Webinar Recording: How to Get the Most out of Control Valves

Webinar Recording: How to Get the Most out of Control Valves

This educational ISA webinar on control valves was presented by Greg McMillan in conjunction with the ISA Mentor Program. Greg is an industry consultant, author of numerous process control books, 2010 ISA Life Achievement Award recipient and retired Senior Fellow from...
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...
How to Close the Operator Competency Gap in Process Industries

How to Close the Operator Competency Gap in Process Industries

This guest blog post was written by Martin Ross, product manager for UniSim Competency Suite at Honeywell Process Solutions. This is part two of a two-part series. Click here to read part one.   Developing and maintaining competent process operators is critical to...
How to Better Understand Integrating and Runaway Process Dynamics

How to Better Understand Integrating and Runaway Process Dynamics

This guest 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).   Many important process control loops on vessels...
How to Select a pH Sensor for Harsh Process Environments

How to Select a pH Sensor for Harsh Process Environments

This guest post is authored by Vickie Olson, product marketing manager at Honeywell Process Solutions. For today’s process plants, pH is an important parameter to measure in a host of demanding applications. A good example is flue gas desulfurization (FGD) control...
What are the Implications of Reactor Type on Control?

What are the Implications of Reactor Type on Control?

The following insights are part of an occasional series authored by Greg McMillan, industry consultant, author of numerous process control books and a retired Senior Fellow from Monsanto.   Reactors involving liquid reactants can be categorized as continuous stirred...

What is an Optimal Control System for Batch Manufacturing?

This guest post is authored by Tao Shen, a product marketing manager at Honeywell Process Solutions. If you’re working in batch manufacturing, you are painfully aware of the ever-increasing demand to produce more and more and – while you’re at it – cut costs. Well,...

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