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Distributed control systems (DCSs) might not cease to exist completely, what's for sure is that instead of dying, they are going to evolve
Users report that Inductive Automation's open-connectivity, web-based, unlimited-storage software lets them tackle multiple interface projects and integrate databases
Model predictive control on an oilseed desolventizer/toaster saves more than $150,000 year by reducing steam consumption.
Advances in processors and memory make it possible to embed MPC in the DCS
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Posted: Jul 23, 2014
Often the Best Choice for Applications Where SingleFunction Relays Aren’t Capable Enough and a Safety-Rated PLC is Overkill
Posted: Apr 21, 2014
Redundancy in a process control system means that some or all of the system is duplicated, or redundant. The goal is to eliminate, as much as possible, any single point of failure. When a piece of equipment or a communication link goes down, a similar or i
Posted: Oct 22, 2013
Lambda tuning gives non-oscillatory response with the response time (Lambda) required by the plant. Seven industrial examples show the relevance and simplicity of this method. Will Lambda tuning work in your process control loop?
Posted: May 15, 2013
The security of industrial automation and control systems becomes increasingly critical as different networks are connected and systems are integrated in a collaborative manufacturing environment. For industrial automation and control systems the potential