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Control Loop Foundation Reprint

Manual Tuning Integrating Process

A book goes through many reviews and edits before it can be published. Still, it is very difficult for the authors and reviewers to catch all the typo’s in the original text and those that are introduced during the type setting process (formatting for publication). ISA recently notified me that the book that Mark Nixon …

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The Semantic Web – Control Loop Foundation

The Semantic Web Control Loop Foundation

When Mark Nixon and I wrote Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes we also worked with Paul Muston and Deb Franke to create a web site that goes with the book. Anyone may go to this web site to perform the 19 workshops that are included in the book. When you select a …

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ISA Best Seller Award – Control Loop Foundation

ISA Best Seller

In early September, Mark Nixon and I were notified by ISA that we were recipients of the “Raymond D. Molloy Award” presented by the ISA Publications Department. Our book, Control Loop Foundation—Batch and Continuous Processes, sold the most units of any new book published by ISA in 2010. We received this award in the Mardi …

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Control Loop Foundation Class – Manila, Philippines

As I mentioned in a previous blog, Emerson’s education department has established class (9025) that is based on the book Control Loop Foundation that Mark Nixon and I co-authored. At the invitation of Emerson’s development manager in the Philippines, I traveled in March to Manila and taught the 9025 class two times. A total of …

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Control Loop Foundation Class

The book Control Loop Foundation originated from an internal Emerson training class that I put together for new engineers. The Education Services training center located in Austin, TX provided a class room for this training class. I found this to be an ideal training environment for teaching the class since each class room in the …

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Control Loop Foundation Web Site

This week we completed work on the web site for the book Control Loop Foundation. Anyone can access this web site to view and perform the exercises for workshops and applications define in the book – a total of 19 exercises. Since the web site is constructed using HTML5, it may be accessed using a …

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Control Loop Foundation Overview

In a previous blog posting I provided some information about the book Control Loop Foundation co-authored by me and Mark Nixon This ISA publication became available for sale a week before Emerson Exchange 2010. To help promote the book, Mark and I put together an overview of Control Loop Foundation that we presented as a …

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Short Course on Control Loop Foundation

Emerson Exchange was held Sept 27th – Oct 1st, 2010 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Since Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Control was hot of the press, Mark Nixon and I took this opportunity to provide end users a detailed view of the book content. Jim Cahill …

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