Tag Archive: analytics

Aug
11

Retirement, Fond Memories

I am retiring from Emerson later this month. It has been a real pleasure working at Emerson and to share with subscribers of this blog some of my work on control and simulation. I greatly appreciate the many opportunities I had to help shape the control capability in DeltaV, to lead the function block application …

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Nov
11

Application of On-line Data Analytics to a Continuous Process Polybutene Unit

Lubrizol Corporation has installed at the Deer Park, TX plant a field trail version of Emerson’s Continuous Data Analytics capability. Over the last year Qiwei Li, production engineer, and Robert Wojewodka, Technology Manager and Statistician, have developed PCA/PLS models to predict quality parameter and detect faults for the Polybutene and refrigerant compressor units at the …

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Sep
24

Continuous Data Analytics

One of the areas addressed by the DeltaV future architecture team over the last two years has been the research and development of on-line continuous data analytics for fault detection quality parameter prediction. This year a prototype of this capability is being tested at two plants in Texas and one plant in Canada. Lubrizol, Deer …

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Nov
28

Improving Continuous Process Operation Using Data Analytics

At Emerson Exchange, 2011, I had the pleasure of working with Frank Seibert, Technical Manager and Eric Chen, Associate Researcher, Pickle Research Center, University of Texas at Austin SRP and John Caldwell, Advanced Control Marketing Manage, and Willy Wojsznis, Senior Technologist, Emerson Process Management, to host a workshop that addresses how data analytics may be …

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