ISA to Conduct New and Improved Events in Coming Months

ISA to Conduct New and Improved Events in Coming Months

This post is authored by Brian Curtis, president of ISA 2018.   It’s hard to believe, but we’re already past the mid-point of 2018. While ISA has made solid progress to date, our performance during the remainder of 2018 will greatly determine our overall results for...
AutoQuiz: What Is the Purpose of an Intrinsic Safety Barrier?

AutoQuiz: What Is the Purpose of an Intrinsic Safety Barrier?

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager.    Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and...
What Are the Performance Measures for Pipeline Leak Detection?

What Are the Performance Measures for Pipeline Leak Detection?

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, author of the new ISA book Detecting Leaks in Pipelines. To download a free excerpt from Detecting Leaks in Pipelines, click here. If you would like more information on how to purchase the book,...
Webinar Recording: Feedforward and Ratio Control

Webinar Recording: Feedforward and Ratio Control

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...
Adaptive PI Controller for Voltage Regulation in Power Systems

Adaptive PI Controller for Voltage Regulation in Power Systems

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: Static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) provides the means to improve quality and reliability of a...
AutoQuiz: How is the Reynolds Number Used in Flow Measurement?

AutoQuiz: How is the Reynolds Number Used in Flow Measurement?

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager.    Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and...
AutoQuiz: Plotting Control Valve Characteristics

AutoQuiz: Plotting Control Valve Characteristics

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager.    Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and...
Do Government Pipeline Regulations Improve Safety?

Do Government Pipeline Regulations Improve Safety?

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, author of the new ISA book Detecting Leaks in Pipelines. To download a free excerpt from Detecting Leaks in Pipelines, click here. If you would like more information on how to purchase the book,...
AutoQuiz: What is the Lifecycle Economic Model?

AutoQuiz: What is the Lifecycle Economic Model?

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA’s social media community manager.   Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Automation Professional certification program. ISA CAP certification provides a non-biased, third-party,...
Webinar Recording: Strange but True Process Control Stories

Webinar Recording: Strange but True Process Control Stories

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...

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