Self-Powered Wireless High Temperature Electrochemical Sensors

Self-Powered Wireless High Temperature Electrochemical Sensors

This post is an excerpt from the journal ISA Transactions. All ISA Transactions articles are free to ISA members, or can be purchased from Elsevier Press.     Abstract: Reliable wireless high temperature electrochemical sensor technology is needed to provide in situ...
Top 5 Upfront Project Considerations for Effective Risk Management

Top 5 Upfront Project Considerations for Effective Risk Management

This post was written by Diane Trentini, vice president of marketing and sales for COMET Informatics LLC. Diane serves on the board of directors for the Control System Integrators Association.   When a system integrator finds a new opportunity to provide services—a...
How Much Risk Can Safety Alarms Reduce?

How Much Risk Can Safety Alarms Reduce?

This post was written by Charles Fialkowski, CFSE, a safety systems specialist for Siemens; Luis Garcia, CFSE, senior process safety consultant for Siemens and chair of ISA’s tank farm committee for the ISA84 Safety and Security Group; and Nicholas P. Sands,...
How to Tune PID Controllers on Self-Regulating Processes

How to Tune PID Controllers on Self-Regulating Processes

This guest blog post was written by James Beall, a principal process control consultant at Emerson Process Management with 34 years of experience in process control. Beall is a member of AIChE and ISA, and chair of ISA committee ISA75.25, Control Valve Dynamic...
Powering the Next Generation of HART-Enabled Devices

Powering the Next Generation of HART-Enabled Devices

This guest blog post was written by Sol Jacobs, vice president and general manager of Tadiran Batteries, has more than 30 years of experience in developing solutions for powering remote devices. His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in...
Low Cost Test Rig for a Standalone Wind Energy Conversion System

Low Cost Test Rig for a Standalone Wind Energy Conversion System

This post is an excerpt from the journal ISA Transactions. All ISA Transactions articles are free to ISA members, or can be purchased from Elsevier Press.     Abstract: In this paper, a contribution to the development of low-cost wind turbine (WT) test rig for stator...
Nonlinear Predictive Control of a Boiler-Turbine Unit

Nonlinear Predictive Control of a Boiler-Turbine Unit

This post is an excerpt from the journal ISA Transactions. All ISA Transactions articles are free to ISA members, or can be purchased from Elsevier Press.     Abstract: This paper details development of a model predictive control (MPC) algorithm for a boiler-turbine...
The Arts Must Be Factored Into the STEM Equation

The Arts Must Be Factored Into the STEM Equation

This guest blog post was written by Stephen R. Huffman, vice president, marketing and business development, Mead O’Brien, Inc.   This blog began as a coy reply to Bill Lydon’s interesting post about Leonardo da Vinci’s accomplishments as an artist applying engineering...

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