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Energy in Chemical Reactions

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A chemical reaction resulting in a net release of energy is called…

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…

Safety Instrumented Functions and Systems

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A Safety Instrumented Function, or SIF, is one or more components…

Split-range Control

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There are many process control applications in the industry where it…

Circuit Failure Analysis

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Perhaps the most valuable skill an instrument technician can possess…

The International System of Units

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The very purpose of physics is to quantitatively describe and explain…

Fiber Optic Data Communication

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Light has long been used as a long-range signaling medium. While…

On/off Control (Bang-bang Control)

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

Analytical Measurements of Chemical Compositions

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A great many chemical composition measurements may be made indirectly…

FOUNDATION Fieldbus Design Philosophy

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To understand just how different FOUNDATION Fieldbus is from other…

Pneumatic PID Controllers

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A pneumatic controller receives a process variable (PV) signal as a…

Common Diagnostic Mistakes in Control Systems

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Volumes could be written about poor diagnostic technique. The…

Valve Packing

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Regardless of valve type, all stem-actuated control valves require…

Introduction to Inductors and Inductance

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Any conductor possesses a characteristic called inductance: the…

Phasors, Phase Shift and Phasor Algebra

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

the Negative Consequences of Poor PID Controller Tuning

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Much has been written about the benefits of robust PID control.…

Distance (21) Protection

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A form of protection against faults on long-distance power lines is…

Concepts and Laws of Probability

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While the term “probability” may evoke images of…

Ultrasonic (Sound) Echo Level Measurement

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A completely different way of measuring liquid level in vessels is to…

Chemical Reactor Temperature Control Example

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Sometimes we encounter a diversity of instrument signal standards in…

Open-ended, Shorted and Properly Terminated Transmission Lines

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Many years ago, when I was first learning about electricity, I…

Chemical Reactor Temperature Control Example

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Sometimes we encounter a diversity of instrument signal standards in…

Variable-area Flowmeters

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An variable-area flowmeter is one where the fluid must pass through a…

4 to 20 mA Analog Current Signals

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The most popular form of signal transmission used in modern industrial…

Transformer Basics and Principles of Operation

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

Integral (Reset) Control

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Imagine a liquid-level control system for a vessel, where the position…

Pilot Valves and Pneumatic Amplifying Relays

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Self-balancing mechanisms consisting solely of a baffle/nozzle…

Fundamental Principles of Industrial Instrumentation

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

Process and Instrument Diagrams

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The next level of detail is the Process and Instrument Diagram, or…

Instrument Turndown (Rangedown)

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An important performance parameter for transmitter instruments is…

Rotating Phasor in Three-dimensional Form

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The following animation shows a rotating phasor in three-dimensional…

Teaching Diagnostic Principles and Practices

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Diagnostic ability is arguably the most difficult skill to develop…

How Derivatives and Integrals Relate to One Another

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First, let us review some of the properties of differentials and…

Directional Overcurrent (67) Protection

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

The Stuxnet Virus

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In November of 2007 a new computer virus was submitted to a virus…

Dispersive Spectroscopy

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The dispersion of visible light into its constituent colors goes all…

Heuristic PID Tuning Procedures

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In contrast to quantitative tuning procedures where definite numerical…

Ladder Diagram (LD) Programming

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

Difference Between Calibration and Re-ranging

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To calibrate an instrument means to check and adjust (if necessary)…

Function Block Diagram (FBD) Programming

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