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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.

How to Use Passive Loopback Process Simulation for Factory Software Deployment

One challenge faced by control systems integrators is the prospect of testing their software before ...
Michael Whitt Feb 5, 2020 9:00:03 AM

How Virtual Reality Makes Industrial Training More Immersive and Meaningful

Immersive technology advancements extend far beyond commercial and consumer use cases, having the po...
Peter Richmond Jan 27, 2020 6:42:30 AM

How to Use Lifecycle Dynamic Simulation to Optimize Process Plant Operations

This blog post was written by Mart Berutti, president and COO of MYNAH Technologies LLC. 
Contributing Authors Oct 18, 2017 10:42:16 AM

How a Sequenced Changeover Approach for a Plant Upgrade Minimizes Downtime

This blog post was written by Marc Hunter, a global consultant with Rockwell Automation. 
Contributing Authors Oct 16, 2017 10:42:39 AM

A Portable Hardware-In-The-Loop Device for Automotive Diagnostic Control Systems

This post is an excerpt from the journal ISA Transactions.  All ISA Transactions articles are free t...
ISA Transactions Nov 7, 2016 10:42:23 AM

The Benefits of Operator Training Simulators in the Modern Industrial Plant

With as much as 40 percent of the current workforce in some industries retiring in the next five yea...
Peter Richmond Jun 23, 2014 10:42:33 AM

How to Use Simulation and Virtual Plants for Process Improvement

  The following tip is from the ISA book by Greg McMillan and Hunter Vegas titled 101 Tips for a Suc...
Greg McMillan Feb 22, 2013 10:23:45 AM

Why a Virtual Plant Is Crucial for Process Control Improvement

  The following tip is from the ISA book by Greg McMillan and Hunter Vegas titled 101 Tips for a Suc...
Greg McMillan Dec 28, 2012 5:47:36 PM

What Are the Pro and Cons of Different Types of Dynamic Process Simulators?

  The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Progr...
Greg McMillan May 11, 2012 6:00:23 AM

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