from the Automation List department...Control Valve Cycle Measurement
How to measure the control valve cycles?
By Gerald Beaudoin on 27 August, 2014 - 1:43 pm -
Sure would appreciate any points of view on this one..... Cheers Gerald Beaudoin...
from the PLC Control department...PID Control using FB41 for Siemens S7-300 PLC
I am an undergraduate student who is currently trying to program a Siemens S7-300 PLC (CPU 313) for PID control using FB 41. Where can I find more examples and more details on how to use FB41. There is none inside the Siemens PID control manual for the FB41. What are the important parameters that need to be configured?
By Jan Steen Nielsen on 27 August, 2014 - 12:19 pm -
Hello Amir Ovcina (and others) I have made an all-in-one PID-Controller (FB121) and many other...
from the Forum department...Running Analog Signal
I need help with running analog signal alongside some 110 lines
from the Forum department...TCP/IP over Ethernet
Is TCP/IP on ethernet better?
By Steve Myres on 26 August, 2014 - 5:41 pm -
Many PLC's, HMI's, drives, and other automation devices have Ethernet built-in or as an add-on...
from the Data Exchange department...Communication between Cimplicity Scada and ABB AC 800 M PLC
How to get data from an ABB AC800M plc to display in Cimplicity SCADA
You may use ABB OPC Server. Refer the Link ...
from the electric department...Adding 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
By Carl Burgess on 25 August, 2014 - 10:00 am -
Check out: http://www.status.co.uk/files/Products/121.pdf - This has an 'adder' circuit using...
from the Electrical department...ABB Diode Supply Unit
Ground fault on diode supply unit
from the Forum department...Why Industrial Automation & Robotics in Mechanical Engineering if it's more electricity?
Master of technology in Industrial Automation & Robotics
from the Operation department...Oil injector in Turbine Oil System
Function of Oil Injector in Turbine Oil System
By jfb on 23 August, 2014 - 7:40 am -
The shaft driven oil pump requires a positive suction pressure (i.e. it cannot suck oil from the...
from the Electrical department...Steam Consumption for 50 Hz and 60 Hz
The Steam consumptions for using 50Hz & 60Hz
from the OSI vs. Aspen department...OSI Pi versus Aspen Info Plus 21
Chemical company with batch processes has to decide if they buy Aspen tech or OSI.
By Chetan Patel on 20 August, 2014 - 3:27 am -
go for GE Proficy Historian, Best in solution and pricing as well.......
from the Instrumentation department...Communication Between Telemetry System P6008/9 and Computer
I need to know how to communicate between telemetering system and PC using cables RS232.
from the Automation List department...Re: Translator Assistance Please, Ajuda Por Favor
Looking for a Portuguese speaker to help with purchasing products from a Brazilian company.
from the Forum department...GE TIL 1480-2R1
Can someone please tell me what is the text of GE TIL 1480-2R1? What exactly does it say?
from the Automation List department...Translator Assistance Please, Ajuda por favor
Looking for a Portuguese speaker to help with purchasing products from a Brazilian company
By Curt Wuollet on 12 August, 2014 - 11:00 pm -
If you could call the sales number and ask them to have an English speaker contact me that would...
By Curt Wuollet on 9 August, 2014 - 10:33 am -
I tried that already, but I can't find a way to email them. All they show is a webmail and I don't...
By pvbrowser on 9 August, 2014 - 4:57 am -
May be the following translator is sufficient for the first contact. ...
By Curt Wuollet on 8 August, 2014 - 11:53 pm -
Thank you Walt. Regards cww...
By powerplantguy on 8 August, 2014 - 5:29 pm -
I am talking Portuguese. Just, what do you want then from me to do, in case? the powerplantguy...
By Walt Boyes on 8 August, 2014 - 2:41 pm -
Curt, My partner, David Spitzer, speaks Portuguese. His email is email@example.com....
from the Forum department...Steam turbine Bypass Locks
Approximate number of steam bypass locks
from the Automation List department...Calculating an average value of the wind direction
How do I calculate the average value of the wind direction when 0° and 360° are the same?
By Wilco on 3 August, 2014 - 9:03 pm -
OK Seen all the replies to this post. If anyone is still interested the following VB6 code...
from the Forum department...Re: Choice of a Embedded Processor: DSP or Micro controller
Choice of a Embeddded Processor : DSP or Micro controller for Industrial Automation System
By Curt Wuollet on 3 August, 2014 - 7:30 pm -
P.S. It looked like the last few I've opened were either unmarked or were ASICs or Gate arrays, no...
By Curt Wuollet on 3 August, 2014 - 7:26 pm -
Same as any other volume embedded application. The cheapest one that will do the job, especially...
from the Federal Pacific Electric Co heater department...Controling an 8Kw electric heater
Bought old never used 8Kw ceiling mount electric heater, trying to figure wiring.
from the How come? department...3A Convenience Receptacle
3A Convenience receptacle requirement.
By Steve Myres on 28 July, 2014 - 11:29 pm -
I don't see how it could be a code limitation. How does the code know it's not for a soldering iron...
from the I&C department...Null current shift in hydraulic proportional actuator
Impact of null current shift in proportional electric actuator
from the Forum department...ATEX certified 24VDC fan
Looking for a supplier for a small 24VDC (or 230VAC) Ex-d or Ex-e fan
Hello, EBM-PAPST is a well known manufacturer of fans for use in industrial places. Here is the...
from the Forum department...Simple model-based control example
By d on 23 July, 2014 - 7:55 am -
Good advice. to the original question, all control is model based. > Just playing with...
By Hans H. Eder on 22 July, 2014 - 11:38 pm -
Just playing with some code will not help you much. The better way is: a) To learn about the...
from the engineering department...Modbus RTU utilities
help needed in finding the software facilitating reading data from the sensors via RS485 into industrial computer and providing it for a SCADA application.
By pvbrowser on 22 July, 2014 - 9:30 am -
On http://pvbrowser.org you can find our open source project....
from the Maintenance department...Governor Control
Definition of Droop and Isoch
arun, Okay, .... Under your scenario with three gen-sets operating in parallel, one in Isoch...
By CSA on 18 July, 2014 - 1:00 pm -
arun, What do you think will happen after reading the above information?...
By arun on 17 July, 2014 - 6:36 am -
Regarding droop/ischo.. When 3 generators are running in parallel and if we adjust the droop...
By arun on 17 July, 2014 - 6:28 am -
Great.. very good description for droop and isch .. Thank you...
from the shielding department...Control Wire Shielding with Clear Shrink Tubing
Is there a code requiring the use of clear heat shrink tubing on the shield wire for control cabling?
By d on 18 July, 2014 - 5:50 am -
you'll have to consult your local codes, and the codes of the area where your customer is located....
from the Regulation Applications department...Seismic Qualifications and Equipment Qualifications in NPP
Are there standards for EQ/SQ In NPP?
from the Forum department...Installing muffin fans
Best way to install muffin fans.
Real Users find the one combination of bizarre input values that shuts
down the system for days.