Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s course, Advanced Operation of Digital (Smart) Transmitters. The next class starts Oct. 12. This course offers a hands-on, working knowledge of smart field devices with an emphasis on measurement accuracy, advanced information gathering, decreased maintenance time, ease-of-configuration and calibration, and diagnostic capabilities. You will cover uses in conventional systems and improved communications when combined with digital control networks. You will also be exposed to various hand-held communicators and computer-based configuration and diagnostic software.
What is the HART protocol?:
a) A communication protocol to configure intelligent alarm panels
b) A communication protocol to configure operator stations
c) A communication protocol for configuring and ranging instrument field devices
d) A communication protocol for configuring calibration equipment
e) None of the above