Safety Integrity Level Selection: Systematic Methods Including Layer of Protection Analysis - $85.00
This book describes a systematic method for selecting safety integrity levels for safety instrumented systems (SIS). This method emphasizes accounting for existing layers of protection. This method ensures that the maximum return on risk reduction investments is achieved. This reference [...]
This book clearly explains how to do probabilistic calculations to accomplish SIL verification for safety systems. Starting with a description of the safety life cycle, the authors show where and how SIL verification fits into the key activities from conceptual design through commissioning.
By Alois Zoitl
This book discusses real-time execution of the models defined in the IEC 61499 standard with a closer look at predictable, event-triggered real-time systems.
By Ron Mitchell
Profibus: A Pocket Guide is a simple and convenient reference to enable engineers and technicians to quickly retrieve the essentials for successful understanding and deployment of PROFIBUS.
This third edition of a best-selling classic shows how the investment in a preventive maintenance program repays a company in longer equipment life, smoother operation, planning, and scheduling. It includes information on computerized PM systems, enhanced techniques, and insights into preventive maintenance.
By Jim Pinto
An updated and enhanced collection of ISA’s “Pinto’s Points” columns, the book covers management topics, globalization, sales and marketing as well as nanotechnology, micro-electronic mechanical systems, robotics and wireless systems.
By: Karl J. Ǻström and Tore Hägglund
The book examines the auto-tuning and adaptation features of several commercial controllers, including digital PID controllers, and it discusses measures for dealing with specific challenges such as reset windup, long process dead times, and oscillatory systems.
By: Austin Bryan, Elizabeth Smith, and Kevin Mitchell
This handbook provides an overview of the FGS design lifecycle presented in the ISA-TR84.00.07 technical report, examines each phase of the lifecycle, and discusses the activities required to develop an FGS design.
Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets: What Automation Professionals, Manufacturers, and Business Professionals Need to Know
By: Wendy Buskop, JD
This book’s non-legal style provides easy-to-read guidelines for automation professionals, manufacturers, and business owners who need to protect their ideas and inventions as assets or understand better how to respect the Intellectual Property rights of others.
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This easy-to-read compilation of a series of articles, authored by PLC inventor Dick Morley, originally appeared in MSI (formerly Manufacturing Systems magazine).
By Michael A. Boudreau and Gregory K. McMillan
Doing modeling in the process development and early commercialization phases is advantageous because it increases process efficiency and provides ongoing opportunities for improving process control.
The practical reference introduces engineering concepts of motors and drives in a way that can be easily understood by both engineers unfamiliar with the technology and technicians who are technically literate but not accustomed to complex theory and mathematics.
By: H. M. Hashemian
The previously published papers collected in this volume discuss a broad range of topics on the steady-state and dynamic performance of process instrumentation systems.
By: Gregory K. McMillan and Robert A. Cameron
This portable pocket guide goes beyond theoretical concepts and provides new insight into the implementation practices after the objectives have been defined and the technology decisions have been made.
Part of the ISA/O3neida series, this book will be of interest to practitioners within the automation field, particularly those focused on process control and energy systems
MES for Executives: Why and How to Select, Implement, and Maintain a Manufacturing Execution System - $70.00
By Bianca Scholten
Author of the best-selling book The Road to Integration: A Guide to Applying ISA-95 in Manufacturing, Scholten shares her expertise on the topic in this easy-to-read guide to MES.
Literally an entire course between two covers, Measurement Uncertainty: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition, presents engineering students with a comprehensive tutorial of measurement uncertainty methods in a logically categorized and readily utilized format.
By L. D. Goettsche
This edition of ISA’s best-selling maintenance handbook provides comprehensive coverage of maintenance requirements for pneumatic and electrical/electronic devices as well as expanded coverage of DCS systems, analytical instrumentation, fiber optics, and smart instruments.
By Joseph D. Patton, Jr.
Maintainability & Maintenance Management serves as a flexible text and reference for engineering, product planners, designers, maintainability specialists, maintenance managers, service analysts, program managers, system engineers, quality staff, and others concerned with the practice of maintainability and maintenance
By Harley M. Jeffery
This technician’s guide defines loop checking in the broader scope of control loop performance in addition to the more traditional terms of the plant startup.