from the Forum department...White thick smoke from gt during start up and shutdown
white thick smoke coming from exhaust during start-up and shutdown.
Dear CSA, Thanks a lot for your reply. We will check on the atomizing air passage and...
kwaku, White smoke coming from the exhaust during start-up/shutdown when firing on liquid fuel...
from the Automation List department...Get data from ABB`s Procontrol P
I want to get data from ABB's DCS--Procontrol P using a Personal computer,what should I do?
We have a requirement to "emulate" the P42.exe IO Driver on Windows NT4 for a power...
from the Does higher voltage reduce contact failu department...Relay contact oxidation and voltage levels
For signalling and control, is 240vac more reliable?
from the Production department...controlling flow between two vessels
Control the level in a vessel while the other is transferring to the store tank, ensuring that only the desired is transferring while the other is being filled
By Julius Nkosi on 12 December, 2013 - 5:12 am -
Thanks for your support, this seem to be the way forward to me. I do have a selection valve...
By Rob on 12 December, 2013 - 2:11 am -
Well, first of all you need to identify WHY mistakes happen. If contamination is a problem, then...
Assuming you have a valve at each tank to select which one is delivering product put a position...
from the Instrumentation department...Differential Pressure Teasing Question
For the trapped flow through the orifice, will any differential pressure be created?
By Bruce Durdle on 11 December, 2013 - 1:57 pm -
In the common three-valve manifold used for flow transmitters, there is a bleed valve connected...
No, the DP across an orifice plate will diminish as the static pressure equilibrate in its closed...
from the Forum department...Gas and Air Intake Valve Controller
I want to know what valve used to control intake of gas and air in GENSET if the electrical voltage as a source of controller.
from the INSTRUMENTATION department...Foundation Fieldbus Instrument Simulation
how we can simulate any ff transmitter with a field communicator (0 - 100%) without injecting process variable?
By Leandro on 10 December, 2013 - 6:10 pm -
Hi Jonas, i new in FF fieldbus and i want to learn more. Do you have any documention (or site)...
from the Automation List department...Control Valve Choking
i have some confusion about control valve choking phenomena...
By Roy Matson on 10 December, 2013 - 3:32 pm -
Slightly off topic. A good example of a valve operating under choke flow conditions would be an...
By bpchemicalengr on 6 December, 2013 - 1:57 pm -
How does the flow not decrease if dP decreases? Isn't dP the only driving force for flow through...
from the Instrumentation department...Calibration
Doubts regarding the calibration and operation of smart type transmitters
By Bruce Durdle on 10 December, 2013 - 2:11 pm -
There are three parts to the signal train inside a smart transmitter. First is the conversion of...
By ansuman on 10 December, 2013 - 11:37 am -
basically trimming means to remove the offsets that are either due to sensors or signal...
from the Forum department...ABB TZID-C Electro-Pneumatic Positioner
Control Parameters of TZID-C Positioner
from the Forum department...Interface transmitter displacer type
The theory of displacer is when a body is immersed in a fluid, it loses weight equal to the liquid...
from the Instrument &Control department...Control Valve Positioner Action & Travel Scale
Control Valve FF positioner (Masoneilan FVP-110) Action (Direct/Reverse) and travel scale range.
I also read the reference manual for FVP-110. Currently ACT_FAIL_ACTION parameter is set as: ...
By Jim Delaney on 8 December, 2013 - 8:02 pm -
1) >ACT_FAIL_ACTION for ATO is fail to Close. (as per project Instrument Data Sheet) 2)...
> What are the settings in parameter ACT_FAIL_ACTION for the ATO and ATC positioners? ...
By Jim Delaney on 5 December, 2013 - 10:09 am -
What are the settings in parameter ACT_FAIL_ACTION for the ATO and ATC positioners?...
from the Help department...Formulas
Searching for information to work out formulas
from the Instrumentation department...Serial link reliability
Can I use serial communication between DCS and ESD to take close valves or should i use hard wired communication. This loop has no SIL and isn't essential for compressor shutdown
from the control & Instrumentation department...Opening Vacuum Breaker during Turbine Trip
Can anybody explain me why we open condenser vacuum breaker in case of turbine trip?
By P. M. Mielgo on 4 December, 2013 - 7:30 am -
> there are certain cases when we need to open vacuum breaker of condenser, like turbine trip on...
from the AUTOMATION department...Best practice for flow measurement
For certain flow measurement what would be the best practice
By Jiro on 3 December, 2013 - 7:05 pm -
> I have a question. like for certain flow measurement what would be the best > practice?...
from the Process Control department...Watlow F4 not being detected
Watlow F4D will communicate with one computer but is not detected on another.
> Our main control program is fixed on COM1 Can you set the PCIe card to COM1, or does COM1...
> There's no option with the card to turn off the flow control, Isn't flow control done in...
Thanks for the suggestions. I've done a loopback test and the card passes. It also does require...
> When we needed to add a DAQ card, we got a new computer with that capability, > but it...
By Curt Wuollet on 29 November, 2013 - 3:30 pm -
P.S. You might try disabling the builtin ports so the card gets assigned to COM1 or COM2. ...
By Curt Wuollet on 29 November, 2013 - 3:25 pm -
Check out what port it is being assigned to. a lot of software isn't flexible about them. Windows...
from the electrical engineer department...jet pulse filter
application of bag filter with jet pulse filter system
from the Forum department...Ex e certified enclosure with an intrinsically safe circuit
Exe or Ex ia enclosures. Both the certifications are unclear.
from the Automation List department...boiler drum level calibration with DPT
How to calibrate DPT for boiler drum level control? How to decide range of DPT?
By David Todd on 25 November, 2013 - 9:48 am -
Your calibration in the shop corresponds to 610 mmWg at ambient temperature where the density of...
By Rishi on 20 November, 2013 - 9:33 am -
How to calibrate DPT for boiler drum level control? How to decide range of DPT? We mount a level...
from the instrumentation department...implementation of yokogawa backup LAS
procedure on how to implement yokogawa devices as Backup LAS
By Jonas Berge on 23 November, 2013 - 8:56 am -
Link Master (backup LAS) functionality in field device is disabled by default. Make sure it is...
from the CALIBRATION department...Rosmount PROFIBUS PA Calibration
data doesn't save in transmitter after powering off and powering it on again
By Jonas Berge on 23 November, 2013 - 8:28 am -
Were you able to solve this? If not, send me an email at Jonas dot berge at emerson dot com ...
from the Forum department...PID Controller philosophy for Distributed controlled systems
Standards defining controller status (auto/manual) in DCS in case of failure of input
from the Process Control for Dummies 101 department...Honeywell PKS OPC Connectivity
Trying to connect Honeywell control valves to OPC
from the Forum department...Passing an analog value from PLC to DCS
Transferring an analog value from a 1769-OF8C AO to a Series C (C300) Honeywell Experion AI IOMA.
from the Intrument department...Orifice flow
Spray water flow transmitter shows reading after spray control valve opening above 60%. Below 60% valve opening, flow in Tx shown zero.
from the Installation and Commissioning department...Frame 9E Lube Oil Tank
Frame 9E Lube oil Tank low level
Dear CSA thanks for ur reply. I have checked P&ID and there is no dimension for LO tank. I...
from the Forum department...SRV not a zero with 0% command
SRV valve moves away from zero position when I enable manual function in Mark V valve calibration application.
By Be_anon on 13 November, 2013 - 8:40 pm -
Does your control does calibration procedure include a null bias check? If so, have you adjusted...
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