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Infographic: Tune Your (LinkedIn) Loop

Survey after survey of industrial engineers confirms LinkedIn is the social media platform of choice. According to IEEE Engineering360, more than 65 percent of engineers say they are active on LinkedIn. Facebook was next up, at 48 percent, followed by Google Plus (32 percent) and YouTube (27 percent). It makes sense. Facebook may have a […]

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How to Live Stream Any Meeting or Event Worldwide (Almost) for Free

ISA has more than 150 sections located throughout the world (you can find a local ISA section by going here.) Local sections are a great way to connect and network with colleagues via regularly scheduled meetings, section-sponsored technical education sessions, special programs, and professional networking events. But some sections cover a wide geographic area, notes […]

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Learn, Advance and Succeed with ISA Training in November and December

ISA’s Technician Training Boot Camp comes to Philadelphia, Penn. in November. The week of intensive hands-on training covers all the fundamentals plus the ultimate in smart technology. Learn the knowledge required by a control systems technician with five years’ experience in performing maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting tasks typical of a plant floor experiment. Review existing […]

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Why Do Most Vessel Control Loops Need the Reset Time Increased by Two or More Orders of Magnitude?

The proportional, integral, derivative (PID) controller is the common key component of all control loops. Basic control systems depend upon the PID to translate the measurement signals into set points of secondary loop controllers, digital valve controllers, and speed controllers for variable frequency drives. The success of advanced control, such as model predictive control, depends […]

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