I've covered and written about process control and automation for quite awhile, but it always seems like there remain many basic concepts that elude my limited ability to understand them. I can describe how they work, of course, but I'm short on knowing why. Luckily, several of these were cleared up on Feb. 19 when I attended the second of two 90-minute webinars hosted by the ISA and presented by Hunter Vegas, project engineering manager at Wunderlich-Malec, Ned Espy, technical director at Beamex and Roy Tomalino, professional services engineer at Beamex. I liked the second webinar so much that I asked ISA for the YouTube link to the first one held on Oct. 2, 2014, and…Full Story
Through the looking glass of emerging technologies.