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...
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...
Tuning the Model Predictive Control of a Crude Distillation Unit

Tuning the Model Predictive Control of a Crude Distillation 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: Tuning the parameters of the model predictive control (MPC) of an industrial crude distillation...
Plant-Wide Control Design Based on Steady-State Combined Indexes

Plant-Wide Control Design Based on Steady-State Combined Indexes

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 work proposes an alternative methodology for designing multi-loop control structures based on...
Webinar Recording: Drivers for Cloud SCADA Operations

Webinar Recording: Drivers for Cloud SCADA Operations

This ISA co-hosted webinar on cloud SCADA operations was presented by Pete Rullman, SCADA expert at Honeywell Process Solutions.      Alternative solutions around virtualization, cloud and mobility are becoming more stable, reachable and cost-competitive to a larger...
Measuring Fuel Oil Viscosity in a Power Plant

Measuring Fuel Oil Viscosity in a Power Plant

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: The viscosity measurement and control of fuel oil in power plants is very important for a proper...
How to Monitor and Control Quality in Process Manufacturing

How to Monitor and Control Quality in Process Manufacturing

This guest blog post was written by Paul Darnbrough, PE, CAP, a principal engineer for MAVERICK Technologies.   In nearly all regions and industries, markets for products reflect the impact of globalization. The tactic of competing on price is increasingly giving way...

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