Tag Archive: instrument design engineer

Nov
17

How to Succeed – Part 2

Our profession is learned on the job by example and ad-hoc, incidental, or formal mentoring. Experienced APC and E&I engineers have largely left the building. In the new millennium we started a runaway reaction with an accelerating loss of expertise. Are we at a “point of no return?” Is the demise of our profession at …

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Nov
10

How to Succeed – Part 1

The capability of field instrumentation, distributed control systems, and advanced process control (APC) software has dramatically increased. At the same time, energy and environmental requirements and the need for worldwide competitiveness have increased. Production units more than ever need to be able to take advantage of their automation and APC systems. Yet there is a …

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