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MEDIA

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Drives 101: Basic features of AC Drives

In this Automation.com interview with drives industry expert Rick Kirkpatrick, you'll learn about the production and business advantages of using AC drives to control motor speeds. To...

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RESOURCES

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  • Book Shows How To Combat Terrorist Threats To Energy Security 
    Book Shows How To Combat Terrorist Threats To Energy...

    Written by Dr Steven Fawkes, ‘Energy Efficiency: The Definitive Guide to the Cheapest, Cleanest, Fastest Source of Energy’ provides managers,... MORE

  • Eaton releases Solar Circuit Protection Solutions

    Fuses, circuit breakers, power distribution blocks and surge protective devices (SPDs) for commercial, utility and residential solar segments... MORE

  • ACM Facility Safety Announces Summer Process Safety Courses

    Training courses and workshops teach control systems designers, engineers and operators various aspects of process safety and how to meet worldwide... MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Mobile Devices White Paper 
    Mobile Devices White Paper

    By Opto 22
    Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely... MORE

  • Protecting our Water – Keep Chemicals in the Tank 
    Protecting our Water – Keep Chemicals in the Tank

    By Bill Sholette and Ricardo Chavez, Endress+Hauser
    Leaking or overfilled tanks can cause environmental problems, contaminate drinking water and... MORE

  • SCADA Systems Automate Electrical Distribution 
    SCADA Systems Automate Electrical Distribution

    By Fabio Terezinho, InduSoft
    Automating electrical distribution systems by implementing a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Actuator control system reduces installation time and costs at power generation plants 
    Actuator control system reduces installation time and...

    Control Engineering Europe
    ASCO Numatics’ Actuator Control Systems (ACS) are used to drive actuators in a new power generation facility... MORE

  • Leading the way – CCS fitted coal-fired power stations now a reality 
    Leading the way – CCS fitted coal-fired power stations...

    Power-technology.com
    By Heidi Vella
    Despite being touted as the best way to clean up dirty fossil fuels, commercial deployment of carbon capture... MORE

  • Safety barriers within nuclear power stations 
    Safety barriers within nuclear power stations

    HazardEx
    EDF Energy asked safety barrier specialist, Tensator, to design a safety solution at its Hinkley Point B plant near Bridgewater in... MORE

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    EVENTS

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    September 8, 2014 - September 13, 2014
    Chicago , IL, USA


    From robotics and automation services, to micro sensors and nanotechnology, Industrial Automation North America showcases the most important products in the industry and is the North American hub for innovation and networking in industrial automation.

    September 8, 2014 - September 13, 2014
    Chicago , IL, USA


    From chain and belt transmissions, to sealants and air compressor technology, Motion, Drive & Automation North America showcases the most important products in the industry and is positioned to become the North American hub for innovation and networking in industrial processes.

    September 9, 2014 - September 11, 2014
    Houston , TX, USA


    The event will consist of a conference program that includes user presentations, Yokogawa platform technology updates, industry and technology keynotes, workshops and panel sessions all designed to help users fully utilize automation technologies.

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    TRAINING

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    August 25, 2014 - August 29, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada


    The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineering Certification Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a TÜV Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the five-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $4,300 CDN.

    September 3, 2014 - September 5, 2014
    Kansas City , MO, USA


    New this year with a Version 5 Foundations Course and a 2-day Deep Dive Course. The Foundation Course is perfect for both seasoned NERC CIP professionals seeking to ensure a smooth transition to version 5, as well as those new to NERC CIP who wish to jump start the learning process on these important standards. In the 2-day Deep Dive Course attendees will come away with detailed knowledge of...

    September 7, 2014 - September 11, 2014
    Al Khobar , Saudi Arabia


    Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to explain the basic operation of a transformer, discuss turns ratios and calculate terminal voltage and current; plus much more.