A water, sewer and electric utility provider in Florida has develped an automated software system for supply and distribution that substantially improves water operations in the age of high-priced power.
"The 6 Myths of Process Performance" identifies the right things to focus on for improved process performance. The myths represent outdated methods of plant performance improvement. Each myth is debunked in a short 5-minute video.
Pavilions Matt Tormollen, and Halliburtons Richard Ella, join Editor in Chief Walt Boyes in a conversation about the development of a complete virtual reality simulation model for optimizing oil fields for production.
In this week's featured Podcast for the Process Automation Radio Network, CONTROL Editor in Chief, Walt Boyes, interviews founder and CEO of Transpara Inc., Michael Saucier, on the companys first new product: a Visual KPI software application that delivers rich scorecard data and trends to mobile devices.
Armed with a CAD package and simulation software, a single engineer can design the product, plant, and control system. Check out why the concept of a one-person design team is still a goal for the future.
In Part III of this Lessons Learned article on recapturing our competitive edge, Béla Lipták suggests the ISA take the lead in educating the general public about the potential of process control and automation.
Covering the world of automation, instrumentation and control, these industry books available from ISA are authoritative, thorough, and written and reviewed by experts. See the extensive array of books selected by our Editors and available through ControlGlobal.com that are designed to help students, professionals and practitioners succeed with today's automation challenges.
CONTROL magazine's Editor in Chief Walt Boyes tells us whether wireless networking in process automation applications is ready for prime time in this "special to the web" editorial for ControlGlobal.com.
A poor design and high consumption costs shut this Pennsylvania paper recycling plant down, but an in-house implementation of full, dynamic process simulation got it all tuned up for a successful restart.
Is RFID in your process automation future? If you handle multiple-ingredient batches, adhere to record keeping practices, and need a better handle on quality control, then it's not just for Wal-Mart anymore!