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Decentralized Control Strategy vs MPC for Industrial Methanol Distillation [technical]

  This post is an excerpt from the journal ISA Transactions. All ISA Transactions articles are free ...
ISA Transactions Jul 10, 2019 9:00:12 AM

How Long Does It Take to Detect a Leak on an Oil or Gas Pipeline?

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, ISA Fellow and author of t...
Contributing Author Jul 8, 2019 9:00:36 AM

Basic Guidelines for Control Valve Selection and Sizing

  The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Progr...
Greg McMillan Jun 12, 2019 8:00:36 AM

AutoQuiz: What Is the Benefit of Industrial RFID Tags Over Barcode Systems?

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA's social media community manager.
Joel Don May 10, 2019 9:00:39 AM

How Does Heat Transfer Affect Operation of Your Natural Gas or Crude Oil Pipeline?

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, ISA Fellow and author of t...
Contributing Author May 8, 2019 10:42:03 AM

How to Implement Effective Safety Instrumented Systems for Process Automation Applications

The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program...
Greg McMillan Apr 15, 2019 10:42:44 AM

AutoQuiz: What Is the Fastest "Electronic" Method to Bring a DC Motor to a Full Stop?

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA's social media community manager.
Joel Don Apr 5, 2019 9:00:51 AM

AutoQuiz: What Is the Definition of Restore Time in Industrial Maintenance?

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA's social media community manager.
Joel Don Mar 22, 2019 9:00:30 AM

How Differing Conditions Impact the Validity of Industrial Pipeline Monitoring and Leak Detection Assumptions

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, ISA Fellow and author of t...
Contributing Author Mar 6, 2019 10:42:17 AM

AutoQuiz: What Is the Best System for Analyzing Multiple Sources of Data in an Industrial Plant or Facility?

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA's social media community manager.
Joel Don Feb 15, 2019 9:00:44 AM

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