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Frame 5 Torque Converter
Posted by TheGingerbeer on 26 July, 2018 - 5:52 am
Turbine not accelerating past breakaway
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Crank Speed for Rapid Cooling
Posted by APOL on 26 July, 2018 - 3:16 am
Rapid Cooling Methods
Natural Gas Fired Boiler-Steam Turbine Basic Q&As
Posted by Venturathre on 26 July, 2018 - 2:48 am
12 year Power generation (wind turbines) power plant operator. Just made Control Operator - hoping to tap into the experience in this group to be better at what I do.
Geared Synchronous Generator Inertia Constant
Posted by carlosmelim on 25 July, 2018 - 2:34 pm
Inertia constant of a 1500 rpm synchronous generator with a 8304 rpm steam turbine prime-mover, both attached through a gear box.
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Ethernet to Serial and Back
Posted by Steve Williams on 25 July, 2018 - 9:26 am
I am looking to convert serial RS-485 to ethernet and then back again and need some hardware/software assistance on the back end
Axial Displacement Probe Calibration
Posted by ahm2 on 25 July, 2018 - 3:38 am
How to get linearity error from actual output voltage/displacement
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Mark VI Trip Log Question
Posted by KimmyS on 24 July, 2018 - 2:17 pm
I have a Mark VI turbine controls system with the windows seven update, and the trip logs quit running.
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GT 6FA AFPCS Value
Posted by vijaycontrol on 24 July, 2018 - 7:47 am
Why AFPCS value increasing during rain storm?
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Speedtronic MK5 - Frequency Deviations
Posted by DBONeill on 24 July, 2018 - 6:26 am
Preselected/Base/Peak load and droop response interactions.
Siemens Simatic S7 (PCS7)
Posted by Chris Guinan on 23 July, 2018 - 6:01 pm
Does Siemens' PCS7 support Structured text similar to Allen-Bradley?
Experion Modbus TCP/IP Scaling
Posted by FuzzyDunlop on 23 July, 2018 - 1:46 pm
Looking for a way to scale Modbus holding/input registers using the PCDI numeric array blocks.
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OPC Client for ABB PGP Server
Posted by bullediashiq on 23 July, 2018 - 1:36 pm
OPC Interface for ABB PGP Server on Bailey Infi-90 DCS
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Gas Fuel Heating Value
Posted by niazbibiyana on 22 July, 2018 - 10:03 am
Gas turbine efficiency calculation strategy.
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Fuel Consumption Issue for Gas Turbine 9fa
Posted by Mohamed nawar on 21 July, 2018 - 9:13 am
Why is fuel consumption at low loads is higher than base load on gas turbine frame 9fa?
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Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) Analysis Tool
Posted by tsalama on 20 July, 2018 - 9:12 am
Developing an online tool for extracting information from PIDs
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Converting from %Weight to g/L
Posted by TylerDurden on 20 July, 2018 - 8:50 am
Existing devices measures concentrations in solution in %Wt units. I have question regarding converting it to g/L units.
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Modbus TCP/IP Experion C300
Posted by Jorge Sánchez on 19 July, 2018 - 7:25 pm
Is it possible to have a Modbus configuration through a port other than 502 in Experion PKS Honeywell?
Reset Ibb Error in ABB Ref 542plus
Posted by begou on 19 July, 2018 - 12:49 pm
The LED 'Ibb error' in HMI of ABB Ref 542plus stay red when i reset the modbus communication board.
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GE Control ST Software Version
Posted by Saif on 19 July, 2018 - 9:23 am
Using new control ST application program in older version
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Accuracy Definition
Posted by YSH on 19 July, 2018 - 12:07 am
Pressure transmitters vs flow meters
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PM3 G3 + Purge Lockout DLN26+
Posted by Chemsouhd on 18 July, 2018 - 7:26 am
lockout on PM3 Purge line, after a problem of 71pg fault DLN2.6+ (mkvie).
Function Read File Record (function code - 0x14) in Modbus Protocol Specification.
Posted by Evgeny Neruchek. Software Engineer on 18 July, 2018 - 7:16 am
Implementing a Modbus Master server using Modbus Protocol Specification and have some questions about function Read File Record (function code - 0x14).
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Automation Direct DL205 Thermocouple Error
Posted by birdcontrol on 18 July, 2018 - 5:50 am
Having issues with thermocouple signals connected to a DL205 PLC. All three are reading several hundred degrees high.
Modbus over HughesNet Dish
Posted by rhornung on 17 July, 2018 - 1:43 pm
Does anyone here have experience running Modbus TCP over Hughes Net?
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Markvie PDIO Module Failure
Posted by Mundodiyil on 17 July, 2018 - 5:35 am
Markvie Spare PDIO module comes with a sticker from GE to use with TDBTH2A
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Texas Instruments TI140 Error
Posted by dype0407 on 16 July, 2018 - 10:59 am
PLC texas Instruments Error 52E
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Induction Motor Starting with Soft Starter
Posted by sbhavendra on 15 July, 2018 - 12:23 pm
Induction motor used barring gear of STG is not getting rotate through soft starter even full voltage is applied by soft starter.
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PLC Remote Connection
Posted by McCaber on 13 July, 2018 - 6:24 pm
Info for remote connection to PLC
Interfacing B&R PLC with CP476 Central Processor
Posted by Nivin Clinton on 13 July, 2018 - 9:51 am
How to communicate between B&R PLC and B&R CP476 Central Processor
ABB AC450 PROFIBUS Interface to DIRIS Meters
Posted by wandere on 13 July, 2018 - 9:19 am
ABB AC450 PROFIBUS interface to Socomec DIRIS Meters
Virtualizing a Centum VP HIS Station?
Posted by James on 13 July, 2018 - 3:03 am
Exploring possibility of virtualizing a Centum VP HIS station in Vmware.
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Replacement Flame Scanner
Posted by peterman on 12 July, 2018 - 11:35 pm
Where can I get a replacement flame scanner?
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3 Phase Induction Motor Connection
Posted by sushant on 12 July, 2018 - 8:48 am
Is it possible to start a motor with a Delta connection in star configuration?
Loading an Existing Program onto PLC Melsec F2 40MR
Posted by mariyatr on 11 July, 2018 - 10:32 am
What interface/software I need to load existing program (kept on my pc) onto an old PLC Melsec F2 40MR?
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GE 9HA DLN 2.6+ Combustion Modes
Posted by AbdulRehman on 11 July, 2018 - 8:11 am
Differences between DLN 2.6+ combustion modes
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Motor Grease
Posted by rajeshmec on 11 July, 2018 - 5:55 am
Differences between motor grease
Gas Turbine SFC Trip
Posted by Mahesh on 11 July, 2018 - 4:17 am
During starting sequence at around 49% speed SFC trips on HW Control trip.
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Profinet or Modbus communication with Wonderware without using PLC
Posted by AnJ on 10 July, 2018 - 12:08 pm
I have to connect Sentron PAC and IO-link from IFM to a computer with Wonderware without using PLC. And I don't know where
Setting up an "Engineering Repository"
Posted by Anto2018 on 10 July, 2018 - 10:35 am
How to set up and organize a shared drive where shared information can be stored in manageable way.
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How Does 1N4001 Diode Work?
Posted by circuit12 on 10 July, 2018 - 6:38 am
Working on a battery powered circuit that uses a 1N4001 diode
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Steam Turbine Flow Factor
Posted by Tomas Eduardo on 9 July, 2018 - 2:14 pm
What does Steam Turbine Flow Factor at HP First Stage refer to?
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MARKVIe Modifications
Posted by k000 on 9 July, 2018 - 1:13 pm
Why SP1 is calculated differently in markVIe?
Intellution/Fix 32 and HASP4 Basic Questions
Posted by mattD on 9 July, 2018 - 10:55 am
Hard drive from 2005 crashed, trying to figure out licenses. HASP4, Aladdin, Intellution, Fix32
REL 511 Configuration
Posted by hasan karimi on 9 July, 2018 - 6:00 am
Can not get ABB REL 511 configuration
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Adding an Output Card to S7 300 PLC
Posted by I&C Engineer Ahmed K. Yaseen on 9 July, 2018 - 3:17 am
Looking for advice on adding and programing an output card
REF Operation on Earth Fault in Transformer Secondary
Posted by Rajat_93 on 8 July, 2018 - 12:33 am
Confused regarding the effect on secondary current of Transformer in case if in zone earth fault.
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Trying To Find a 4 Wire Pressure Transducer
Posted by Rob Armstrong on 7 July, 2018 - 10:07 pm
Desperately trying to find a replacement pressure transducer!
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AHOP Starts During Fuel Changeover in Frame-III
Posted by barindra75 on 6 July, 2018 - 10:25 pm
During fuel changeover from NG to HSD AHOP starts
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Recommended Tool List For Gas Turbine Frame 5 Overhaul
Posted by Meaaam on 6 July, 2018 - 5:18 am
Minimum recommended tool list used for major overhaul to Gas turbine Frame 5
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Communicating with STN Atlas Geamar 120ISL/Lyngsoe Marine
Posted by simpa on 5 July, 2018 - 12:48 pm
Looking for a way to communicate with Geamar 120ISL from STN Atlas. Built 1999.
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Profibus -FMS to Modbus converter.
Posted by samboo on 5 July, 2018 - 4:27 am
Looking for 50 ea Profibus -FMS to Modbus converter.
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All LED Flashing Simatic S7 400H CPU
Posted by Momo1364 on 4 July, 2018 - 5:59 am
All LEDs of both CPU of siemens S7 400H PLC started flashing while activating winCC of operator station.
Problems Connecting Vijeo Citect and SCADAPack E
Posted by snorlax on 4 July, 2018 - 5:29 am
Unable to connect Vijeo Citect and SCADAPack E Config (SCADAPack 350 E), an error occurs instead.
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Going Online with Siemens S7 PLC
Posted by Lalo Quera on 4 July, 2018 - 4:03 am
Problem with going online with my Siemens S7-1200 PLC
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MicroLogix 1400 with Absolute Encoder
Posted by jasona on 3 July, 2018 - 10:05 am
Looking for help programming absolute encoder on 1400
KOMATSU Display Software
Posted by patipan on 3 July, 2018 - 3:49 am
Programming Software for KOMATSU Touch Screen
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GE EX2000 EEPROM Card
Posted by ValleF on 2 July, 2018 - 9:09 pm
EEPROM data of the EX2000 Excitation system
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STANDARD DROOP/SPEED CONTROL compared to other LOAD/SPEED CONTROL
Posted by Isulamu on 2 July, 2018 - 6:58 am
STANDARD DROOP/SPEED CONTROL with no FSR feedback value.
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Windows 2000 Drivers for HMI Running Cimplicity
Posted by cheedee on 1 July, 2018 - 3:46 am
Windows 2000 drivers for Cimplicity HMI
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Bench Set, Positioners and Seating Force
Posted by GustavoArg on 1 July, 2018 - 2:02 am
Should I care about the bench set of an actuator if using a valve positioner?
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SCADA, VB Datafetching from PLC
Posted by sreerajpv on 30 June, 2018 - 4:47 am
How to get data from PLC to my VB software through RS 485; have only 1 RS 485 port available.
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Slurry Density Measurement in Ash Wastewater
Posted by M B Ravikumar on 30 June, 2018 - 12:02 am
Looking for a device to measure ash density in wastewater
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Modbus RTU Help
Posted by rscott9399 on 29 June, 2018 - 9:42 am
Confusion about Modbus terminology
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GE Frame 5 Lube Oil
Posted by cheedee on 29 June, 2018 - 5:11 am
Lube oil header and differential pressure alarm and trip condition on GE Frame 5 machine
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Loop Tuning and Optimization
Posted by hany5757 on 29 June, 2018 - 4:56 am
Expertune or Protuner?
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Smart DP Level Transmitter
Posted by AB on 28 June, 2018 - 8:05 am
Do i need to re-calibrated a SMART level DP transmitter when i change the range in the field?
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AC Resistance with Low DC Voltage Drop
Posted by atamgh on 28 June, 2018 - 1:59 am
How to have AC resistance different from DC resistance and low DC drop
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Gas Turbine Performance Test
Posted by Chiedozie on 27 June, 2018 - 5:32 am
What is the procedure/process for carrying out a gas turbine performance test?
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Axial Vibration Monitoring
Posted by AB on 26 June, 2018 - 9:16 pm
How to set your counter and normal values for alarm/danger?
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MODBus TCP to BACNet IP Gateway Using v6 IP addresses
Posted by Cooker on 26 June, 2018 - 3:25 pm
Looking for a MODBus TCP to BACNet IP gateway that can poll a MODBus node having a version 6 static IP address.
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PCMI Diagnostic Alarm in Mark VIe
Posted by Ratan on 26 June, 2018 - 8:40 am
PCMI diagnostic alarm in Mark Vie system
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Control.com now encrypted
Posted by KenCrater on 25 June, 2018 - 4:25 pm
Control.com has been converted to SSL/TLS
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Motion Control vs. Vector Control
Posted by Masroor Alam on 25 June, 2018 - 2:57 am
Using motion control driver instead of vector control driver
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MKIV <C> Boot-up Initiates Start
Posted by TheGingerbeer on 24 June, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Sometimes when <C> is rebooted a start signal or diesel start is initiated.
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MarkV: L14HR and Racheting Issue
Posted by Esoteric_Stone on 24 June, 2018 - 8:17 am
L14HR still toggling between 1 and 0 after every few hours, and we are not able to stop the ratcheting. When L14HR toggles and timer (T62CD) is reset we are not getting any alarm on HMI.
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IBH Valve Operating Mode at Part Load
Posted by fhabbio on 23 June, 2018 - 12:41 pm
How does IBH valve works?
Tranformer Vector Group Selection For 11kV Generator
Posted by ugmzero1 on 23 June, 2018 - 11:13 am
Vector Group Selection For 11kV Generator
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HRSG Economiser
Posted by Hameed on 23 June, 2018 - 6:59 am
Can small pump in economiser circuit of a boiler to maintain pressure inside economiser during shutdown conditions?
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Honeywell HC900 Application File Download
Posted by basheer1 on 22 June, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Honeywell HC900 "required device type DLL is missing or corrupted"
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DeviceNet
Posted by reverseconection on 22 June, 2018 - 12:16 pm
Device Net motor run status as a safety shutdown
Connecting a Tatsuno Dispenser Pump Using RS485 Protocol
Posted by TFF on 22 June, 2018 - 5:43 am
Looking for information on how to connect a PC to a Tatsuno dispenser pump
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Magnetrol E3
Posted by marco89 on 21 June, 2018 - 10:01 am
any one with previous experience with magnetrol E3? Have an error message of SecFltHi.
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Gas Interstate Pressure Control by SRV
Posted by niazbibiyana on 21 June, 2018 - 6:11 am
Confusion with SRV valve working strategy.
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Remote Breaker Open Detected Alarm in GE 6B Mark V and Vie
Posted by sms on 20 June, 2018 - 6:56 am
Why L83RBO alarm (Remote Breaker Open Detected) and logic is necessary in GE gas turbines?
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Gas Turbine Exhaust Thermocouples
Posted by fazalawan1 on 19 June, 2018 - 5:49 pm
Four or five exhaust thermocouples went faulty in gas turbine having twenty four exhaust thermocouples.
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Mark VI - VPRO Board Replacement
Posted by se_lain on 19 June, 2018 - 1:55 pm
One of the three VPRO boards at our site found powered off earlier today. Need to know how I can address this while the turbine is online.
Honeywell Experion PKS Training
Posted by hasseli on 18 June, 2018 - 12:05 am
Looking for remote Honeywell Experion PKS training
Synchronous Generator Inertia Constant Testing
Posted by carlosmelim on 16 June, 2018 - 7:02 pm
Validation of the inertia constant of a synchronous generator
Sealing System
Posted by MESSAOUD on 16 June, 2018 - 4:37 am
Abnormal behaviour in sealing oil system in our BLC 406 centrifugal compressor. Our operation system is MARK VI.
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Mark VIeS Virtual Controller Pcode Error
Posted by Isulamu on 16 June, 2018 - 1:05 am
After creating a Mark VIeS virtual controller and downloading the application code, it refuses to run.
Solo Controllers By Automation Direct?
Posted by ShockingEffects on 15 June, 2018 - 9:04 am
Looking for honest reviews of SOLO temperature controllers by Automation Direct.
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Communication LED in MODBUS
Posted by Rase on 14 June, 2018 - 7:48 pm
Is Communication LED necessary in MODBUS?
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Temperature Controller
Posted by Chela on 14 June, 2018 - 12:03 pm
Adjusting the temperature in a Honeywell UDC1200 and UDC 1000.
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Fuel Stroke Reference Doubt
Posted by knm on 14 June, 2018 - 1:29 am
what is meaning of "%" in FSR?
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Transformer Liquid Level Gauge
Posted by SMF on 13 June, 2018 - 5:55 pm
25'C meaning of a liquid level gauge on a power transformer.
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Signal Names used in Testing/Stroking of SRV, GCV and IGV for Frame VI Turbine using MKVI
Posted by dannys on 13 June, 2018 - 10:08 am
SRV, GCV, and IGV testing was carried out by one of our I and C technical personnel using the following signal names csgv, csrgv, fsgr,fsg,frcrout, fsrout. I need full explanation on all these signal names and theirusage
Flo Boss 107 Satelite communication
Posted by Meterman18 on 12 June, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Avalanche Sat Modem replacement
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Single transmitter for two ESD outputs
Posted by Kara01 on 12 June, 2018 - 6:03 am
Single transmitter for ESD on HH and LL
Wago PLC Failure
Posted by vineeth on 10 June, 2018 - 6:25 pm
PLC: WAGO 750-831
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Open Loop vs Closed Loop
Posted by Chemsouhd on 10 June, 2018 - 11:58 am
"Firing FSR and Warm-up FSR are OPEN LOOP"