Monthly Archive: September 2010

Sep
24

Developing and Selling Process Control Ideas, Products, and Services – Emerson Exchange Short Course

Whether you are an automation engineer, local business partner, process engineer, student, supplier, or system integrator trying to find or promote opportunities, a dynamic prototype or demo can be a powerful tool. The Emerson Exchange short course EmersonExchange2010Session204ProcessControlLabs.pdf shows the use of a free web based tool to learn the essential aspects of process control …

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Sep
24

Control Loop Foundation

In a previous posting I provided information on a class I put together to help train new software engineers on the basics of process control and field instrumentation. Over the last three years the power point slides, DVD’s of the class lecture, and class room exercises have successfully been used for internally training. In order …

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Sep
08

Review of Deminar #9 – Process Control Improvement Primer

To view the recording of Deminar #9, click on the above picture. If you want to just view the slides click on Deminar #9 – Process Control Improvement Primer A lot of ground was covered in an hour to address the major aspects of basic control, the foundation of higher levels of control. You can …

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Sep
07

Deminar #9 Bonus – Addition of Eleventh Concept to Primer

An eleventh concept has been added as an eleventh hour improvement to the Process Control Improvement Primer that is Deminar #9 at 10:00 am CDT Wednesday Sept 8. If this primer does not change your view of process control, I will keep talking about these concepts in future Deminars until your exclaim “enough is enough!” …

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Sep
02

Wireless Benefits of Humor

Hopefully your humor is wireless. Wired humor sounds dangerous. The real reason for “wireless” in the title is that wireless is a hot subject and I am checking into ways to attract more people to my website. My favorite quote is: “Life is far too important to be taken seriously” – Oscar Wilde I have …

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Sep
01

Preview of Deminar #9 – Process Control Improvement Primer

Process control is so detailed, fragmented, and experience dependent, it is difficult to see the commonality of process control solutions. In Deminar #9 at 10:00 am CDT Wednesday Sept 8, I will detail 10 key concepts in a unified approach that will be useful for process control improvement in 90% or more of the applications. …

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