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Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by Brian P. on 6 March, 2014 - 7:36 pm
Calibrating a Rosemont 3051
Trying to calibrate a 3051 for 4-20ma in a open tank.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by ppm on 6 March, 2014 - 12:46 pm
secondary supply of mark vi
Regarding grounded and ungrounded secondary supplies in mark vi panel
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Rathore on 6 March, 2014 - 11:50 am
Steam turbine cooling
Steam also works as cooling media in steam turbine? How can that be?
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by NVQ on 6 March, 2014 - 1:49 am
transmitter calibration
General procedure for sensor trim of transmitter
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by donnapa14 on 5 March, 2014 - 9:26 pm
Over current problems
Timed neutral overcuurent
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Will P. on 5 March, 2014 - 5:46 pm
ABB OS500 upgrade
ABB OS500 upgrade to newer version HP B2600
Local and wide area networking in factory automation. topic
Posted by BACHAR Haythem on 5 March, 2014 - 11:41 am
ENRAF 's SmartLink modbus
Can ENRAF's Smartlink Communicate in a MODBUS protocol
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Brian on 5 March, 2014 - 10:58 am
Units/parts for a Hagan-Assy No. 3100551-K 3250000
Looking for parts & units for Hagan-Assy No. 3100551-K 3250000
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by tk2164 on 5 March, 2014 - 10:02 am
Pacific Scientific software
Looking for software for pacific scientific
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by saarathi on 5 March, 2014 - 4:18 am
Proportional control
why the response of proportional control is exponential?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by who knows on 5 March, 2014 - 1:22 am
Off the grid generator problem
need help with generator problem for off the grid
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by mbusland on 4 March, 2014 - 12:14 pm
Modbus over serial line "parity" question
How important is the parity "bit" during communication?
Spec talks about 'even' parity, but usually the default is 'no parity'. Do people pay any attention to this?
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by vol1989 on 4 March, 2014 - 11:01 am
DP Level control on Distillation Column Sump
Level measurement not reading accurately with visible sightglass readings
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by ASCF on 4 March, 2014 - 4:08 am
Modbus RTU communication between Siemens CP441-2 and Schneider Compact NSX
I try to connect a Power Circuit breaker from Schneider to a Siemens PLC using Modbus RTU protocol.
Motion control, servos, steppers, etc. topic
Posted by Ashok on 4 March, 2014 - 1:07 am
Bldc motor jerking at startup
Bldc motor jerking at startup, but once moving it is running smoothly.
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by Curt Wuollet on 3 March, 2014 - 9:39 pm
First Impressions TIA V12
Using the latest S7 software.
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Will P on 3 March, 2014 - 7:13 pm
ABB MB300 Connection to Pi using OPC
Anyone used Novotek OPC to connect ABB MB300 Connection to Pi?
Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by Susan Freasier on 3 March, 2014 - 11:24 am
Creating a Modbus interface
Have any of you used the C-more HMI touchscreen and written the connecting interface?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Ch Amir Islam on 2 March, 2014 - 11:42 pm
Gas Turbine Performance Test
Gas Turbine Performance Test
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by Leamon on 2 March, 2014 - 10:20 am
Modbus Communication between Floboss 107 & DeltaV Serial Card
Need help interfacing FloBoss 107 with DeltaV Version 8.4.1
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Meshal yousef on 1 March, 2014 - 6:11 am
Gas turbine electrical classification
What is electrical classification of gas turbine?
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by uptownlord on 1 March, 2014 - 6:01 am
Siemens S5 95U, 102U and 103U Communications
I want to access data of a Siemens S5 PLC by another PLC or a computer via Ethernet
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by Anees on 1 March, 2014 - 4:28 am
PID Controller using 8051
A PID controller using 8051
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by Muni on 28 February, 2014 - 11:52 pm
Fast operating Solenoid Valve
Fast operating solenoid valve with on time less 0.2 sec
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Omid on 28 February, 2014 - 4:15 pm
Rotor integration
Time for RI
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by instrumentation on 28 February, 2014 - 11:10 am
SCADA communication with Yokogawa UT35A controller
Using SCADA communications with a UT 35A controller
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Arjun Sharma on 28 February, 2014 - 10:44 am
Will RCC gain adjusted to zero cause a problem
The RCC was previously 6% and it was made 0% recently as recommended by the vendor for the site conditions. The above modification may arise a problem as there may not exist a voltage droop as far as my understanding goes.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Jose Orlando R. on 28 February, 2014 - 8:04 am
Speedtronic control system and vibration measurements on Mark IV
List of advantages/disadvantages of the SpeedTronic Mark IV for vibration measurements.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Suhail Ahmed on 27 February, 2014 - 12:48 pm
Diode Failure Rotor Interval Fault
Diode Failure Rotor Interval Fault
Programming languages. topic
Posted by Christopher Bärwald on 27 February, 2014 - 12:22 pm
Programming Language for Modbus + HMI
Which language is best to learn for making windows applications to view/trend/make HMI for modbus signals.
Motion control, servos, steppers, etc. topic
Posted by nick on 27 February, 2014 - 10:22 am
BLDC Motor Load Test
When testing motor with load curren rapidly decreases when speed goes from 2500RPM to 3000RPM.
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by Old digger on 27 February, 2014 - 10:10 am
level control in grain silo
What do you use to monitor the level of grain in a silo?
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by icebreakercan on 27 February, 2014 - 10:05 am
Mod300 to 800m(CB or FD)
Has anyone converted Mod 300 CCF into 800m Controllers using mod/800m extention libraries? It can be in Function Designer or Control Builder platforms.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Andrey on 27 February, 2014 - 8:44 am
Gas turbine controls basics
Gas turbine controls basics
Open interfaces, software and hardware topic
Posted by Sum on 26 February, 2014 - 10:37 pm
Interface to GE ModBus Concentrator
Trying to interface GE concentrator to Honeywell EBI
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Arjun Sharma on 26 February, 2014 - 9:56 pm
Starting of large Induction Motor on Gas Turbine Generator
Starting of the biggest Induction motor on Gas Turbine would trip the complex because of an instantaneous overloading is the concern. The voltage drop may also cause the tripping of downstreams. So, suggestions are required regarding the same.
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Omer on 26 February, 2014 - 2:25 pm
Preparation for Field engineer interview
Looking for advice on how to stand out during a job interview
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Michael Toecker on 26 February, 2014 - 12:53 pm
What is the Cimplicity Alarm Message on a High-High Vibration Trip?
What would a vibration trip through the <P> module look like in Cimplicity's alarm console?
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Bilal on 26 February, 2014 - 3:43 am
Level Transmitter Sizing Inputs
Inputs required for sizing and specifying a Level Transmitter
The Business of Automation and Control topic
Posted by Jim Pinto on 25 February, 2014 - 7:22 pm
JimPinto.com eNews - 26 February 2014
26 February 2014 the latest eNews is on the web at:
http://www.jimpinto.com/enews/26feb2014.html
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by fabio on 25 February, 2014 - 9:44 am
Explosion proof loop in NEMA 4X junction box
Using an Explosion proof loop in a NEMA4x Junction box
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by anonymous on 25 February, 2014 - 8:36 am
Flow meter's current output fluctuating
Flow meters in parallel pipe lines with same water source have current output fluctuations
Application Questions and Problems topic
Posted by JEIC on 25 February, 2014 - 7:21 am
Which contactor brand?
How would you rank side by side the main contactor brands?
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Zouhen on 25 February, 2014 - 4:23 am
Electrostatic precipator EPS spark and arc problems
The Electrostatic precipator EPS for our Fuel oil boiler have current and voltage fluctuation and also spark and arc problems
Application Questions and Problems topic
Posted by anas on 25 February, 2014 - 2:33 am
AC Voltage Regulation Methods
How to control and regulate the output AC voltage?
Local and wide area networking in factory automation. topic
Posted by Mohd_SE on 24 February, 2014 - 7:45 am
Bandwidth Calculation for Modbus system
Calculating the bandwidth required in the LAN to carry data between the MODBUS gateway and SCADA PC
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by Amrish on 24 February, 2014 - 6:57 am
Modbus communication using Honeywell CIM 620-0043
Communicating on RS-232 Modbus with Honeywell CIM 620-0043 card
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by Gil on 24 February, 2014 - 6:44 am
ABB ACS 800 relay
activating a relay on ABB ACS800 inverter
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Reinhardt s7 300 on 24 February, 2014 - 5:30 am
Converting a Siemens S7 PLC program
S7 300 plc and its programming.
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by Modpoll help on 24 February, 2014 - 4:23 am
Modpoll Utility to set values
Need help in setting values to modpoll through CMD
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by Julian on 24 February, 2014 - 2:48 am
register structure of complex data (e.g. value + status + unit)
I'd like to know which register structure is the best way to transmit complex data structures like a measurement values and their unit and status.
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by liarlai on 23 February, 2014 - 10:49 pm
Coding PLC ladder methodology?
Is there a methodology of coding PLC ladder?
Any website or books or insight would be appreciated.
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by Jimmy Mascrehnas on 23 February, 2014 - 6:48 pm
Actuators requiring 50 mA current
How do actuators requiring 50mA current work?
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by servo2014 on 23 February, 2014 - 11:47 am
Avon 1535 Servo Actuator
Replacement of Parker Electro-hydraulic servo actuator with Parker Electric servo actuator for fuel control in Avon 1535
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by Gene on 22 February, 2014 - 4:07 pm
Importing Experion PKS groups from Excel
How do I importing Experion PKS groups from Excel?
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by Claudio Melo on 22 February, 2014 - 9:34 am
How to build driver communication GPRS to SCADA Mango M2M
GPRS over SCADA Mango M2M
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Steve Ashcroft on 22 February, 2014 - 8:29 am
Telemecanique TSX 17
Telemecanique TSX 17 shows no power
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by A.K on 22 February, 2014 - 4:04 am
Ratcheting trouble Frame 6B GE
Ratcheting trouble with the Frame 6B machine power generation
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Siemens on 22 February, 2014 - 2:03 am
Malfunction of Analog Input Module
Problem related to Siemens analog input module
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Jim on 21 February, 2014 - 8:08 pm
Maintenance Program for Transformer
Preventive maintenance program for transformer on a production line
Local and wide area networking in factory automation. topic
Posted by etoilefilante80 on 21 February, 2014 - 3:07 pm
Experion Console Station Network
Experion console station doesn't connect to system.
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Shaheed ul Islam on 21 February, 2014 - 8:37 am
Sami conductor layer on cables
Sami conductor layer/ tape on HT 6.3KV or 11KV cable and HT generator winding coils.
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by Geir on 20 February, 2014 - 4:46 pm
RS485 communications between Emerson AMS and HART multiplexer
Connection problem AMS - HART multiplexer via MOXA ethernet to RS485 device server.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Dfoster on 20 February, 2014 - 3:29 pm
Generator Hydrogen Loss
Need help in determining cause of H2 Loss.
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by mbusland on 20 February, 2014 - 3:12 pm
Report slave id command clarification
Importance of 'report slave-id' command.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Abhishek on 19 February, 2014 - 11:48 pm
Wind Farm SCADA
To understand the ground level details of SCADA configuration in wind farms.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by behzad on 19 February, 2014 - 4:28 pm
Time Synch in MKV Speedtronic
On MKV speedtronic control system HMI time change its self.
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by kk on 19 February, 2014 - 12:43 pm
Citect Modnet driver
MODBUS TCP I/O driver modnet not responding to input discrete tags, but is able to read all analog input register data and able to respond to output discrete tags.
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Jerry H on 19 February, 2014 - 10:51 am
MSG SLC505 to ControlLogix
Is it possible to communicate between LC505 to a ControlLogix using ethernet/DH+?
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by manoj on 19 February, 2014 - 6:11 am
how to generate electricity?
recharging of battery with the help of alternator driven by pelton wheel turbine.
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by P on 19 February, 2014 - 1:56 am
How to control speeds of 3 dc motors
How to control speeds of 3 dc motors using s7-200 plc.
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Ayyappan on 18 February, 2014 - 8:05 pm
Orifice plates for compressor anti-surge application
Orifice assembly for 30" pipe lines, Constraints on maintaining the straight length as per AGA3 or ISO 5167
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by souvik ghosh on 18 February, 2014 - 5:30 pm
automated load tap changers
The operation of automated load tap changers based on the input from inverters in a solar power plant.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by jeet on 18 February, 2014 - 8:06 am
relation between power factor and exciter field current
Field current and field voltage get decreased while increasing power factor
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Shamshun on 18 February, 2014 - 2:51 am
Monitoring PLCs Remotely
Trying to connect industrial machines to a network and monitor parameters and states remotely.
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by KenM on 17 February, 2014 - 2:46 pm
Rs5k and Prosoft MV156E_MNET to BN 3500
I am looking for an integrator to link the Prosoft module to Bentley Nevada rack and Gateway 92 enet module.
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Nicolescu Constantin on 17 February, 2014 - 12:02 pm
Help connect XBTN400 to twido TWDCDA24DRF
Help connect XBTN400 TO TWDCDA24DRF
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by control engineer on 17 February, 2014 - 11:41 am
How to change setting of GCV
Since changing fuel, turbine does not reach full speed.
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Jack on 16 February, 2014 - 3:56 am
Abb symphony+ hpc800
Execution time for HPC800 in a closed loop control.
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Rhonage on 15 February, 2014 - 9:59 pm
Project ideas for getting into automation?
I'm learning from scratch to be an automation engineer. Where should I start?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Hammad Ali Zaman on 14 February, 2014 - 3:20 pm
RTD
RTD resistance value same but Different at HMI
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Jeet on 14 February, 2014 - 2:33 am
AVR during synchronization
Behavior of AVR when synchronizing 4MW and 12MW turbine generators
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by jlaiii on 13 February, 2014 - 6:27 pm
Error message on Hydrapath III controller
"Axis Drive Not Ready" error on Hydrapath III controller
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by m on 13 February, 2014 - 4:33 pm
Zenon software
tutorial for zenon
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Ken E on 13 February, 2014 - 1:54 pm
RE: Signal conditioner
200 mA input signal conditioner?
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Bill Schwarz on 13 February, 2014 - 10:02 am
Signal conditioner
200 mA input signal conditioner?
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by NASEEM ABBAS on 13 February, 2014 - 7:39 am
Gain Scheduling based Observer Design
Problems asociated with Gain Scheduling based Observers.
Information resources, documentation. topic
Posted by Sandeep Rishi on 13 February, 2014 - 4:04 am
Machine Monitoring System
Comparative study of Chinkawa make VM7 MMS and Bentley NEvada make 3500 system.
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by Bryant Chin on 13 February, 2014 - 3:32 am
Citect talking MODBUS RTU to Advantech ADAM 4024
CitectSCADA unable to poll for ADAM-4024 I/O module digital registers.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Steven on 12 February, 2014 - 11:56 am
Prevent coking fuel oil nozzle
Found nozzles some particles like coking material in the fuel oil nozzle dip and caused exhaust temperature spread issue.
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by Oka on 12 February, 2014 - 7:37 am
Bently Nevada Communication- BN3500/92 - Watchdog
Bently Nevada communication with /92 to Simatic PCS7 via Anybus 9001: Modbus TCP/IP to Profibus. Missing Watchdog function?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Saif on 12 February, 2014 - 1:59 am
Difference in Gas and Steam TG control philosophy
Gas turbine and Steam turbine control philosophy
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Tim from Kansas on 11 February, 2014 - 8:26 pm
Prosoft PLX31 Gateway AB EIP to MBTCP
Multiple IP addresses on Prosoft Gateway PLx31-EIP-MBTCP, can this be done?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Amosiss on 11 February, 2014 - 4:53 am
Starting motor thermal trip
Starting motor thermal trip
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by Peter E on 10 February, 2014 - 3:14 pm
Modbus over powerline
Does there exist a device that makes it possible to transmit the MODBUS over a power line?
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by J on 10 February, 2014 - 1:08 pm
Converting Satcon15 to micrologix plc
I need help changing SatCon15 to a PLC micrologix.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by surya on 10 February, 2014 - 6:28 am
Changing Careers looking for advice
Please give me some guidelines that i am changing my careers from mechanical stream to instrumentation
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by FInlay Killoh on 10 February, 2014 - 4:32 am
Modbus CRC/Data Errors
Issues with incorrect data received at a slave with crc errors.
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by Ralph on 10 February, 2014 - 3:53 am
Modbus RTU FC05 gives Error Code 84
Redundant S7 400H w. redundant Modbus_RTU connection to Honeywell-Control-System ==> no problem for 3 years. After adding (2) CP341 in redundant de-central periphery ==> sometimes error code 84 after sending FC05.
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Daniel on 9 February, 2014 - 10:03 pm
Mitsubishi VFD control by PLC
Controlling the frequency (0-60 Hz) of a Mitsubishi FR-E720-S30 VFD (they call them inverters) with a Mitsubishi Q00UCPU.
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