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Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by Gaurav Tyagi on 18 April, 2012 - 8:05 am
Modbus in CitectSCADA
Modbus Communication in CitectSCADA 7.20
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Justin on 18 April, 2012 - 7:10 am
Recalibrating a Gauge Pressure Transmitter to be a vacuum pressure even if its not absolute type categorised?
Can a Gauge Pressure Transmitter be recalibrated for vacuum pressure even if its not absolute type categorised?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by AHMED RASHAD on 18 April, 2012 - 5:30 am
startup fuel flow excessive
before fire, mark 5 gas turbine tripped by startup fuel flow excessive
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by Ashiq on 18 April, 2012 - 3:54 am
PCU went offline due to IMASO01
Suddenly all the Cards of Infi90 Process control unit(PCU) turned in error mode staus LED Red.
Local and wide area networking in factory automation. topic
Posted by Chuck McDonough on 17 April, 2012 - 3:09 pm
JBUS Bluetooth Device
I am looking for a device that can plug into a jbus connector and stream data via bluetooth
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Andrew Delgado on 17 April, 2012 - 3:05 pm
PLC panels in hazardous areas
I have a PLC panel in a nema 4x enclosure all components are rated class1 div2 so that no purge is needed on the panel. now my question is if my panel is rated class 1 div 2 are seals needed.
TempIR/ Hart/ Intrinsically safe
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Hoo on 17 April, 2012 - 1:39 pm
what does [EEXia] on transmitter module board mean?
a magnetic flow meter with [EEx ia] on the electronic modules and no EX marking on the tag plate can be considered as intrinsically safe EEX ia or not?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by M.Iqbal Sarwer ( KAPCO ) on 17 April, 2012 - 11:48 am
HRSG
What does the term Lay Up mean when referring to protecting HRGS from corrosion during main outages
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by Laban on 17 April, 2012 - 3:41 am
Routing ABB Freelance data
Is it possible to send ABB Freelance AC700F messages over a public internet connection using VPN?
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by RuchiNagpal on 17 April, 2012 - 2:45 am
Automation in Blower
Automation of furnace cooling blowers
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Thermal Performance on 16 April, 2012 - 4:33 pm
Control Curve Constants
do I have to re-tune a unit if I had mistaken the RH value on the control curve constructor
Information resources, documentation. topic
Posted by Pavel on 16 April, 2012 - 1:52 pm
Equipment for calibration rotary natural gas meters
Where I can find equipment for calibration rotary natural gas meters?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by saravanakumar on 16 April, 2012 - 1:31 pm
sliding pressure operation
difference between constant pressure operation and sliding pressure operation of boilers
Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by Rob Van Frank on 16 April, 2012 - 10:28 am
InTouch9.5 ,opclink, Matrikon
WW Opclink will not communicate with Matrikon S7 server on same PC.
Computers in manufacturing; also hardware discussion. topic
Posted by Carl on 16 April, 2012 - 10:18 am
Laptop Serial Ports!
Lack of serial ports on modern laptops
Information resources, documentation. topic
Posted by shayan on 16 April, 2012 - 5:59 am
Electric Bike - Generating Electricity
generate electricity on the go using a bicycle
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Control on 15 April, 2012 - 5:29 pm
Operating Gas Turbine in RMC Mode
Questions about operating Gas Turbines in RMC mode.
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by gefi on 15 April, 2012 - 6:16 am
Passive trip amplifier
Does anyone know if there are available passive trip amplifiers?
Information resources, documentation. topic
Posted by Paul Choyce on 14 April, 2012 - 11:24 pm
Fuel tank demarcations
I am a long haul truck driver with a faulty fuel gauge.
Motion control, servos, steppers, etc. topic
Posted by lanxe on 14 April, 2012 - 7:33 pm
programming a camera control (AZPT) using vb using modem
i am trying to create a virtual keyboard that can do azimuth, pan, tilt control for my remote camera.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Zihni on 14 April, 2012 - 11:14 am
LZZ Coil
I'm Zihni. I'm from Turkey. I have been working in a Combined Cycle Plant Power.
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by Pat Harris on 14 April, 2012 - 10:30 am
App to Import / Export HPM Exception Build Files to/from ACCESS or Excel?
Anyone know of a tool to Import / Export HPM Exception Build Files to ACCESS or Excel?
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by myself on 14 April, 2012 - 3:48 am
modscan32
issue with modscan32 writing
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Eng Omer on 14 April, 2012 - 1:51 am
Connecting PC to Simulator Card
kindly help us to complete the connection work between the my PC and the simulator card (UCVG)
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by srikantan on 14 April, 2012 - 12:13 am
C++ IN VXWORKS
i'm fresh to vxworks and I find lot of bugs in creating my first c++ code in Workbench3.3.Please help
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Mfatima on 13 April, 2012 - 6:44 pm
LQR control design with un certainty
this is about the design of LQR Controller with un certainties.
Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by Gianpiero on 13 April, 2012 - 4:45 pm
Naming convention for motion control projects
Is the tag naming convention used for motion control projects the same as for the process control (ISA)?
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by ISMAIL on 13 April, 2012 - 12:19 pm
ISAGRAF5 and SCADAPACK
ISAGRAF 5 and SCADAPACK
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by AG on 13 April, 2012 - 11:42 am
GE FR9E GT Charge Pump
Function of Charge Pump in GE Frame 9E GT
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Bill Hendrix on 13 April, 2012 - 11:04 am
VB module with Automation Direct DL-205
Solution needed to utilize VB with a DL-205
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by the8thdwarf on 13 April, 2012 - 10:32 am
An increase in Inlet Filter dP would cause what?
What would happen if the Inlet Filter dp Increases?
Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by Mohamed salem on 13 April, 2012 - 1:19 am
TOSMAP Toshiba control system problem in SVS1&2
problem in Toshiba HMI SVS1&2 while calling a logic.
Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by robb on 12 April, 2012 - 8:11 pm
ClearSCADA and ViewX
Information display only, just need some pointers for ViewX
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by W.L. Mostia on 12 April, 2012 - 5:57 pm
PROVOX IFC Controller
Need technical description of a PROVOX IFC controller
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by scott Bartoszek on 12 April, 2012 - 5:08 pm
bailey infi90
Question regarding Bailey infi90
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Pirate on 12 April, 2012 - 2:41 pm
Vibration in bearing becomes alarming when load increases above 25 MW
Vibration in No.1 bearing becomes alarming when load increases above 25 MW in Frame 6 GT
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by Fluoronator on 12 April, 2012 - 9:25 am
Ethernet I/O
Looking for simple, bare bones Ethernet I/O.
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Luiz on 12 April, 2012 - 9:20 am
Unity Pro X Emerson - 3051 Pressure Transmitter with Profibus
Using DTM-GSD of 3051 Pressure Transmitter
Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by jigs99 on 12 April, 2012 - 8:25 am
Mark V HMI .img Image conversion
What software can convert Mark V HMI images from .img to .jpg?
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by roberto arciniega on 12 April, 2012 - 8:06 am
electrostatic treater interfce level control
We have a Ktek Capacitance type level transmitter to measure the interface and it is part of a LIC and LCV. We have checked the calibration and it is ok. In a current normal operation crude is flowing along with the water on the water line.
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by Shahid Khan on 12 April, 2012 - 7:02 am
Capillary type Seal Transmitters
Queries - Instrument & Control section - Capillary type pressure transmitters
Motion control, servos, steppers, etc. topic
Posted by paru on 12 April, 2012 - 12:41 am
Overcurrent/overload settings of transformer
How to set the overcurrent value for a transformer with many taps?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by rezwan on 11 April, 2012 - 6:45 pm
Reative power loss of transformer
Need to find the reactive power loss of a transformer
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by antonio34 on 11 April, 2012 - 12:41 pm
AC800 with ET200
Experience with ABB AC800 using Siemens ET200 via profibus
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by Thirumoorthy on 11 April, 2012 - 7:49 am
modbus stack slave source code
i want modbus stack slave as well as master source code
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Mohammed Ismail on 11 April, 2012 - 5:08 am
Calculating Turbine Speed
Calculating turbine speed obtain at different exhaust gas produce by an IC engine.
Local and wide area networking in factory automation. topic
Posted by Jakub on 11 April, 2012 - 2:45 am
Conversion UNVTs to SNVTs possible?
Is it possible to convert UNVTs to SNVTs in the LNS environment (e.g.LonMaker)?
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by rohil on 11 April, 2012 - 1:51 am
Looking for tutorials on DCS concept
where to get tutorials to understand dcs full concept
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by G.Rajesh on 11 April, 2012 - 12:51 am
Moog valve cleaning with thinner
Is it good practice to clean Moog valve with thinner or what is your opinion for Moog servo valve service?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by scott bartoszek on 10 April, 2012 - 4:51 pm
Bailey Infi90 help
I am looking for help or information on how to get the data for the Bailey Infi90 to our historian.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by slmn on 10 April, 2012 - 3:23 pm
exhaust temperature thermocouple fault
what will happen to the load and turbine inlet temperature when one exhaust thermocouple fault
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by Brendan on 10 April, 2012 - 1:09 pm
Momentum Upload Error OL9-1666 help
Momentum Upload Error OL9-1666
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by Fieldbus query on 10 April, 2012 - 10:57 am
Foundation Fieldbus going back to defaults
Foundation fieldbus positioner going back to factory defaults
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Paul Kraemer on 10 April, 2012 - 9:44 am
E-Stop protective collar
Looking for E-Stop protective collar
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Stuart on 10 April, 2012 - 7:08 am
5 Limb Transformers
What is the relationship between a 5 Limb core and keeping the Z% low in a transformer?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by cris on 9 April, 2012 - 3:23 pm
Igniter Circuit
Igniter alarm circuit to get an alarm if Igniter is not working
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by Liaquat on 9 April, 2012 - 1:52 pm
Communication between Modicon plc and ABB DCS
Communication between Modicon plc and ABB DCS freezes
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by s on 9 April, 2012 - 1:42 pm
transformer inrush current
is that possible to charge the power transformer rating of 5MVA (22/11KV) with 5MVA alternator at 0.8 power factor
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by sreenath on 9 April, 2012 - 9:21 am
Inquiry about cable size difference and its problems
Instrument cable size difference and possible problems when other cables are substituted
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Transporter on 9 April, 2012 - 7:46 am
LVDT reading is not following Moog servo valve command
LVDT reading is not following Moog servo valve command
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Selšuk Kaya on 9 April, 2012 - 3:39 am
Module for MODBUS RTU to IEC 61850
Any suggestions on using which brand's module or any other type of solution to accomplish this task?
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by paru on 9 April, 2012 - 12:51 am
Ghost image of server and clients ABB 800xA
Changing the ghost image of servers and clients ABB 800xA
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by Bharath on 8 April, 2012 - 11:55 am
On-Off Differential for Pressure/Temperature switches
What are On-Off Differential for Pressure/Temperature switches?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by phd on 8 April, 2012 - 10:46 am
6B Gas Turbine
When Grid disconnected suddenly both GT's reached to the island mode. Both GT's on the DROOP mode. We were trying to keep one m/c on ISOCH mode & other on the Droop mode.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by salman on 8 April, 2012 - 2:46 am
compressor discharge pressure corrected
cpd corrected, to correct cpd to make a comparison
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by ASHISH on 7 April, 2012 - 11:09 pm
Alternator circulating currents
Questions about alternators sychronised with the grid and off course parallel with each generating some MW and MVAR.
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by RogerFL on 7 April, 2012 - 6:13 pm
Grill Controller PID
Integral term relationship with a bias
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Mustapha on 7 April, 2012 - 4:09 pm
Commissioning Speedtronic Mark-VIe
Problems encountered when commissioning Mark-VIe
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by Mahmoud on 7 April, 2012 - 4:06 pm
Rimmed rib on perforated cable tray
What is a rimmed rib on a perforated cable tray?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by gleaf on 7 April, 2012 - 10:46 am
water wash off-line
water wash problem
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by Contr01 on 7 April, 2012 - 6:47 am
What is bandwidth for a wheel angle sensor
When you have a sensor to measure the front wheel angle of a car, what is the bandwidth of the signal?
Open interfaces, software and hardware topic
Posted by Allen on 7 April, 2012 - 1:34 am
Lon SNVT to Modbus Data Type CSV converter
SNVT to Modbus data type translation
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by paru on 7 April, 2012 - 12:44 am
Storing trends/alarms/events for longer period-ABB800xA
Storing trends/alarms/events for longer period-ABB800xA
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Steve orton on 6 April, 2012 - 7:33 pm
Cellular Communication to a remote PLC
Cellular data usage to a remote OLC
Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by Mike on 6 April, 2012 - 2:21 pm
Panelview 1400e - connection of touch screen to computer board
Connector to J4 from touch screen can be put on two ways.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Amar Patil on 6 April, 2012 - 1:48 pm
Automising steam in FO fired Boiler
What is the exact meaning of automising steam in FO fired Boiler
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by mattia bruno on 6 April, 2012 - 6:14 am
ModBus Timeout error
Getting connection timeout error for ModBus RTU no matter what devise, baud rate or slave ID used
Local and wide area networking in factory automation. topic
Posted by cris on 5 April, 2012 - 11:28 pm
Combining ports for Modbus slaves
combining two modbus slaves into a single port.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by cris on 5 April, 2012 - 10:24 pm
DLN and Non DLN Combustors
What is the difference between DLN & Non DLN combustor?
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by M on 5 April, 2012 - 7:25 pm
Modbus Master & Slave Code for PIC24F and dsPIC33F?
In terms existant PIC code, what are my master and slave Modbus implementation options?
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by M on 5 April, 2012 - 5:30 pm
Dynamic Slave Address Assignment?
Modbus allows master to configure slave addresses? How?
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by Timmy on 5 April, 2012 - 4:57 pm
Magnetic Flow Tube Cleaning
I need the recommended procedures for cleaning a magnetic flow tube that will minimize the risk of damage while cleaning.
Continuous process industries, DCS questions. topic
Posted by marwanco on 5 April, 2012 - 3:48 pm
PID with 2 cylinders
PID with 2 cylinders
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by vijay on 5 April, 2012 - 2:11 pm
Mark VI Simulator
Looking for recommendations and source for Mark VI Simulator
Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by Omar Casta˝eda on 5 April, 2012 - 10:34 am
Recipe Rsview studio
Delete recipes on runtime rsview studio HMI
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Hisrab on 5 April, 2012 - 9:29 am
MS 6001b Manual Speed Changer
Question about MS 6001b Manual Speed Changer RPM data
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by charzree on 5 April, 2012 - 9:13 am
CT saturation when starting an induction motor
CT saturation when starting of induction motor
Human-Machine Interface and SCADA. topic
Posted by Luca Gallina on 5 April, 2012 - 3:57 am
NetToPLCSim server on Win7 x64
NetToPLCSim server on Win7 x64
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by MonitorMan on 4 April, 2012 - 1:39 pm
Questions about Modbus data model with only 1 block
Questions about an implemented Modbus data model with only 1 block
Engineering and workplace issues. topic
Posted by prashantha on 4 April, 2012 - 8:42 am
modbus rtu host
sample source code for modbus rtu in embedded c.
Motion control, servos, steppers, etc. topic
Posted by sensorless on 4 April, 2012 - 4:51 am
AC Drives
Replacing the star delta starter with a variable frequency drive
Local and wide area networking in factory automation. topic
Posted by engrHafeez on 4 April, 2012 - 3:54 am
connecting MatrikonOPC Server to a Modbus Serial Device
connecting MatrikonOPC Server to a Modbus Serial Device
PLCs and related questions. topic
Posted by Nesreen on 4 April, 2012 - 2:19 am
Help needed concerning opc factory server
I can't coomunicate My TWIDO TWDLCAE40DRF with opc factory server.
Sensor technologies. topic
Posted by Bman on 2 April, 2012 - 5:52 pm
What kind of modbus RTU chipset do I need?
Modbus RTU implementation package, including chip and firmware?
Local and wide area networking in factory automation. topic
Posted by Tech on 2 April, 2012 - 1:34 pm
TCP/IP - Two Modbus RTU Slaves
Using SCADA system to two Modbus slaves, communication issues.
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Mark-V learner on 2 April, 2012 - 10:56 am
DLN mode guide
what are all the DLN's mode and what does premix, extended lean lean, secondary xfer mode mean?
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by Mark-V learner on 2 April, 2012 - 10:54 am
CPD and P2 transmitter fail notification
CPD or P2 transmitter fails, but we are not getting alarms or detection in the Mark-V.Is
Software, including programming, OS issues, etc. topic
Posted by Bhargav Purohit on 2 April, 2012 - 8:50 am
Citect Driver and Modbus
Citect driver understanding
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by adam on 2 April, 2012 - 4:41 am
gas turbine lube oil header pressure
what will change if increase header pressure to 3bar in MS60001b
Power generation equipment control. topic
Posted by jony wibawa on 2 April, 2012 - 4:33 am
flame sensor for tip burner monitoring
Can somebody tell us equipment that can monitor tip burner condition for gas turbine like GE frame 9e?

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