Congratulations to Nick Sands for being a 2019 inductee into the Control Process Automation Hall of Fame. Nick has been a long-time contributor to ISA, as well as a guest speaker at several of our New Orleans Section meetings and events. Read the Control Global article to learn […]
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Axial and centrifugal compressor control is exceptionally challenging due to the extraordinary speed and severity of problems and the extreme
consequences in terms of plant safety and performance. The fastest and most dangerous phenomenon is surge. An axial or centrifugal compressor in surge can reverse flow in 0.03 seconds going from a large positive flow to a large negative flow. Often, the negative flow is not measurable by flow meters leaving the actual situation to your imagination.
Continuous availability and the need for always-on applications have always been critical requirements in the industrial control environment. Virtualization can help you realize increased up-time and quicker disaster recovery from hardware failures, therefore keeping your process running.
ISA – TR101.02 is in its 9th revision as a working draft and is soon to be released pending a successful vote. This presentation will give you a “behind the scenes” peek at the current draft. ISA standards define the “what” and Technical Reports provide guidance on the “how”.
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Thanks to all of our members and visitors for making 2018 a great year! We look forward to an even better year in 2019! Happy New Year to all.
As part of raising awareness during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), each week in October we will feature a topic centered around the theme “our shared responsibility.” In our final installment, we feature the importance of securing our critical infrastructure and highlight the roles the public can play […]