The post Improved Correlation Analysis and Visualization of Industrial Alarm Data first appeared on the ISA Interchange blog site.
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 problem of multivariate alarm analysis and rationalization is complex and important in the area of smart alarm management due to the interrelationships between variables. The technique of capturing and visualizing the correlation information, especially from historical alarm data directly, is beneficial for further analysis. …read moreContinue reading →
By Anthony Borges, PINpoint Information Systems
This document summarizes the error-proofing solution a leading heavy machinery manufacturer implemented and standardized on in order to greatly reduce product defects due to improperly fastened bolts in transmission systems. …read more
The post Loss of Power in a Flow Control Mechanism first appeared on the ISA Interchange blog site.
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 repair/replace instrumentation for systems that measure and control level, temperature, pressure, flow, and other process variables. Click this link for information about the CCST program. This question is from the Level III study guide, Domain 2, Loop checking. Level III represents a …read moreContinue reading →
The post Q&A with Co-Authors of New ISA Book Applying FOUNDATION Fieldbus first appeared on the ISA Interchange blog site.
This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. Applying FOUNDATION Fieldbus is co-authored by Bharat Ratilal (B.R.) Mehta and Jaganmohan (Y.J.) Reddy. In this Q&A feature, the authors provide important insights on the book’s value and significance. Bonus! Click this link to download a free chapter from Applying FOUNDATION Fieldbus.
Q. Overall, why did you feel it was important to write this book? What overarching value does this book …read moreContinue reading →
By Darren Halford, EU Automation
George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison, arguably two of the brightest minds in science, engaged in a decade-long vendetta over alternating (AC) and direct (DC) electrical currents. This article discusses the war of the currents and its implication on modern data centers. …read more