Who wouldn't want a crack at making a working version of one of the gadgets from your favorite sci-fi movie, t.v. show or book? A tricorder? Your personal R2D2? The engineers in the element14 Community have raised that challenge with their Sci-Fi Your Pi challenge.
Often arguments as to whether a linear or equal percentage trim is best are based on the theoretical inherent flow characteristics. Valve rangeability is often stated as simply a deviation of the catalog flow characteristic from the theoretical characteristic.
There have been more than 500 actual control system cyber incidents globally in multiple industries. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has tasked me to select 3 of the more than 30 nuclear-plant cyber incidents and identify what really happened, what controls were violated, and what policies and guidelines would...
Joe Weiss named Smart Grid Pioneer. Smart Grid Today named the 50 Smart Grid Pioneers of 2015, including 11 CEOs or presidents, 15 directors, a former state governor and a White House National Security Council staffer. The award is based solely on merit.
Need help with your resume? Why not go to the master--Leonardo da Vinci? Yes, that Leonardo. Not only did he rule the Renaissance art community, he was also one heck of an engineer--and was more than willing to tell people that. Read on for all the details.
Most of the control literature focuses on minimizing the integrated absolute error (IAE) for a step disturbance, often in a linear system. In the process industry, there are many other objectives and complications that require special attention.
Every day in history is the anniversary of something. (For grins, check out today’s Google doodle. No engineering involved, but there is fun little video game, which, of course, you will play only during your lunch hour.) For this anniversary and more, keep reading.
April 9th, 2015, the California Public Utilities Commission fined Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) $1.6 BILLION for the September 2010 San Bruno natural gas pipeline rupture that killed 8 and destroyed a neighborhood (there are also 28 federal criminal charges and numerous other fines and penalties).