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 the late Richard E. Morley, was recently published by ISA. In this Q&A blog...
AutoQuiz: What Are the Detectors Used in Level Measurement?

AutoQuiz: What Are the Detectors Used in Level Measurement?

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA's social media community manager. This automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and...
Automation Project and Startup Humor: How to Laugh Rather Than Fret

Automation Project and Startup Humor: How to Laugh Rather Than Fret

This post was written by Greg McMillan, industry consultant, author of numerous process control books, 2010 ISA Life Achievement Award recipient and retired Senior Fellow from Solutia Inc. (now Eastman Chemical). Project meetings and startups can be stressful times to...
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, and was written by Hunter. Of all of the engineering fields, I have to think that our field...

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