Applied Automation is the premier title serving manufacturing and utilities. Each issue demonstrates how automation, instrumentation and control techniques are applied to increase capacity, enhance design and production, improve efficiency, increase profitability and meet regulatory requirements.
In this month's issue
- Improving flowmeter calibration
- Selecting flowmeters for natural gas
- Case study: Streamlining assembly systems using PC-based control
- CLPM: Improving process efficiency, throughput
- Benefits of using a process historian
- Choosing the proper valve material
Applied Automation content
During the last decade, the use of industrial wireless sensor networks has been growing rapidly in the process industries. Variable frequency drive (VFD) software has also gone through a number of changes.
The actions a specific safety instrumented function (SIF) takes to correct a problem and avoid escalation can take various forms and for a serious situation, the action the SIF takes can be hugely disruptive.
Although VFD manufacturers have made many advances in terms of ease of use, some users still find programming and monitoring with a 2-inch display tedious. This is where VFD programming and monitoring software comes into play.
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