Ask the Experts is moderated by noted process control authority Béla Lipták (firstname.lastname@example.org), editor of the Instrument Engineers Handbook. In this column, he and his co-authors welcome questions concerning process measurement or control. Please include P&ID drawings using ISA symbols to illustrate questions where necessary.
Here at the annual gathering of the Honeywell User Group Americas, Leland Borgett, Jeff Strecker and Tom Clark explain how their five-person team successfully performed their covert DCS to DCS cut-over.
Field calibration is faster and more accurate with digital calibrators and a CMS, but theres a catch. Senior Tech Editor Dan Hebert, PE, reports on the state of the art in calibration systems for the operator.
In conjunction with their retirement motto of better late than never, Control Talk columnists McMillan and Weiner offer answers to the May and June Puzzlers, and the Top 10 signs your project is behind schedule.
This article argues that Velocity Limit (VL), which can be used to detect and take corrective action against faulty signals as part of an overall alarm strategy, is not being used as much as it should be.
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Editor in Chief Walt Boyes issues a cognitive dissonance alert! If you want to play in the big leagues and move into the process of control, you would do well to go back and concentrate on the fundamentals.