Articles & News on Process Automation and Control

Automation Cartoons - December 7, 2011

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

Otto helps plant engineers decide on whether to use a DCS or PLC.

Automation Cartoons - November 16, 2011

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

Otto to do some downtime analysis at the plant.

Automation Cartoons - November 9, 2011

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

Otto is the 6 Million Dollar Man.

Automation Cartoons - September 28, 2011

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

Otto voices his opinion on lack of security layers on plant network.

Safety Related Control Systems

  • by Scientific Technologies
  • News

In order to provide the safety function the system must continue to operate correctly under all foreseeable conditions. So how do we design a system to achieve this, and when we have done that, how do we show it?

Automation Cartoons - August 24, 2011

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

"Otto offered job at Disney Imagineering."

Automation Cartoons - August 17, 2011

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

Otto wants to go to Disney World before school starts again.

Automation Cartoons - August 10, 2011

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

"Management asked for a total cost versus benefit analysis for this plant upgrade."

Automation Cartoons - August 3, 2011

  • by Otto Mation
  • Opinion

"Otto is Consulting during Summer Break"

Automation Cartoons - July 27, 2011

  • by Otto Mation
  • News

"Our competitor's new plant has twice the output of our plant."