Blog Posts
    • 15 Dec 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Wireless for Control

    At Emerson Exchange, 2014 I participated in technology forum panel discussion on control using wireless measurements and valves . The panelists were: Terry Blevins, Principal Technologist, Emerson Process Management Scott Broadley, President, Broadley-James Corporation Mitch Panther, Senior Design Engineer, Fisher Controls Bailee Roach, PhD Candidate, University of Texas at Austin Eric Rotvold, Distinguished...
    • 11 Dec 2014

    DeltaV Blog: New Control Studio Online Product Data Sheet

    Control strategies can be graphically viewed and tuned as they are executing. Learn more in our latest product data sheet . (964KB PDF)
    • 11 Dec 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Press Release: Emerson updates logistics management software to help terminal operators manage material movement safely, securely and efficiently

    Syncade Suite delivers scheduling and tracking functions for precise control ​ AUSTIN, TEXAS (December 8, 2014) — Emerson Process Management’s Syncade Suite manufacturing execution system now provides terminal managers with increased security tools and improved control of material movements and inventory. Version 4.9 of the Syncade Logistics module allows operators to effectively manage the storage and distribution...
    • 8 Dec 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Using Wireless Throttling Valves in Column Control

    At Emerson Exchange 2014 I worked with Stephen Briggs, University Of Texas, Austin and Kurtis Jensen, Emerson Process Management, to co-host a workshop on control using a wireless throttling valve. As addressed in this presentation, we have tested in...
    • 1 Dec 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Wireless Model Predictive Control

    At Emerson Exchange – 2014 , Orlando, FL. I worked with Bailee Roach, University Of Texas, Austin and Willy Wojsznis, Emerson Process Management to co-host a workshop of Wireless Model Predictive Control (MPC). In this workshop we addressed how wireless measurements may be used in model predictive. Information was provided on a field trail of this technology that is being conducted at the UT Pickle site, Austin...
    • 30 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Yamatake AVP703 Rev 1 Foundation Fieldbus – DeltaV Interoperability Test

    In Emerson’s continuing commitment to open and interoperable standards, the Yamatake AVP703 Rev 1 has passed the rigorous and comprehensive testing of the DeltaV Stress Test labs. Using the Device Installation Kits for Emerson Products website at  http://www2.emersonprocess.com/en-US/documentation/deviceinstallkits/Pages/deviceinstallkitsearch.aspx , these fieldbus device files are now available for use.
    • 24 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Migration of Existing Control System Tools to FDI

    Since the announcement of the Field Device Integration effort at the Interkama/Hannover trade fair in 2007, many companies have contributed to the development of the Field Device Integration (FDI) standard, IEC 62769 . This standard is scheduled to be released in 2015. One of the objectives of the ISA104 committee, Device Integration , is to adopt and facilitate the application of FDI for data access of field devices...
    • 24 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: 14 17 E+H Liquiline Cond FF Rev 2 – DeltaV Interoperability Test

    In Emerson’s continuing commitment to open and interoperable standards, the 14 17 E+H Liquiline Cond FF Rev 2 has passed the rigorous and comprehensive testing of the DeltaV Stress Test labs. Using the Device Installation Kits for Emerson Products website at  http://www2.emersonprocess.com/en-US/documentation/deviceinstallkits/Pages/deviceinstallkitsearch.aspx , these fieldbus device files are now available for use.
    • 24 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Knick StratosPro Rev 1 – DeltaV Interoperability Test

    In Emerson’s continuing commitment to open and interoperable standards, the Knick StratosPro Rev 1 has passed the rigorous and comprehensive testing of the DeltaV Stress Test labs. Using the Device Installation Kits for Emerson Products website at  http://www2.emersonprocess.com/en-US/documentation/deviceinstallkits/Pages/deviceinstallkitsearch.aspx , these fieldbus device files are now available for use.
    • 19 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Hardware in the Loop Simulation for Process Control

    Felipe Fakir Systems Engineer Emerson’s Felipe Fakir shared a whitepaper with me, Hardware in the Loop Simulation for Industrial Process Control , which he and colleagues attending São Paulo State University in Brazil had written. Their abstract [I’ve added hyperlinks]: Real-time simulation for control loop design and operators training systems (OTS) are increasingly being used in the process industry due...