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Process Data Analysis: Filtering Out the Noise, and Acting On the Signals

Prior to the ISA Automation Week 2013 conference, I wrote a blog post titled “Measuring the Value of Overall Equipment Effectiveness in Manufacturing Processes.” The post outlined several key elements needed to implement a successful overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) program. The last element discussed was the need to standardize methods for data analysis using process […]

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George Buckbee

What Your DCS Knows But Won’t Tell You

This session is in the Control Performance Track: Manufacturing Intelligence Presented By: Mr. George Buckbee, ExperTune, Inc. Read Bio Abstract: Your DCS is keeping secrets from you.  The distributed control system and the data historian have a huge amount of data from your plant.  But they are not telling you the most important secrets that lie within. […]

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Estimated Standard Deviation

Because an exact number for standard deviation could only be obtained by taking an infinite number of measurements, the below formula calculates the estimated standard deviation. Let’s take a set of measurements from a temperature transmitter with a range of 0-100 deg, Celsius. IDEAL VALUES     AS FOUND VALUES 0 1 10 12 20 21 30 […]

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