Blog Posts
    • 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...
    • 13 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: New DeltaV Analyze Product Data Sheet

    The DeltaV Analyze enables you to review alarm system performance vs. EEMUA-191 and ISA-18.2 benchmarks.
    • 13 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: E+H Cerabar S Rev 7 and Levelflex FMP5X Rev 1 and 2 – DeltaV 7.4 Interoperability Test

    In Emerson’s continuing commitment to open and interoperable standards, the E+H Cerabar S Rev 7 and Levelflex FMP5X Rev 1 and 2 have 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 device files are now available...
    • 12 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: New Tools in the Application Exchange

    We have new items in the DeltaV Application Exchange : Joel Kaliel shares the Enhanced Smart Switch Class which adds a Composite Block to provide enhanced Smart Switch diagnostics over and above default Emerson Smart Switch Class. We also get a new template, the DeltaV Template for Harold Beck Profibus PA Actuator , a template for setting up the Profibus slots and signals for Beck Profibus PA Actuators.
    • 12 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: optek-Danulat-GmbH_C_HC4xxx_C8xxx_Rev1 – DeltaV Interoperability Test

    In Emerson’s continuing commitment to open and interoperable standards, the optek-Danulat-GmbH C HC4xxx C8xxx 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...
    • 7 Nov 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Press Release: Emerson to automate BP-operated Shah Deniz Stage 2 operations in Azerbaijan

    Main Automation Contractor services and standardization of control and safety systems help reduce project risk for gas production and processing operations ​ AUSTIN, TEXAS (November 5, 2014) – BP has awarded Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a contract in excess of US$40 million to be the Main Automation Contractor for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development project in the Azerbaijan...
    • 30 Oct 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Press Release: Emerson enhances distributed control system to help users improve automation efficiency and performance

    DeltaV™ v13 release helps users reduce capital cost and risk, improve operations performance, and provide stronger security to protect investments ​ AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 29, 2014) — Emerson Process Management has released version 13 (v13) of the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) to deliver greater efficiency and performance for process control applications. New features focus on integration, advanced alarm...
    • 21 Oct 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Adjusting Model Predictive Controller Response

    Knowledge sharing need not be limited to one week conferences like the recent Emerson Exchange conference . I mention this to highlight an excellent discussion thread in Emerson Experts Forum in the Emerson Exchange 365 community. The thread, MPC [Model Predictive Control Penalties opens with this question: What should I understand for “Penalty on Move” and “Penalty on Error”? Is there a way...
    • 16 Oct 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Press Release: Emerson releases enhanced application for virtualization environment

    DeltaV ™ Virtual Studio v2.3 integrated application provides easy-to-use solution for virtualized control systems; increased options for system availability and disaster recovery ​ AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 15, 2014) — With the release of DeltaV Virtual Studio v2.3, Emerson expands the virtualization capabilities in the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) for easy implementation and management of on-line production...
    • 13 Oct 2014

    DeltaV Blog: Invensys Foxboro Eckardt 240 Level Star FF Rev 8 – DeltaV Interoperability Test

    In Emerson’s continuing commitment to open and interoperable standards, the Invensys Foxboro Eckardt 240 Level Star FF Rev 8 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...