from the Forum department...Instrument Learning Materials?
New instrument engineer, could use some help!
Automation Direct is a web based vendor of PLCs and associated components and controls. They...
Hi, Dave, First of all, let me say I've been lax in reading other non-turbine control...
from the Fire alarm department...Speaker Strobe for Class 2 Div 1 Rated Area
Explosion proof/dust proof equipment needs
from the Forum department...Electric Motor Driven Actuator
Actuated valve in remote location where no instrument air availability.
what is the valve controlling/modulating? There are many options. Rexa has options that are all...
Lots to choose from: http://tinyurl.com/pgakocf...
from the Forum department...Modicon and SoMachine Advice Needed
Need to find a reasonable means of getting to know SoMachine.
from the elec shortcomings department...Using a Linear Actuator
Using a 12v linear actuator to raise and lower my router mounted in a router table
from the Instrumentation department...Reinstallation of an Orifice Plate in a Pipeline.
How to reinstall an orifice plate in a pipeline after the information regarding the HP and LP side is lost?
Placing the beveled surface on the HP side definitely reduces the discharge coefficient and throws...
> LP is no angle, HP is angled. just remember where the medium is coming from. its the HP. I...
By hassimredovan on 18 October, 2014 - 2:38 am -
> Once the information regarding the HP and LP side of an orifice plate is lost, how to...
Typically the plate is inspected and all dimensions re-measured, the transmitter can be...
from the little guidance please... department...PLC Data Access Using OPC
I need help finding resources to help me develop OPC data access to record data to my database. I'm an information systems student new to PLCs and cannot find the necessary resources.
By pvbrowser on 16 October, 2014 - 2:53 am -
We run the OSS project http://pvbrowser.org it includes an OPC XML-DA client based on libcsoap,...
By Mark on 15 October, 2014 - 1:14 pm -
If you don't intend to join the OPC Foundation to obtain the spec, you are likely looking at...
By Fred Loveless on 14 October, 2014 - 10:43 am -
Most manufacturers of OPC Servers provide full functioning demos of their products. You can get...
By Mark on 14 October, 2014 - 8:53 am -
Hello, Writing a client or server without the specification will be ... a challenge. ...
from the Automation List department...ISA acquires automation.com
What do others think about ISA acquiring Automation.com?
> I got an email from the ISA stating they have acquired Automation.com. > I am not sure I...
from the Forum department...Orifice plate with square root function enabled
differential pressure transmitter (orifice plate) measuring flow with the square root function enabled
By J. R. Saunders on 12 October, 2014 - 1:41 pm -
I like what David Todd said about calibrating the transmitter in linear mode (techs are very...
from the Electrical and Instrument department...Information about Allen Bradley PLC SLC Adapter module
Meaning of error L31 and E51 on Allen Bradley PLC SLC Remote Adapter I/O module ASB
Here is a link to the manual for the adapter. ...
from the BMS department...Niagara report
How to have an excel report with Niagara?
from the Master Thesis world department...Master Thesis Guidance With Protocols
Trying to decide which communication protocol is better for the API I am designing for my Master Thesis.
By JOhn Bryan on 30 September, 2014 - 10:31 am -
The security/cost of MODBUS is exceptionally inviting for most applications. It is a...
By Lynn August Linse on 29 September, 2014 - 10:29 am -
You could also look through the California Smart Grid initiatives, as they are trying to define...
Thank you all for your responses. I am strongly considering Modbus, because DNP3 seems to be...
By John Correa on 26 September, 2014 - 7:23 pm -
Hi. You must pay attention in the security (cryptography) issues. A large scale data network...
By Harvard on 26 September, 2014 - 12:28 pm -
I can only speak for the last 35 years (20 with the Fisher ROC series) and it has been Modbus all...
By Lynn August Linse on 26 September, 2014 - 10:10 am -
Wow, that's a tall order. Which is better? :-) Really it depends on your market. Modbus is great...
from the Instrumentation department...Reversing the Range for Level Transmitter While Measuring Level
After calibrating, why we are reversing the range for Level Transmitter while measuring Level?
By LItto on 28 September, 2014 - 3:07 am -
or you may do one more thing, consider the range from -2500 to 0. that is what we usually do in our...
from the IMD department...Mark-VIe Servers
Functions of Servers provided with Mark-VIe
Dear MJ, The PRIMARY difference between the two HMIs is that the Mark VIe...
from the E& I department...Load Shading System
Looking for detail knowledge on the Load shading system
... or possibly "load sharing"....
Ah, the seldom-used and little-known practice of load shading. You'll probably have better luck...
from the Forum department...DCS or DeltaV training or crash course materials for job opportunities
Looking for DCS and or deltaV related training material
I too am seeking some kind of DeltaV training material for self-study. Have you had any luck in...
from the ESD department...ProSafe-RS, Is It Online Configurable?
Notes when selecting ProSafe-RS as ESD system.
from the Software department...Using MODBUS in Visual Basic 6
Visual Basic 6 sp 6
Ethernet Communication Port 502
Visual Basic 6 sp 6
Ethernet Communication Port 502
By china taiwan on 20 September, 2014 - 6:04 am -
my name is James Lin ...... my email " email@example.com " ...
from the networking department...Information regarding tag in Control logix over Ethernet/IP
Are controller tag details for control logix is available on ethernet/IP? Using 1756-EN2T module in controller chassis for communication.
from the Forum department...Why Industrial Automation & Robotics in Mechanical Engineering if it's more electricity?
Master of technology in Industrial Automation & Robotics
By James Ingraham on 17 September, 2014 - 4:59 pm -
You could argue that "Process Control" is essentially unrelated to "Industrial...
The first rule of control engineering is that you can't hope to control anything unless you...
That may be due to the preferences of your University. However I do not find it as a mistake....
from the DCS department...Emerson Delta V Training
Looking for online training of Delta V Emerson
I am not sure if I am addressing your specific question, but Emerson has an Educational Services...
from the High School department...High School Math - How is this used in the real world?
My high school students ask when/how/if abstract topics like polynomials, factoring, rational functions are ever actually used in the Real World. I don't know..maybe you do?
Thanks you FluidFlow, I finally reached 80! Clearly it feels like two 40's. I'm still active...
Helo There, 1. Y=aX^2 + bX + C this algebraic equation can be used to find the excess oxygen...
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