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AutoQuiz: How Do You Avoid a Ground Loop on Shielded Cable?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and repair/replace instrumentation for systems that measure and control level, temperature, pressure, flow, and other process variables. Click this link for information about the CCST program. This question comes from the Level I […]

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Protecting Airport Power with Automatic Transfer Switches

Singapore’s Changi Airport is the 18th busiest in the world. In 2014, it served more than 40 million passengers and 1.8 million tons of air freight. Airport systems are critical nerve centers of the global economy, and it is important that they keep running, regardless of power outages or power disruptions. Airports rely on backup […]

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A Portable Hardware-In-The-Loop Device for Automotive Diagnostic Control Systems

Abstract: In-vehicle driving tests for evaluating the performance and diagnostic functionalities of engine control systems are often time consuming, expensive, and not reproducible. Using a hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation approach, new control strategies and diagnostic functions on a controller area network (CAN) line can be easily tested in real time, in order to reduce the effort and […]

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AutoQuiz: What Does the Function of the Preset Value Determine in a PLC Timer?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Automation Professional certification program. ISA CAP certification provides a non-biased, third-party, objective assessment and confirmation of an automation professional’s skills. The CAP exam is focused on direction, definition, design, development/application, deployment, documentation, and support of systems, software, and equipment used in control systems, manufacturing information […]

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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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AutoQuiz: Changing the Point of Origin for Input Data and Output Signal Destination with a DCS

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and repair/replace instrumentation for systems that measure and control level, temperature, pressure, flow, and other process variables. Click this link for information about the CCST program. This question comes from the Level I […]

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