Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Detecting Leaks in Pipelines

Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Detecting Leaks in Pipelines

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. ISA recently published Detecting Leaks in Pipelines by Edward J. Farmer, PE. In this Q&A feature, Farmer highlights the focus, importance, and differentiating qualities of the book. Click...
Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Measurement Uncertainty

Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Measurement Uncertainty

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. ISA recently published the fifth edition of Measurement Uncertainty: Methods and Applications by Ronald H. Dieck. In this Q&A feature, Ronald highlights the importance of the book’s new...
Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Industrial Ethernet

Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Industrial Ethernet

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. The third edition of Industrial Ethernet: How to Plan, Install, and Maintain TCP/IP Ethernet Networks is the go-to guidebook for people who need to fully understand factory floor Ethernet and for...
Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Automation Network Selection

Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Automation Network Selection

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. The third edition of Automation Network Selection: A Reference Manual can help you make better decisions about the selection of equipment and communications networks. The book is authored by...
Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Industrial Cybersecurity

Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Industrial Cybersecurity

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. The second edition of Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles contains a significant amount of new and enhanced content, covering the latest advances in cybersecurity and...
Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Applying FOUNDATION Fieldbus

Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Applying FOUNDATION Fieldbus

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. Applying FOUNDATION Fieldbus is co-authored by Bharat Ratilal (B.R.) Mehta and Jaganmohan (Y.J.) Reddy. In this Q&A feature, the authors provide important insights on the book’s value and...
Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Industrial Data Communications

Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Industrial Data Communications

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. Industrial Data Communications, Fifth Edition is co-authored co-authored by Lawrence (Larry) M. Thompson and William T. (Tim) Shaw. In this Q&A feature, the authors provide important...
Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: The Tao of Measurement

Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: The Tao of Measurement

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. The Tao of Measurement: A Philosophical View of Flow and Sensors, co-authored by Jesse Yoder, Ph.D., and Richard E. Morley, was recently published by ISA. In this Q&A blog feature, Dr....
Why You Should Scrutinize Technical Articles for Bias

Why You Should Scrutinize Technical Articles for Bias

The following tip is from the ISA book by Greg McMillan and Hunter Vegas titled 101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career, inspired by the ISA Mentor Program. This is Tip #2.   Of all of the engineering fields, I have to think that our field of automation has...
What are the Benefits of Identifying Deadtime and Ramp Rate?

What are the Benefits of Identifying Deadtime and Ramp Rate?

The following tip is from the ISA book by Greg McMillan and Hunter Vegas titled 101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career, inspired by the ISA Mentor Program. This is Tip #89.   In Tip #70, we learned that deadtime was the key to loop performance. The Control Talk...
How to Determine the Health of an Industrial pH Glass Electrode

How to Determine the Health of an Industrial pH Glass Electrode

The following tip is from the ISA book by Greg McMillan and Hunter Vegas titled 101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career, inspired by the ISA Mentor Program. This is Tip #86.   There is not a whole lot of current information on the response time of pH...

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