Submitted by Dan Miklovic on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 11:43
In the last post I raised the issue of unintended consequences. Some may have thought I was arguing against automatic control when I postulated that before computerized control took over that catastrophic systems failures were less likely since humans struggled to maintain control with even minor equipment degradation.
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Submitted by Greg McMillan on Fri, 04/20/2012 - 18:25
The questions submitted by the 10 worldwide participants in ISA Mentor program are refreshing and cause one to stand back and think about how we do things and how can we convey knowledge we take for granted.
Submitted by IanVerhappen on Mon, 08/23/2010 - 22:48
I was very happy to hear that all the miners trapped in the mine in Chile are alive as it was one of the topics on people’s minds while I was there last week, that and sharing with me the occasional evidence of the recent earthquake.
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Submitted by IanVerhappen on Mon, 12/07/2009 - 14:52
Here we go, the most challenging of all steps is the first one so I will start safe (baby steps concept) by sharing with you the topics I hope to cover in this blog:
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Submitted by waltboyes on Wed, 09/23/2009 - 10:20
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Friends, based on the questions I get, and some of the posts I see on the various automation websites and email discussion lists and web forums, reading a piping and instrumentation diagram is becoming a lost art.