Can PLCs be used with microcontrollers?
By Bob Peterson on 23 June, 2016 - 5:25 pm
kind of depends on what the instructor accepts, doesn't it? -- Bob http://ilbob.blogspot.com/...
By Ikhtiander on 23 June, 2016 - 1:14 pm
Hi Merete, The answer should be yes. could you please more details on the project specification...
We have a tank that measures 10 feet in diameter and is 15 feet tall that we are needing a formula for determining the gallon capacity for. Can you help?
By Bob Pascoe on 23 June, 2016 - 11:48 am
The tank is a flat sided horizontal tank. 150 inches long by overall height is 80 inches by 70 inch...
Most Important Protection for GT/ST
Which protection is the most important for GT/ST?
on 20 June, 2016 - 9:02 am
Overspeed gets my vote, far and away. An overspeeding turbine can literally fly apart--throwing...
House Load Operation for Black Start
Any first hand experience with house load operation for black start in case grid voltage and auxiliary power from grid is unavailable for startup?
on 20 June, 2016 - 8:50 am
KRManish, That's a pretty ambitious plan. The two most ambitious parts are getting the generator...
CAP Certified Automation Professional Exam
Does anyone tried to pass the exam of CAP (certified automation professional) recently?
By Selva on 16 June, 2016 - 4:32 pm
I would like to get some study materials for CAP exam. Can anyone send me the link to download? ...
I'm not good in drawing and have a trouble when drawing SVG graphic for my project.
By James Ingraham on 16 June, 2016 - 3:48 pm
Google turned up a few options for paid libraries, including Symbol Factory. Opto-22 has a free...
Best PLC School in Toronto
Which colleges in Toronto have the best PLC program (updated for 2016)?
Looking for a replacement
By Venhar on 15 June, 2016 - 1:14 pm
I wanted to ask whether we can embrace the 04.kV tension cable that has been previously destined...
By ALAN HAAS on 12 May, 2016 - 11:49 am
I have ordered custom transformers from hammond power solutions for stepping up the voltage from...
Density Measurement of Sludge Inline
Concentration /density of sludge measurement in pipe line
Difference between Mark-V and Mark-VIe
I was working before with Mark-V and now transfered to a plant having Mark-VIe control system for frame 6 GE GT.How protection is done in Mark-VIe?
on 9 June, 2016 - 1:05 pm
hany5757, You need to find GEH-6721, the Mark VIe System Guide, on the HMI and review that...
Two Phase vs. Three Phase Application
Posted by R. Button on 5 June, 2016 - 3:00 pm
Powering an inline tankless heater with 240V when it is rated for 277V
By Steve Myres on 6 June, 2016 - 12:00 pm
Doesn't work like that. Resistive loads draw LESS current at lower voltage, with the result that...
Lightning Strikes Effects on Grounded DC Supply
Is there any experience with effecting lightning strikes on dc grounded power supply?
CENTUMVP Graphics Builder Problem
Cannot open properties to modify in CENTUM VP Graphics Builder
Boiler Mud Drum Heating Coil Control
Best control strategy for boiler mud drum heating coil
Questions regarding changing of GE make Stop ratio valve hydraulic actuator with MOOG make SRV Actuator.
European Gas Turbines (EGT) Tempest Engine Fuel Control "Operating Temperature"
Working on EGT Tempest Gas Turbine (Now Siemens SGT 300) PLC Retrofit. How is "Turbine Operating Temperature" calculated/measured?
By Martin Andrade on 31 May, 2016 - 3:59 am
Hi We can support your issues with the SGT300 controls system. We are a specialist turbine...
By Jake on 23 May, 2016 - 11:21 am
Thank you for a response! What I mean by Back-Calc is that on some gas turbine control systems...
Electrical Design Software
Is there any professional software for the electrical engineer to do the electrical design like schematic and wiring diagram?
By Ken on 30 May, 2016 - 10:34 pm
Will EPlan import reference files form Bentley AutoPlant 40% of my electrical package are...
Receiving data from a weighing scale using RS232 with VB 6 App
I have a digital weighing scale I need to connect to the PC using RS232 communication port.
By Rizwan on 28 May, 2016 - 6:41 am
This is how to read data on serial port. Can you please tell me how could we send data through...
Orifice plate installation
Orifice Plate installation for water service
Innovative Control Sytems (Bedrock Automation)
Bedrock Automation Control Systems disrupting the automation world
Determining Percent Reading on mechanical rotameter (Variable Area Flow Meter).
SPD Problem of Slow GDT Response
How does SPD overcome the issue of slow GDT time response?
By xtronics on 16 May, 2016 - 11:48 am
> It is known that the GDT has a slow response and the TVS is > fast response but has low...
Looking for information on a motor controller that has a chip named PowerTrack SERVO V1.0
Convert AEG A250 to Step7
Searching for a software to convert program of a PLC AEG A250 to Siemens S7
Sick Safety Curtain Programming Cable Pin Out
Sick C4000 Advanced Safety Curtain Programming Cable Pin Out
We have 30 MW Frame 6 Gas Turbine. Want to know about exhaust frame blower