Posted by Toumi on 10 September, 2014 - 5:17 amDownloading VPRO Software to MARK 6
MK6 VPRO Y configuration download
Posted by Manoj Baviskar on 10 September, 2014 - 4:10 amGenerator Turbine Speed Control
Effect of Reactive load throw off on Turbine (GTG) speed after Generator independent from Grid power.
Posted by Blackbird307 on 10 September, 2014 - 12:53 amPID Control In an Elevator
How can a PID or PI be used in an application involving elevators with a pulley?
Posted by Yayati Sule on 9 September, 2014 - 3:24 pmUsing Programing Languages for Data Acquisition
Use of Programming languages in Automation.
Posted by Jay on 9 September, 2014 - 4:49 amRedundancy of Byte Count and Quantity
Is there a need for both fields "Byte Count" _and_ "Quantity"?
Posted by Sanjeev on 9 September, 2014 - 4:16 amChoke Valve Control
Choke valve control using 2 pulse outputs from DCS
Posted by wahidul islam on 8 September, 2014 - 3:26 pmDatabase Files To Backup for Future ABB Procontrol DCS Failure
list of files to copy/back up for any failure future of ABB procontrol p14 DCS system
Posted by wahidul islam on 8 September, 2014 - 3:14 pmBinary Signal Sent From PLC Is Not Energizing Solenoid Valve
PLC system binary signal is unlatch valve instead of holding
Posted by Kamaraj on 8 September, 2014 - 7:11 amTemperature Transmitter
How can we test a Temperature Transmitter Accuracy?
Posted by Dinesh on 8 September, 2014 - 1:16 amGFD Chokes?
What does GFD Chokes mean? Is it related to gas flow calculations?
Posted by Thota on 7 September, 2014 - 6:04 amPLC to Stepper Motor with Driver Combination Connectivity
Motor driver converts the pulse/direction signals to the proper A and B phase signals for the motor, but does not reach maximum speed.
Posted by Ashwin on 7 September, 2014 - 2:36 amCalculating Motor Specifications To Run a Conveyor
How to calculate specifications for motor to run conveyor system?
Posted by Ahmadreza Tarakameh on 6 September, 2014 - 11:52 pmConfiguring Simatic ET200s and IEC 60870-5-104
how to configure Simatic ET200s- IM151-8 for IEC-104 connection with High leit HMI
Posted by Stephen Roche on 6 September, 2014 - 3:17 pm9FA Gas Turbine Unloading Rate
GE 9FA unloading rate in auto stop sequence for multishaft unit.
Posted by Rakesh Jaganiya on 5 September, 2014 - 11:10 pmGenerator Parallel with Grid
Unbalance current seems in incoming as well as outgoing feeders whenever we run our generator parallel with GRID.
Posted by Vlad S. on 5 September, 2014 - 4:02 pmModbus RTU 2 slaves simulator
How to simulate two Modbus RTU Slaves
Posted by vpsopm on 5 September, 2014 - 1:48 pm2+1 CC both GTs tripped and Steam Turbine was still producing 30MW
2+1 CC GTs both tripped and Steam Turbine was still synchronised on grid producing 30 MW!
Posted by mahmoud fawzy on 4 September, 2014 - 7:10 pmDCS analog input problem
DCS Analog input signals didn't work with ADAM card
Posted by Jess B on 4 September, 2014 - 5:01 pmMES only to connect DCS to ERP?
1) How realistic is it to have a control recipe from ERP to DCS?
2) Is it worth doing an MES just for this?
2) Is it worth doing an MES just for this?
Posted by john on 4 September, 2014 - 3:51 pmEndress Hauser Gammapilot M FMG60 Pulse Rate
Background calibration average Pulse rate is 0 for Endress hauser Gammapiolt M FMG60 instrument for measuring level in Hutch.
Posted by RAJESH on 4 September, 2014 - 2:11 pmGap Voltage and Radial Vibration
If gap voltage in radial vibration is set at -11v dc, will it make any difference in measuring radial vibration ie. its dynamic value mm/s pp?
Posted by ncc on 4 September, 2014 - 8:00 amNeed help with Swirl Chart for Siemens 501F
We need references for determining the swirl for a 501F engine to match thermocouples to combustor basket.
Posted by Ansari on 4 September, 2014 - 3:41 amLoading a BLDC Motor
Simplest way to load a BLDC motor
Posted by jack on 3 September, 2014 - 10:12 pmEarthing Mat Substation
Depth of Earthing Mat
Posted by TANWEER on 3 September, 2014 - 8:57 pmUsing a Standpipe with DP Level Transmitter
Can we use a standpipe with a DP type level transmitter?
Posted by Luca Gallina on 3 September, 2014 - 7:15 pmHMI screens design
HMI fields and screens design
Posted by Anil Bathra on 3 September, 2014 - 9:50 amLevel Transmitter for Submersible Pump
Which level transmitter will be the best choice for measuring the level of a well of 400 m depth?
Posted by Bare on 3 September, 2014 - 3:41 amDixell XC645 MODBUS Register
Looking for information about MODBUS to connect to the registers in a Dixell XC645CX regulator
Posted by Mads Kusk Hansen on 2 September, 2014 - 2:26 pmPrograming Kawasaki robots
Looking for information about the language that is used to program Kawasaki robot arms.
Posted by RigMan on 2 September, 2014 - 1:41 pmGenerator Load Sharing Issue
High amps on one generator
Posted by saha on 2 September, 2014 - 5:46 amGas Turbine Cannot Reach Minimum Operating Speed for Complete Sequence
Gas turbine HP shaft speed does not reach minimum operating speed
Posted by Izhar on 2 September, 2014 - 5:21 amInitial Torque Required for Gas Turbine
How to calculate the initial torque required by gas turbine
Posted by hiren on 31 August, 2014 - 7:49 amCommunication Between Emerson DeltaV DCS and Wonderware
Communicating through FSGateway between Emerson DCS DeltaV and Wonderware System platform
Posted by Shaiq Bashir on 31 August, 2014 - 2:47 amWet Leg Carried Over Problem in Differential Pressure Transmitters
The seal which is filled in wetleg of DPT, is carried away with pipe fluid.
Posted by Andrew on 31 August, 2014 - 12:41 amSliding Mode Control
Help with Anti-swing Sliding Mode Controller for Gantry Crane
Posted by RLovell on 29 August, 2014 - 1:08 pmHigh School Math - How is this used in the real world?
My high school students ask when/how/if abstract topics like polynomials, factoring, rational functions are ever actually used in the Real World. I don't know..maybe you do?
Posted by Wade on 29 August, 2014 - 8:54 amSiemens Statement Help
Converting a Siemens S5 program to ladder and need help with a block.
Posted by RAJESH on 29 August, 2014 - 4:17 amDifference Between IP and MAC Addresses
What is the difference between IP address and MAC address?
Posted by Sagar on 28 August, 2014 - 11:48 amparallel operation of generator
We are having 18MW captive power plant to fulfill requirement of power and steam in company.
Posted by Neo on 28 August, 2014 - 10:48 amGetting a better understanding of GT control PART 3
Getting a better understanding of GT control PART 3
Posted by N.V.Q on 28 August, 2014 - 2:49 amMark VIe Governor control
What are the basics of governor control?
Posted by Ankur Gajjar on 27 August, 2014 - 5:20 amData Acquisition from Siemens S7 317-2-PN/DP PLC
Data Acquisition of measured temperature value (by means of 2 wire RTD) from Siemens S7-317-2-PN/DP PLC to Excel/LabView/Matlab
Posted by Rashid on 27 August, 2014 - 12:46 amCustomized Control System ExD Enclosure
We have procured a Customized PLC ExD Enclosure.
Posted by jmgusmer on 26 August, 2014 - 6:34 pmRunning Analog Signal
I need help with running analog signal alongside some 110 lines
Posted by RM on 26 August, 2014 - 5:11 pmUL Inspectors
Now that we're on CPAP (UL's naughty list) we are being 'asked' to purchase their training package for better inspection results.
Posted by danaqu on 26 August, 2014 - 2:53 pmMODBUS to Lan Convertor
Looking for a MODBUS to Lan convertor.
Posted by Paul Kraemer on 26 August, 2014 - 2:12 pmHot Air Dryer Supply / Exhaust Air Handling
Supply and exhaust air handling control method evaluation.
Posted by Roberto Carabajal on 26 August, 2014 - 1:50 pmJava PID example
I am searching a PID controller example in Java with source code.
Posted by giorgioCDB on 26 August, 2014 - 11:34 amInstallation of Ex-ia Converters in Ex-ia Junction Box
Installing Ex-ia converters in Ex-ia Junction Box instead of EX-d
Posted by Bill K on 26 August, 2014 - 11:23 amSiemens Procidia upgrade
update info? Upgrading from Siemens 3.1 to latest version.
Posted by arun on 26 August, 2014 - 8:38 amCommunication between Cimplicity Scada and ABB AC 800 M PLC
How to get data from an ABB AC800M plc to display in Cimplicity SCADA
Posted by Kevin Frechette on 26 August, 2014 - 8:33 amDefeated Circuit Breaker
Is it possible to defeat a circuit breaker?
Posted by Tarun on 25 August, 2014 - 1:23 pmTCP/IP over Ethernet
Is TCP/IP on ethernet better?
Posted by Christian on 25 August, 2014 - 7:59 amAdding Two 4 -20 ma Signals to Equal One Output Signal
Adding two 4-20 ma signals to equal one 4-20 ma output signal without a PLC
Posted by Notle on 25 August, 2014 - 3:32 amABB Diode Supply Unit
Ground fault on diode supply unit
Posted by Rushi Shroff on 24 August, 2014 - 2:57 pmWhy Industrial Automation & Robotics in Mechanical Engineering if it's more electricity?
Master of technology in Industrial Automation & Robotics
Posted by bilo7 on 24 August, 2014 - 12:30 pm9E Generator Trips on Open Breaker When Under Excitation
trip 9e generator open breaker when underexcitation
Posted by Mahmoud Alshimy on 24 August, 2014 - 5:16 am9FA Gas Turbine Water Injection
Water injection service varies greatly for GE gas turbine loads.
Posted by Snake on 23 August, 2014 - 12:36 pm0 - 10v Sensor Output Spikes or Dips Periodically
0-10v sensor output not as stable as I'd like
Posted by Mani Singh on 22 August, 2014 - 6:53 amOil injector in Turbine Oil System
Function of Oil Injector in Turbine Oil System
Posted by Mike divine on 22 August, 2014 - 5:32 amController Watch Dog and Output Loop Failure Detection
Challenges with achieving the processor watchdog and output loop failure functionality with Eurotherm 3504.
Posted by winds_977 on 21 August, 2014 - 11:59 amDifference Between Full Load and Rated Conditions
Confused between the terms full load and rated conditions.
Posted by Anil Bathra on 21 August, 2014 - 8:58 amSelf Actuated Pressure Control Valve
What happens when Upstream pressure of Self actuated pressure control valve (downstream) is less than set Pressure?
Posted by Kamaraj on 21 August, 2014 - 7:42 amCalculating Pressure Transmitter Range
How can we test Rangeability of Pressure Transmitter?
Posted by Seyed Soheil Mansouri on 21 August, 2014 - 6:46 amPI Controller on a Reactive Distillation Column
Tuning a PI controller for a dynamic reactive distillation column model.
Posted by Ashiq on 21 August, 2014 - 2:08 amFuse Monitor Alarm infi-90 DCS
Fuse monitor slave alarm of IMDSI02-NTDI01 DCS Infi90
Posted by Gerry Finn on 20 August, 2014 - 6:15 pmSample Program for Twido Suite
sending the value of a register as a SMS message
Posted by Eric on 20 August, 2014 - 5:34 pmChain & gearbox selection for factory automation
Selection process for gearboxes & chain for conveyors & packaging machines
Posted by Eric on 20 August, 2014 - 5:14 pmPipe sizing for fluids and pump/motor selection
How do you select pipe size, metal as well as corresponding pump type with motors for process industry?
Posted by David on 20 August, 2014 - 3:07 pmAdding Modbus register values together
How can you add MODBUS registers?
Posted by JazzyB on 20 August, 2014 - 2:01 pmWonderware Intouch clock
Intouch help in creating an HMI to regulate start and stop time
Posted by Bogaat on 20 August, 2014 - 1:41 pmWeb based HMI for Greenhouse
Looking for an affordable OPC Web based HMI solution
Posted by Gerald Beaudoin on 20 August, 2014 - 8:04 amControl Valve Cycle Measurement
How to measure the control valve cycles?
Posted by Ali on 20 August, 2014 - 7:30 amIsochronous Load Sharing on Dissimilar Generators
Advantages of isochronous load sharing over iso-droop mode configuration of three generators.
Posted by Aravazhi on 20 August, 2014 - 4:21 amSteam Consumption for 50 Hz and 60 Hz
The Steam consumptions for using 50Hz & 60Hz
Posted by Kevin on 20 August, 2014 - 2:04 amRuntime Alarm Management OPC
Looking for runtime Alarm management OPC
Posted by BobLemonjello on 19 August, 2014 - 10:50 pmiFix 3.5 Windows OS and Windows 7
Will iFix 3.5 run on Windows 7?
Posted by Andrew on 19 August, 2014 - 7:18 pmLightning Sensor
I'm trying to find a lightning sensor
Posted by Vinu on 19 August, 2014 - 5:43 pmLoad Commutated Inverter and Generator Neutral
Difference in GE & SIEMENS Load Commutated Inverters.
Posted by ioudas on 19 August, 2014 - 1:16 pmBM85 connections to a 984 265 Via MODBUS
Trying to connect a bm85 to a 984 265. Via MODBUS+
Posted by BOB on 19 August, 2014 - 8:23 amIncrease External Load Mode of Turbine
How can we increase initial load of GT (GE 9FA) after startup while being in external load?
Posted by kk on 19 August, 2014 - 6:12 amAccessing Real Time in GE FANUC PLC
How to get real time in GE FANUC VERSAMAX PLC for a calculation.
Posted by Kamaraj on 19 August, 2014 - 5:47 amReplacing a Ball Valve with a Different Control Valve
how can we replace mechanically ball valve into electric or pneumatic valve?
Posted by Jolek on 18 August, 2014 - 1:36 pmUnable To put MKVIe Controller Back Online
Turbine MKVIe controllers not reaching online state
Posted by JW on 18 August, 2014 - 10:03 amDNP3 Communication Issue - Transfering Program to MicroLogic PLC Via DNP3
Development and transfer of logic on RSLogix to PLC via DNP3
Posted by Sadashiv Bhise on 18 August, 2014 - 8:12 amAir filter DP v/s Air Flow
On rainy days Gas turbine unit load drops from 108 MW to 70 MW, reduction in air flow although there no increase in DP across Air filter.
Posted by banny on 18 August, 2014 - 4:45 amEarthing a Collocated Shelter That Feeds Separate Generators
How earth the collocated shelter that feed from one generator and spaced far apart?
Posted by . on 18 August, 2014 - 4:41 amMark 4 Speedtronics HSAA Card jumper position for SRV, GCV Calibration
What is the position for Mark 4 HSAA card jumper when we want to perform calibration?
Posted by casualguy on 18 August, 2014 - 3:28 amLocal Fault on SLC 500
Local fault indication on our SLC 500
Posted by faisal on 17 August, 2014 - 5:40 amMARK VI Out of Service During Start Up of Combined Cycle
During start up combined cycle, GE 9E mark VI gas turbine tripped.
Posted by fluidflow on 16 August, 2014 - 11:13 amUnderstanding Run Back in Burner Management System
What is Run Back in a Boiler Operation?
Posted by Storm Rider on 15 August, 2014 - 4:35 pmSteam TG Low Frequency Operation in Island Mode
Can I generate more power using low frequency operation of STG?
Posted by MPAC on 15 August, 2014 - 1:29 pmDifference Between Mark V Type 'A' or 'B' Panel
What is the difference between a Mark V type 'A' and a type 'B' Panel? Can you tell by looking at it?
Posted by Harvard on 15 August, 2014 - 1:17 pmSlave Device Lacks Connection to RS-485 Common Connection
Need to know how a slave device that lacks access to the RS-485 COMMON manage to maintain a Receiver common mode voltage between -7 and +12.
Posted by Oil & Gas on 15 August, 2014 - 12:11 pmCommunication Between Telemetry System P6008/9 and Computer
I need to know how to communicate between telemetering system and PC using cables RS232.
Posted by Don Wier on 15 August, 2014 - 10:55 amConcepts 2.5 SR2 Error on Windows 8.1
I am getting error os errno: -35 and then error id: AL-11343. I found the solution for Windows 7 but cannot find a solution for Windows 8.1.
Posted by ABB 800xa on 15 August, 2014 - 10:03 amABB 800xA Operator Station Disabled. Unable to Connect Operator Station
Our ABB 800xA DCS server restarted automatically. During restart, all operator stations hung. Unable to connect. Need help resolving the problem.
Posted by Whitepage on 15 August, 2014 - 4:30 amModbus Register Address
I have a question about entering the register address in our program PME when I have a 4-digit address.
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 14 August, 2014 - 9:15 pmRe: Replace RS-485 with Siemens Profibus Cable
I am building a Modbus RTU network and am considering replacing RS-485 cable with Siemens Profibus cable. Want to hear from those who have done this.
Posted by KOKORI on 14 August, 2014 - 6:38 pmCan a Low-Temperature Gas Cause the ESD Valve to Close?
Does a low temperature gas from the Water Bath Heater causes the Emergency Shut Down valve to close?
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