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101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career

Tip #39: Know the Codes

Needless to say, studying the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes and National Electric Code (NEC) is a wonderful cure for insomnia but they (and others like them) are important! Possibly the most useful course I have taken was a preparation course for an electrical contractor’s license. I actually took the course because I needed […]

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101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career

101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career

As Hunter Vegas and I got into being mentors, we recognized what an overwhelming experience it must be for a new engineer to come up to speed, especially since mentoring within a company is becoming scarce due to retirements and burgeoning workloads and procedural requirements. We realized there was a need for a very succinct […]

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Is a VFD or Valve Faster?

In the ISA Automation Week Mentor Program, I am providing guidance for extremely talented individuals from Argentina, Brazil, Malaysia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and the USA. We will be sharing a question and the answers each week. If you would like to provide additional answers, please send them to Susan Colwell at ISA. The nineteenth question […]

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What goes on a P&ID?

In the ISA Automation Week Mentor Program, I am providing guidance for extremely talented individuals from Argentina, Brazil, Malaysia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and the USA. We will be sharing a question and the answers each week. If you would like to provide additional answers, please send them to Susan Colwell at ISA. The seventeenth question […]

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Advanced Temperature Measurement and Control

Web Seminar: Key benefits of temperature control solutions – 22 February

Please join me for the Temperature Control Solutions Web Seminar – 22 February This comprehensive 90-minute Web seminar offers a concise summary of the most important aspects of temperature control solutions including the considerations in valve and measurement selection and installation. The first 2 sites to sign up will get a free copy of my […]

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Advanced pH Control

Web Seminar: Key benefits of pH control solutions – 15 February

Please join me for the pH Control Solutions Web Seminar scheduled on 15 February. This comprehensive 90-minute web seminar offers a concise summary of the most important aspects of pH control solutions including the latest developments in pH sensor and transmitter features. The first 2 sites to sign up will get a free copy of […]

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