2005

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  • Statistical process monitoring of industrial batch processes

    This White Paper summarizes the findings from three case studies involving the application of multivariate statistics to batch processes, and provides a comparison of different approaches to monitoring batch process operations.

    World Batch Forum
    06/13/2005
  • 21 steps to improve security of SCADA networks

    The President’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Board, and the Department of Energy, have developed the steps outlined here to help any organization improve the security of its SCADA networks.

    Dept. of Energy
    06/15/2005
  • Alarm management for regulated industries

    This article (.pdf) from CEPmagazine.org focuses on the regulatory drivers for alarm management and summarizes some key best practices, and challenges the process automation industry on things it can do to help implement more effective alarm systems.

    CEPMagazine.org
    06/20/2005
  • Flow, Level and Environmental Handbook

    Features a variety of meters and controllers, portable, handheld and laboratory instruments measuring air, water, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, flow, high viscosity liquids, and pH.

    Omega Engineering
    06/27/2005
  • Improve your alarm systems

    This safety information bulletin from the Energy Institute describes a practical approach that has been used to improve alarm systems at a petroleum refinery and to reduce the burden on operators caused by alarms. Guidance is available on the problems with alarms and what measures to take to improve alarm systems.

    Energy Institue
    07/15/2005
  • A path forward for DCS alarm management

    Despite the recent industry focus on higher-level solutions, substantive technical challenges still abound in DCS alarm management. The reasons, importance, and solutions for the problem of alarm management are the subject of this White Paper.

    Plant Automation Services
    07/16/2005
  • Pressure Measurement Handbook

    This user's guide covers the fundamentals of pressure management and discusses the use of calibrators, testers, manometers and the selection of a pressure measurement standard.

    Ametek
    07/18/2005
  • Field Instrumentation Technical Handbook

    Field Instrumentation Technical Handbook is a useful compendium of physical constants, tables and information no engineer responsible for field instrumentation should be without. It has been required reading in many companies for many years. Download your free copy now.

    Magnetrol
    07/26/2005
  • Why buy industrial computers?

    Industrial personal computer (IPC) technology is used in ever increasing volume in the manufacturing environment. This White Paper provides a report for OEMs and manufacturers who use computers in their manufacturing equipment and processes.

    Xycom Automation
    08/01/2005
  • Optimal temperature sensor selection

    There's no simple solution to achieving accurate temperature measurement. It’s a combination of knowing the inherent accuracy of particular sensor types, but also how environmental factors can create further measurement uncertainty and the sensor calibration techniques available to reduce this uncertainty.

    Watlow Electric
    08/03/2005
  • Securing known SCADA vulverabilities

    This “special to the web” briefing report from the Office of the Inspector General evaluates the impediments and barriers that prevent water systems and other Power-Gen plants from securing known SCADA vulnerabilities.

    OIG
    08/10/2005
  • Initiatives in strategic alarm management

    The inability to effectively manage control system alarms has been a long tolerated issue in the continuous process industry. This White Paper provides detail behind a solution to the total alarm management problem that takes into account the key elements and directly targets the real issues.

    Matrikon
    08/10/2005
  • Security for critical infrastructure SCADA systems

    This "special to the web" White Paper provides a non-technical overview of critical infrastructure SCADA security and gives a background on SCADA systems and the history of critical infrastructure concern.

    SANS Institute
    09/13/2005
  • Shift your focus from analysis to optimization with AMCT

    This White Paper shows how the application of Active Model Capture Technology (AMCT) by a manufacturing plant’s problem-solving personnel reduces time wasted, and helps to focus the effort of these problem-solvers who must keep the process running at its best.

    Expertune
    09/19/2005
  • Specifying industrial fieldbus networks for automation

    Automation designers face many challenges and tradeoffs in the development of a successful network solution. This White Paper discusses the necessary choices in selecting a network technology appropriate for various specific applications.

    Texas Instruments
    09/23/2005
  • The link between automation KPIs and enterprise KPIs

    This White Paper presents case studies that demonstrate how improved control system KPIs directly drive improved corporate KPIs, and how managing these factors can ensure better performance of the long-term measures.

    ExperTune
    10/14/2005
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