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Proportional-only Offset

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A fundamental limitation of proportional control has to do with its…

Directional Overcurrent (67) Protection

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While 50 and 51 (instantaneous and time overcurrent) relay functions…

Transformer Basics and Principles of Operation

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The transformer is one of the most important components in all of AC…

Fundamental Principles of Industrial Instrumentation

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Shown here is a partial listing of principles applied in the subject…

Electrical Resistance and Ohm’s Law

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To review, voltage is the measure of potential energy available to…

Relating 4 to 20 mA Signals to Instrument Variables

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A 4 to 20 mA current signal represents some signal along a 0 to 100…

Policy-based Fortifications

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These fortifications focus on human behavior rather than system design…

Feedforward Control

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“Feedforward” is a rather under-used control strategy…

Vibration Monitoring Hardware

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The following photograph shows a large air blower in a wastewater…

On/off Control (Bang-bang Control)

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Once while working as an instrument technician in an aluminum foundry,…

Root Mean Square (RMS) Quantities

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It is often useful to express the amplitude of an alternating quantity…

Circuit Failure Analysis

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Perhaps the most valuable skill an instrument technician can possess…

Weight-based Level Measurement

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Weight-based level instruments sense process level in a vessel by…

Dampers and Louvres

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A damper (otherwise known as a louvre) is a multi-element flow control…

Relay Circuits and Ladder Diagrams

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Electromechanical relays may be connected together to perform logic…

Phasors, Phase Shift and Phasor Algebra

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Phasors are to AC circuit quantities as polarity is to DC circuit…

Radiative Temperature Measurement

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Temperature measurement devices may be classified into two broad…

Boiler Water Level Control System Example

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Steam boilers are very common in industry, principally because steam…

Transmitter Damping Adjustments

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The vast majority of modern process transmitters (both analog and…

Pneumatic Actuator Response

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A limitation inherent to pneumatic valve actuators is the amount of…

Metric Prefixes and Prefix Scale

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General Problem-solving Techniques

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A variety of problem-solving techniques have been presented for…

Weight-based Level Measurement

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Weight-based level instruments sense process level in a vessel by…

Principles, not Procedures

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One of the marks of a successful problem-solver is a habit of applying…

Ladder Diagram (LD) Programming Contacts and Coils

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In the United States, the most common language used to program PLCs is…

Continuous Float Level Transmitters

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Perhaps the simplest form of solid or liquid level measurement is with…

Self-balancing Pneumatic Instruments Principles

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A great many precision instruments use the principle of balance to…

Motives for Compromising the Security of an Industrial Control System

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There are multiple motives for compromising the security of an…

Radiation Level Measurement

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Certain types of nuclear radiation easily penetrates the walls of…

Electrical Resistance and Ohm’s Law

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To review, voltage is the measure of potential energy available to…

Thermistors and Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTDs)

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One of the simplest classes of temperature sensor is one where…

Circuit Failure Analysis

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Perhaps the most valuable skill an instrument technician can possess…

Boiler Water Level Control System Example

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Steam boilers are very common in industry, principally because steam…

Basic Operation of a Gas Chromatograph

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This animation shows the basic operation of a gas chromatograph,…

Glossary of Cyber-security Terms

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Cyber-security seems to have its own vocabulary, ranging from unwieldy…

Heuristic PID Tuning Procedures

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In contrast to quantitative tuning procedures where definite numerical…

Derivative (Rate) Control

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The final element of PID control is the “D” term, which…

Techniques for Analyzing Control Strategies

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Control strategies such as cascade, ratio, feedforward, and those…

Legal Code

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License By…

Practical Measures of Reliability

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In reliability engineering, it is important to be able to quantity the…