The Control Valve Handbook, Fourth Edition, is now available online. This latest version presents information on control valve performance and new technologies, and includes input from experts in the field.
When it comes to selecting and sizing control valves and positioners, this article not only helps you pick the right one for the right job, but also includes a valuable valve selection chart you can download!
When it comes to selecting and sizing control valves, the non-commercial chart in this article not only helps you pick the right one for the job, but also serves as a fantastic reference tool you can download!
Control Talk columnists McMillan and Weiner induct some really bad instruments, final control elements, and systems into the Bad Hall of Fame, then proffer the Top 10 signs your life is like a Reality TV show.
Control Talk columnists McMillan and Weiner get an insightful reply as to why a plant instrument engineer said the control schemes and instruments successfully used at other locations won't work in his plant.
CONTROL columnist Greg McMillan addresses the use of fine adjustment valves to reduce process variability and suggests that now is a fine time to break away from old valve problems and into model-predictive control.
McMillan and Weiner imagine a transcript of a control engineer on a daytime talk show and offer up the Top 10 reasons why you wont find a model-based control text book anywhere in todays college classroom.
Process control authority Bela Liptak brings in specialists from his cadre of co-authors to answer a reader's question. Find out which books and online courses they recommend for continued education. Find out what the difference is in strength between a heating valve and cooling valve for split range control
Actionable Items columnist Steve Kuehn notes that precision flow control is ensured with well-specified, precisely controlled valves, but for the sake of your process, a penny saved may not be a penny earned.