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Standard Recipes Designation ID
Posted by Gustavo Borda on 22 October, 2014 - 4:28 pm
Is there any rule to designate a process recipes (IDs)?
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Mark V A6 state
Posted by G.Rajesh on 22 October, 2014 - 12:33 pm
Mark V <C> at A6 state after modify and download IO.ASS and IOCFG
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Control Valve Fail Action
Posted by xyz on 21 October, 2014 - 6:28 pm
control valve fail action discussion
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Programming for Modicon Bridge/Mux BM85S485
Posted by Ben Herston on 21 October, 2014 - 5:54 pm
I need assistance in programming a Modicon Bridge/Mux BM85S485. The product is obsolete, and Schneider no longer provides technical support.
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Convert RMS voltage to Analog signal + Per Unit
Posted by Phantush on 21 October, 2014 - 3:28 pm
Convert RMS voltage to Analog signal + Per Unit
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Experiences Using Flow Meters From Flow Technology
Posted by Rich on 21 October, 2014 - 3:28 pm
Looking for feedback on flow meters and flow computers from Flow Technology Inc
Bailey ABB IMMFP01 - 02 NVRAM Replacement
Posted by Jack P on 21 October, 2014 - 11:20 am
Has anyone successfully replaced the SVRAM chips in the Bailey Processor modules?
Yokogawa Batch Programming Download Error
Posted by ANWESHA on 21 October, 2014 - 7:56 am
Error while trying to download a recipe on the batch process of yokogawa centum cs3000 software. Error says - "BATCH AUTO DOWNLOAD ERROR Gr.01 01-0008 No.00 Code 5427".
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Converting a HoneyWell PLC Program
Posted by marinus on 21 October, 2014 - 5:58 am
Convert a PLC Program from HoneyWell to Schneider Electric
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Electrical Rotating Equipment Training
Posted by Ajiit on 20 October, 2014 - 1:39 pm
Where or how do I find or start training to become a technician for turbines, generators, etc.?
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Allen-Bradley Ethernet to Fanuc CNC
Posted by David on 20 October, 2014 - 11:26 am
Communicating to Fanuc CNC controller from Allen-Bradley Compact Logix???
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RS485 to Analog Input Conversion
Posted by cherrypi on 20 October, 2014 - 3:38 am
Is it possible to convert (multiple) readings being transmitted through RS-485 communication to analog signals?
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Gas Turbine control - Hardware Part Trip of L4
Posted by Neo on 19 October, 2014 - 8:02 am
When Hardware causes the trip of L4
Map of Industrial Control Systems on the Internet
Posted by Jürgen Rose on 19 October, 2014 - 7:38 am
Power Plants on the Internet? Really? The latest research that generated the map is being presented at the 4SICS conference in Stockholm.
Calibration Pressure
Posted by tornatech on 18 October, 2014 - 2:36 am
i need to make setting to pressure in jockey pump controller
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Capacitor Fuse Blowing
Posted by charz on 18 October, 2014 - 2:35 am
What is the current flowing when one fuse blows in a three phase star connected capacitor bank?
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High pressure turbine bypass system
Posted by Zouhen on 17 October, 2014 - 5:19 pm
During Turbine Low vacuum Trip what is the position of high pressure turbine bypass control valve
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Transformer Differential Relay Protection during Open-Phase
Posted by Amrit Pandey on 17 October, 2014 - 4:55 pm
Transformer Differential Relay Protection during Open-Phase. Possibility of the relay to trip during line to ground fault or open conductor outside the zone of the differential scheme?
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SLC500 Communications with Unitronics PLC
Posted by Rodger on 17 October, 2014 - 1:38 am
Setting up communications between a Unitronics PLC and SLC 500 PLC
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Changing SRV Valve setting
Posted by 8784597 on 16 October, 2014 - 4:28 pm
I need help to change the set point for SRV open position.
Rotary Die Cutter Help
Posted by Jeremy Ross on 16 October, 2014 - 2:25 pm
Looking for help on an application.
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Orifice plate tapping -Flange or D, D/2
Posted by instruguy on 16 October, 2014 - 2:19 pm
Which type of orifice tapping - Flange or D, D/2 works best for larger pipes?
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No Communication with GE Fanuc 90-30
Posted by angel rangel on 16 October, 2014 - 9:17 am
does anybody have ever had troubles with communications with GE PLC Fanuc 90-30?
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Westinghouse W251B11 wet compression
Posted by Napster225 on 16 October, 2014 - 7:55 am
Power augmentation by direct wet compression on W251B11 gas turbines
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How Strictly Should the MODBUS Addressing and Data Models Be Followed?
Posted by MikeAtCalidus on 16 October, 2014 - 5:50 am
How flexible can the Addressing and Data Models be with regard to the width and alignment of objects accessed through read/write register functions?
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Steam Turbine MSV/GV Servo Valve
Posted by zouhen on 16 October, 2014 - 12:44 am
Turbine MSV Main stop valve and GV governing servo valve were damaged and lose functionality in the same period.
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Connecting an Analog I/O Module to a Delta PLC
Posted by Cauê on 15 October, 2014 - 4:10 pm
Having problems connecting an analog I/O module to my Delta PLC
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HMI w/ movable icons
Posted by Steven Smith on 15 October, 2014 - 2:15 pm
Looking for an HMI solution that allows users to drag icons.
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Second Stage Nozzle Control Failure
Posted by WAC on 15 October, 2014 - 6:43 am
Having nozzle control problem after replacing
Wincc 7.2 Connection to Database
Posted by Stavros on 15 October, 2014 - 3:13 am
Is there a C-script or VB-script for connecting to Oracle database
Calibration problem with ABB TZIDC positioner
Posted by Ankur Gajjar on 15 October, 2014 - 2:51 am
Auto adjust of ABB TZIDC positioner stops in calibration mode with "timeout" error!
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Maximun nodes of Modbus
Posted by Kevin Fan on 14 October, 2014 - 10:18 pm
What are the maximum nodes and cycle time of Modbus TCP and Modbus RTU on RS485?
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Interface Level Measurement
Posted by Bong on 14 October, 2014 - 9:16 pm
Measuring interface level for drum boots level
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S7 Communication with Libnodave Lib
Posted by Krishna on 14 October, 2014 - 9:30 am
Looking for a way to Access data from PLC - CPU S7 300 series DB to Our own VB.Net Application through libnodave Lib.
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PLC Data Access Using OPC
Posted by Rodney Cox on 14 October, 2014 - 3:44 am
I need help finding resources to help me develop OPC data access to record data to my database. I'm an information systems student new to PLCs and cannot find the necessary resources.
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Reinstallation of an Orifice Plate in a Pipeline.
Posted by Arafath Ali on 13 October, 2014 - 2:20 pm
How to reinstall an orifice plate in a pipeline after the information regarding the HP and LP side is lost?
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ISA acquires automation.com
Posted by Bob Peterson on 13 October, 2014 - 2:01 pm
What do others think about ISA acquiring Automation.com?
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Importance of RF in Automation engineering
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 13 October, 2014 - 12:58 pm
Should I study RF SYSTEM DESIGN FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS in depth for Industrial Automation?
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9FA and DLN 2.6+ Combustors
Posted by Jim Crown on 13 October, 2014 - 12:12 pm
Looking for information about dual fuel service for DLN combustors
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How to Calibrate the Gas Turbine Vibration Sensors
Posted by Any on 13 October, 2014 - 6:29 am
How to calibrate the vibration sensors after removing them before major gas turbine overhaul
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Modbus TCP / IP Query
Posted by PLC_EIC_Bloke on 12 October, 2014 - 8:07 pm
Setting up Modbus TCP/IP with a single slave and no unit ID
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Line Monitoring
Posted by DT99 on 12 October, 2014 - 4:55 pm
Looking for some basic information about line monitoring
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Gas Turbine CEMS Operating Parameters
Posted by vignesh on 12 October, 2014 - 5:46 am
Operating parameters for monitoring gas emissions for gas turbine
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Changing Careers from Gas Turbine to Combined Cycle Operator
Posted by vignesh on 12 October, 2014 - 5:34 am
How do I change my career from a gas turbine operator to a combined cycle operator?
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Push In Jumpers for Terminal Blocks
Posted by geoff on 11 October, 2014 - 12:20 pm
Do push-In terminal block jumpers hold up under vibration?
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Rotating 65fp Fuel Servo
Posted by mohanad on 11 October, 2014 - 7:59 am
Problem with liquid fuel valve opening while unit is running on gas fuel
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Pump Running Indication on Control Circuit
Posted by Stumped on 10 October, 2014 - 4:19 pm
How can I properly wire my pump panel to show that when the pump is actually running I get an indicator on my PLC/HMI.
Set Point for Changing Hydraulic Oil Filter
Posted by abdi on 10 October, 2014 - 6:00 am
Difference between catalog recommendation for changing hydraulic oil filter and control system switch
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Measuring Principle of Field Instruments
Posted by ahamednivas on 10 October, 2014 - 5:58 am
Regarding the selection of Instruments and its measuring principle
Purge Pressure
Posted by abdi on 10 October, 2014 - 2:15 am
low purge pressure for liquid fuel nozzle
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Tubing and Piping
Posted by Gary on 9 October, 2014 - 2:28 pm
Any differences about the size standard for piping and Tubing?
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Information about Allen Bradley PLC SLC Adapter module
Posted by zain on 9 October, 2014 - 1:37 pm
Meaning of error L31 and E51 on Allen Bradley PLC SLC Remote Adapter I/O module ASB
Re: Modbus RTU with Star Topology
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 8 October, 2014 - 11:23 pm
Does the Modbus RTU work with a star topology?
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DCS Control of Power Plants
Posted by George on 8 October, 2014 - 10:24 pm
Scope of DCS programming in a Power Plant
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Reverse Power Problems
Posted by Martin Crummy on 8 October, 2014 - 3:08 pm
Reverse power of Engine 1 when syncing in MSB bus-tie
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Oil from Exciter
Posted by karim elrawy on 8 October, 2014 - 11:28 am
We have oil leaks from the exciter and we drained it but we don't know what this problem is
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Main Lube Oil Bearing Header Pressure Low on GE F9
Posted by humble3 on 8 October, 2014 - 10:17 am
Lately we discovered that in one of our frame 9 GT, the bearing header pressure gives different value for the different pumps
Gas Turbine Momentary Torque / Short Circuit Torque (F-5001)
Posted by Shilton on 8 October, 2014 - 5:11 am
An estimate or rule of thumb for the momentary torque / short circuit torque at the F-5 Compressor Rotor Forward Stub shaft
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Modbus RTU with Star Topology
Posted by JulienN on 8 October, 2014 - 3:42 am
Does the Modbus RTU work with a star topology?
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Retrieving data from Instep eDNA database
Posted by Tom Stone on 7 October, 2014 - 5:45 pm
Confused by timestamps returned from eDNA for hourly and minute level data.
Niagara report
Posted by arun on 7 October, 2014 - 8:41 am
How to have an excel report with Niagara?
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Gas Turbine First Fire
Posted by George on 7 October, 2014 - 6:49 am
Pre-startup activities and sequence for first fire of GT.
Liquid Fuel
Posted by mouhanad on 7 October, 2014 - 6:44 am
Liquid fuel valve is very little opened while the unit is working on gas
Modbus TCP/IP
Posted by Mikey on 7 October, 2014 - 5:41 am
Developing Modbus TCP/IP on RX63NB board with DP83620 as PHY layer interface.
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Avoiding Overspeed by Loss of the Full Load
Posted by Erwin on 7 October, 2014 - 5:28 am
Avoiding overspeed by loss of the full load.
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PLCs for Beginners
Posted by Mr. James on 6 October, 2014 - 2:37 am
I need to learn how to operate and use PLCs
Simode with frequency drive
Posted by Ster_pan on 5 October, 2014 - 8:40 am
Operation of a frequency converter with a simoceode unit upstream
Generator autosychroniser
Posted by Flowing Waterfalls on 5 October, 2014 - 6:18 am
Can anyone provide details Siemens 7VE2 electronic paralleling device
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Startup Gas Turbine
Posted by GE mark vi on 4 October, 2014 - 6:24 am
Is there is any provision for startup gas turbine with external pushbutton (aux.PB)
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Degassing a Generator
Posted by Ervin Galera on 4 October, 2014 - 6:10 am
what would be the preferred method
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Adaptive Resonance Theorem
Posted by Kun Nguyen on 3 October, 2014 - 10:30 pm
Application of Adaptive Resonance Theorem (ART) in fault detection of plant instrumentation?
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Panelview 300 Micro
Posted by Chris on 3 October, 2014 - 4:23 pm
How to take apart a panelview 300 mirco 2711-M3A18L1
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Fast Alarms Between PLC and HMI
Posted by EG on 3 October, 2014 - 3:19 am
How can we make an hmi operator panel detect fast alarms?
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Flow measurement
Posted by praviv on 3 October, 2014 - 1:20 am
disturbance in flow measurement
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Auto-Synchronizing GE Frame 7EA
Posted by Bill on 3 October, 2014 - 12:04 am
What is auto-synch frequency window for GE Frame 7EA
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HMI Communication with SIEMENS PLC
Posted by Ali Shakarami on 2 October, 2014 - 10:23 pm
Sending the signal value from GE HMI(CIMPLICITY) to other controler over MODBUS RTU
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Ethernet Surges and Transients
Posted by Robert on 2 October, 2014 - 9:18 am
Looking to see if anyone has dealt with CAT 5 ethernet surges in a control panel
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Allen Bradley Micrologix 1400 PLC Communication with Yokogawa DCS
Posted by Nizam on 1 October, 2014 - 9:01 pm
Allen Bradley Micrologix 1400 PLC Communication with Yokogawa DCS
Siemens S5 to ControlLogix Conversion
Posted by Wade on 1 October, 2014 - 5:43 pm
Translating a Siemens S5 in Statement to Allen-Bradly ControlLogx LAD.
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Rustronic Mk2 Information
Posted by Kev Magee on 1 October, 2014 - 11:57 am
Looking for information on Rustronic Mk2 GT controllers
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PLC timed sequence
Posted by JustinDee on 1 October, 2014 - 7:49 am
is it possible to stop all TON TOFF timers?
Foxboro I/A series tutorial
Posted by putrasuha on 30 September, 2014 - 10:25 pm
Foxboro tutorial
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Flow Divider Problem in GE Frame 9e Turbine
Posted by karim elrawy on 30 September, 2014 - 1:05 pm
Looking for advice on maintaining flow divider in our GE frame 9e turbine
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General Questions about MODBUS
Posted by Sandra on 29 September, 2014 - 8:12 am
A few questions about MODBUS protocol
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Open Source PLC Programming Software
Posted by Marx on 29 September, 2014 - 12:46 am
I wanted to know what are the best open source PLC Programming software to use
Connectivity and Controller Tags for VB.NET 2012 OPC RSLinx
Posted by Brian on 28 September, 2014 - 9:18 pm
Setting up connectivity for VB.NET 2012 OPC. How do I list the TAGs in my controller?
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Over-speeding of Slave Motor in Rock Conveying System
Posted by Ravindra K Maheshwari on 28 September, 2014 - 6:16 am
Rock coveyor is being driven by Master and slave, two motors in load sharing mode. Slave motor is over-speeding when master gets higher loads.
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Load cell output mV linearity
Posted by Pradeep on 28 September, 2014 - 5:16 am
Whether load cell output in mV will linearly increment according to weight added to it?
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Reversing the Range for Level Transmitter While Measuring Level
Posted by Sakthi Venkatesh on 27 September, 2014 - 5:00 am
After calibrating, why we are reversing the range for Level Transmitter while measuring Level?
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Mark-VIe Servers
Posted by MJ on 27 September, 2014 - 3:58 am
Functions of Servers provided with Mark-VIe
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RS485 Connnection to DV-6 VE4006P2
Posted by Bhaskar Mittal on 26 September, 2014 - 12:53 pm
Connecting DCS to VFDs on 485 Modbus RTU
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Load Shading System
Posted by BJM on 26 September, 2014 - 9:13 am
Looking for detail knowledge on the Load shading system
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Governor Control in Speed Control Mode
Posted by Bhavin on 26 September, 2014 - 9:06 am
Islanding problem when grid trips. The case happens only 5 times out of 100, rest everything goes good.
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Master Thesis Guidance With Protocols
Posted by Sandra Calvo on 26 September, 2014 - 3:56 am
Trying to decide which communication protocol is better for the API I am designing for my Master Thesis.
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Contactless Card Reader and PLC
Posted by Amer on 26 September, 2014 - 3:30 am
How to connect contactless card reader to PLC?
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How accurate is to calculate energy at 5 second rate
Posted by Vikrant Makwana on 25 September, 2014 - 5:39 am
Voltage, current and power factor (per phase), are acquired every 5 seconds. How accurately, can we calculate energy.
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Why Consider Third Party Companies When Retrofitting/Supporting Your Gas Turbine Controls
Posted by Simon on 25 September, 2014 - 4:21 am
Why do people who believe that the OEM is the best alternative for off-warranty service & retrofit contracts why?
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Controlling Different Cookers Using Same HMI
Posted by cmshelton on 24 September, 2014 - 8:22 pm
control different cookers on each others HMI
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HMI with Generic Serial Port
Posted by Mark on 24 September, 2014 - 5:01 pm
Looking for an HMI with a generic serial port that can be controlled via scripting.
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Stability of Generators in Isochronous Mode
Posted by Erwin on 24 September, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Why are two or more engines (gen sets) in Isochronous mode without load sharing make the system unstable?