Finding the Root Cause of Process Upsets


Today's process plant is a complicated place. Multiple raw materials combine with multiple energy streams to produce primary and secondary products. Process variability comes from the raw materials, operating practices, weather, process upsets, maintenance issues and hundreds of other sources. Finding the root cause of a process upset is critically important to permanently solving process upsets. Trying to tune all the affected control loops is simply chasing after symptoms, rather than getting to the heart of the issue. Download this paper to learn how to pinpoint the root cause of problems in process plants.