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Welcome to the official blog of the International Society of Automation (ISA).

This blog covers numerous topics on industrial automation such as operations & management, continuous & batch processing, connectivity, manufacturing & machine control, and Industry 4.0.

The material and information contained on this website is for general information purposes only. ISA blog posts may be authored by ISA staff and guest authors from the automation community. Views and opinions expressed by a guest author are solely their own, and do not necessarily represent those of ISA. Posts made by guest authors have been subject to peer review.

What Can be Done to Increase Innovation in PID Control?

The following discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored...
Greg McMillan Feb 4, 2022 5:30:00 AM

The Measurement of Sound

Sound is such a common part of everyday life that we rarely appreciate all of its functions. It prov...
Rajshekhar Uchil Jan 28, 2022 5:30:00 AM

Vibration and Its Evolution

Vibration measurement for machine condition monitoring has evolved from the simple screwdriver to ad...
Rajshekhar Uchil Dec 7, 2021 5:30:00 AM

Flow Measurement and Instrumentation: Critical Components for Sustainable Processes

This post was written by Gregory M. Gomez, vice president of flow instrumentation for Badger Meter.
Contributing Authors Jul 24, 2017 10:42:30 AM

New Applications for Pressure Measurement Technologies

This post was written by Wally Baker is a global pressure content marketing manager with Emerson Aut...
Contributing Authors Jul 3, 2017 10:42:48 AM

Book Excerpt + Author Q&A: Measurement Uncertainty

This ISA author Q&A was edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager. ISA recently published the ...
Joel Don Jan 25, 2017 10:42:52 AM

How to Select the Optimal Temperature Sensor for Industrial Applications

This post was written by Greg McMillan, industry consultant, author of numerous process control book...
Greg McMillan Sep 8, 2014 10:42:50 AM

Use Middle Signal Selection to Improve pH Measurement Reliability

The following tip is from the ISA book by Greg McMillan and Hunter Vegas titled 101 Tips for a Succe...
Greg McMillan Jan 10, 2014 11:33:19 AM

Level Measurement: Determining Interface Position Between Two Media

This post was authored by Donald Gillum, who retired after more than 40 years of experience as maste...
Contributing Authors Feb 25, 2013 11:35:17 AM

Automation Week: Control Performance Track

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Contributing Authors Aug 22, 2012 2:11:16 PM

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