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Exploring the future of wireless adoption in process control

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‘The majority of pundits agree wireless will be a critical part of IoT in whatever shape it evolves,’ says Ian Verhappen

How to meet the wireless flow measurement power challenge

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Flow measurement techniques continue to grow and evolve, and wireless flow measurement technologies face tend to face one major challenge: power. Here, Ian Verhappen discusses how to meet the power challenge for wireless flow measurement.

How automation can best affect the ratio that defines energy efficiency

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Energy management and energy efficiency are key elements of the desired objective, and automation professionals can do their part by acting not only on the numerator (work required) but also on the denominator (energy supplied or inputs), says Ian Verhappen.

ExxonMobil’s patented progress toward integrating control systems, IT

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Ian Verhappen explores how the company is pushing IIoT ‘near the edge’

HART 6: The very model of a modern calibrator?

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Can HART, version 6, turn your calibrator or field programmer into a primary asset management tool? CONTROL’s Ian Verhappen takes a closer look at the latest and greatest in field calibration.

The house that function blocks built

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Ian Verhappen, Chair of the Foundation Fieldbus User Group and Vice President of Standards for ISA, offers his perspective and experience on what’s happening in the world of industrial fieldbus.

Is FDT good for fieldbus and device networks?

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CONTROL’s Ian Verhappen, Chair of the Fieldbus Foundation User Group, looks at the latest battleground in the Fieldbus Wars. Is this Fieldbus Wars II or can FDT/DTM and EDDL work together?

OPC as the network glue

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Industrial Networking columnist, Ian Verhappen, addresses open process connectivity (OPC) and how you can use different flavors of it depending on the application and system requirements.

Intrinsic safety versus explosion proof

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CONTROL contributing editor, Ian Verhappen, takes a look at why intrinsic safety is so popular in Europe and other areas outside the U.S., and why it has never really caught on yet here in North America.

Reader feedback: September 2019

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Reader offers insights on Doppler flow measurement applied to slurries in response to Ian Verhappen's recent column on flow measurement in slurries.

New Pocket Foundation Guide published

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The second edition of Foundation Fieldbus: A Pocket Guide by Ian Verhappen and Augusto Pereira has been published by ISA in a larger, easier to read format.

Control magazine documents the digital age

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Ian Verhappen outlines he past 30 years of field network innovation and controversy, as has been diligently covered by CONTROL throughout that time.

Smart devices need standards–and volunteers

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Ian Verhappen continues his discussion on the importance of standards in the adoption of technology and the involvement of more automation professionals

WIA-PA and WIA-FA to be added to IEC wireless standards

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Chinese committee introduces two new wireless standards designed specifically for process and factory automation.

How to identify and process data for usable, actionable information

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As the number of intelligent devices able to communicate digitally continues to increase, which is a precursor and requirement of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), one of the challenges is managing all the resulting data. Converting data to information starts with the initial design, and ...

IIoT, cloud computing changing control system architectures

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With the changes in processing and computing capability we’ve seen at the different levels of the enterprise, particularly Level 1, and the introduction of cloud-based systems, it is my understanding that ISA-95, as part of their regular review of the document, is revisiting the architecture ...

Wireless IPL guidance emerging for safety, security applications

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ISA-84, which is responsible for development of safety system standards, has taken the first step by developing Technical Report (TR) “ISA-TR84.00.08-2017, Guidance for Application of Wireless Sensor Technology to Non-SIS Independent Protection Layers,” which provides information on how to ...

Monitor communications power supplies or risk the consequences

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We all have stories associated with power supplies and the consequences of not getting something right. That could be as simple as undersizing a power supply or forgetting to check the available capacity because we are “only adding one more loop,” or overheating because it was mounted either too ...

Open-source control system alternatives

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Many readers have at least one or more Arduino, Beagle Bone or Raspberry PI microcontrollers in your hobby shop, partly because of their low price point as compared to their capability—just the right platform for Internet of Things (IOT) devices running on open systems to maintain that same ...

Strategies for asset management

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Having the information to understand the current condition of your facilities and how the individual components work together to make your product is one step toward an effective asset management program.

Verifying field devices involves specific demands

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With the increasing use of wired and wireless digital communications, technicians and field engineers are communicating with and performing maintenance on field devices from practically anywhere. Many practitioners mistakenly believe that because a digital transmitter is factory calibrated for a ...

What's holding back mobile HMI?

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Other than our industry’s traditional reluctance to adopt new technologies, what are some of the reasons and challenges faced by the mobile HMI?

Wi-Fi for sensor networks

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The line between IT and OT technologies continues to blur with the benefit of lower-cost, widely available technology being countered with the need to more effectively manage the boundaries between the systems. Fortunately, the developers of the Wi-Fi and 5G technologies have factored this into ...

Why aren't there more wireless weighing systems?

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Considering the apparent good fit for wireless in weighing applications, why are there not more wireless weighing systems? What may appear to be a “perfect fit” for a technology is not necessarily always so.

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