefilante80 on 23 June, 2013 - 4:33 am
redundant server error
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Unloading interval
Posted by G.Rajesh on 23 June, 2013 - 3:59 am
What could be the best practice to stop the GE Frame-9E machine while on 100% load (100 MW)?
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Emergency lube oil pump
Posted by amin on 23 June, 2013 - 3:37 am
Emergency lube oil pump driving system
Emergency lube oil pump
Posted by amin on 23 June, 2013 - 3:33 am
DC lube oil pump circuit diagram
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Method Statement For Instrument Installation and Commissioning
Posted by Anish Sukumaran on 23 June, 2013 - 2:37 am
Pressure transmitters, temperature transmitters, flow sensors and analyzers "method statement of instrument installation" & "method statement of impulse tubing and leakage testing" & " method statement of instrument commissioning".
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Re: i/o modules
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 22 June, 2013 - 10:11 pm
which is the most reliable and cost effective plc for 16 inputs and 16 outputs?
JimPinto.com eNews 19 June 2013
Posted by Jim Pinto on 22 June, 2013 - 12:42 pm
The latest JimPinto.com - Connections for Growth & Success(TM) 19 June 2013 is available
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Reason for Load spike when system frequency is disturbed
Posted by Hfzaal on 22 June, 2013 - 12:18 pm
Gas turbines are on temperature control with droop function active. System frequency is 50HZ. Why there is load peak generated when sudden system frequency drop from 50HZ?
Schineder TSX PCX 1031 cable alternate
Posted by shoaibkhatana on 22 June, 2013 - 11:35 am
Is it possible to use RS485 to RS232 converter instead of TSX PCX 1031 cable when communicating with a Schneider Micro PLC?
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i/o modules
Posted by instrumentation on 22 June, 2013 - 12:57 am
which is the most reliable and cost effective plc for 16 inputs and 16 outputs?
Replacing Quad2000 Air Compressor Control
Posted by Wasif Sadi on 21 June, 2013 - 2:25 pm
We want to replace Quad2000 control installed on Cameron TA-18 compressors. Anybody who has already done this? Is Maestro Legend controller made by Bay Controls?
A little PID Guidance If You Would
Posted by Dean Francis on 21 June, 2013 - 9:41 am
Hoping for a little guidance on an application I am somewhat new to.
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Modbus libraries for QNX platform
Posted by Varman on 21 June, 2013 - 5:57 am
Need to procure Modbus libraries for my industrial PC running with QNX platform.
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Printing a CSP
Posted by Jeff on 20 June, 2013 - 11:56 am
Printing a CSP on a modern printer
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Modbus serial to ip communications
Posted by gar4774 on 20 June, 2013 - 9:05 am
modbus serial master to ip slave communications
server dedundancy EPKS
Posted by etoilefilante80 on 20 June, 2013 - 6:01 am
redundancy epks server failed after reboot
EATON INSULGARD PD-IG-S-E0
Posted by Tahir on 20 June, 2013 - 2:51 am
Modbus Address List of EATON InsulGard
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Gas Turbine in Base Load with Droop Speed control
Posted by sriram sandeep on 19 June, 2013 - 2:54 pm
Clarification about Gas turbine operation in base load with different load controls
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Modbus Communication with AB Power Monitor 3000
Posted by Jorge Martinez on 19 June, 2013 - 2:02 pm
I am looking to connect to a Allen Bradley Power Monitor Meter series 3000 through an RS-485 port.
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Fail to Open Factory Talk Site edition application
Posted by Ahmed on 19 June, 2013 - 12:28 pm
I installed Factory Talk SE on my personal computer. when try to open the application I receive a message data source name not found and no default driver specified. it is looking for server RNA //local
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Gas turbine control system MK-VIe input power supply redundant
Posted by Vimal Gupta on 19 June, 2013 - 9:07 am
Gas turbine control system MARK-VIe control power supply 125VDC to be redundant
Read a bit from word
Posted by Bhargav Purohit on 19 June, 2013 - 8:54 am
How to read individual bit from a word/byte in citect 6.1?
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Problems reading Modbus input registers
Posted by Barry.C. on 18 June, 2013 - 6:58 am
Trying to read modbus input registers from a WirelessHART gateway. getting fixed values at all input register addresses when they are mapped to varying sensors.
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PSS in Excitation System
Posted by Vinu on 18 June, 2013 - 2:48 am
What is the need for PSS in excitation system?
AB Panel View plus 600
Posted by Vijay on 18 June, 2013 - 2:48 am
AB Panel View plus 600 stuck touch error
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MW Hunting in Fr-6B GT with Mark-VI control
Posted by sdbarman on 17 June, 2013 - 11:30 pm
MW Hunting is observed in a Frame 6B Unit running with Liq and Gas Fuel with Mark-VI Control. The observation and action taken has been summarized below. Kindly suggest.
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NOx injection in Gas Turbine
Posted by Awaneesh on 17 June, 2013 - 5:40 pm
Flame off feedback due to NOx injection
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FTV SE and ME help
Posted by ORelay on 17 June, 2013 - 2:19 pm
Can you import graphics from FTV (FactoryTalkView) ME to FTV SE
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DLMS Cosem to Modbus Protocol Converter
Posted by Sami BADER on 17 June, 2013 - 12:38 pm
Looking for a DLMS Cosem to Modbus Converter.
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Looking for a vendor for double acting cylinder with spring return option.
Posted by na on 17 June, 2013 - 10:38 am
For high temperature service I am looking for double acting cylinder with spring return option.
VersaPro Forcing Points
Posted by BE_CT on 17 June, 2013 - 10:24 am
VersaPro release 2.00. Is it possible to force analog values to validate hardware.
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JAW CLUTCH DISENGAGES AT 36% TNH
Posted by PRASAD DEVU on 17 June, 2013 - 8:18 am
During start-up jaw clutch is getting disengaged at 36% speed. Diesel engine servicing, alignment checked. Please suggest solution.
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Generator trip by " Rotor protection operated"
Posted by Azzam88 on 17 June, 2013 - 8:13 am
Generator trip by " Rotor protection operated" during startup
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Suitable flowmeter for monomer styrene
Posted by Sohrab Amini on 17 June, 2013 - 7:22 am
Looking for a type of flowmeter that can be handle monomer styrene
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Moog servo valve
Posted by iqbal on 17 June, 2013 - 5:31 am
Mechanical null adjustment in moog servo valves
Dual redundant Modbus TCP slave (4 IP addresse) with redudant master (dual IP config)
Posted by Syed Hussain on 17 June, 2013 - 2:34 am
We are trying to establish communication between a FMC supplied modbus TCP/IP slave device and Honeywell Experion R4XX server
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PLC Programming
Posted by Jovial K Jayan on 17 June, 2013 - 1:28 am
TwinCAT PLC Control term definitions
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TXP Support
Posted by Saad on 17 June, 2013 - 1:26 am
We have a Single Station TXP machine. Its motherboard failed. After replacement of the MB, the system came back online but the archives are not accessible. How can we restore the archives.
Looking for information on Moog Servo Valve
Posted by aug2676 on 16 June, 2013 - 7:44 pm
Looking for information on moog servo valve which has no part number or any reference mark on it