Resources for Process Automation and Control

InTech Focus: Process and Safety Control

  • Ebook

This edition of InTech Focus understands that digitalization and innovation are transforming process control and process safety, and how automation professionals are critical to successfully selecting and applying new technologies.

InTech Focus: Temperature and Pressure

  • Ebook InTech Focus

Experienced personnel who understand measurement instrumentation—its potential as well as the limits—can help temper expectations and ensure digital transformation efforts are a success. Find out more in this edition of InTech Focus focused on temperature and pressure measurement.

InTech Focus: Flow & Level 2021

  • Ebook InTech Focus

This edition of InTech Focus explains the basics of the effective use of various types of flowmeters to ensure food-product quality, improve reliability and uptime of chemical plants, and accurately measure the bulk movement of natural gas. You’ll also find tips for avoiding common installation mistakes, and how to handle aggressive media like acids or alkalis.

Webinar: Have we been going about APC monitoring all wrong?

  • Webinar

This presentation will cover on a new approach for APC monitoring, focusing on the problem, a solution and several industrial case studies where the solution has been applied.

Automation 2020: Control Systems

  • Ebook Automation 2020

In this edition of AUTOMATION 2020, you’ll learn about the promise and reality of control systems that combine such new technologies with the robustness, security, and sophistication needed for industrial applications.

InTech Focus: Pressure & Temperature

  • Ebook InTech Focus

InTech Focus ebooks from ISA focus on the fundamentals of essential automation components. This May 2020 edition covers pressure and temperature instrumentation.

What is An Energy Audit?

  • White Paper

The aim of an energy audit is to reduce usage and improve performance.  It is becoming a standard practice for large industrial locations as well as smaller operations

Monitoring Mechanical Behavior of Reciprocating Compressors

  • White Paper

By Istec
In this whitepaper we focus on the mechanical health and behaviour of reciprocating compressors with four important indicators; impact, temperature (valves and bearings), vibration and rod drop. Table 1 shows the typical measurements for reciprocating compressors.

Extending Connectivity to the Bottom of the Ocean

  • White Paper

If you have a ControlLogix PLC being used as the MCS, how can you make use of the OPC UA MDIS spec and bypass the old Modbus integration to the DCS? Softing has developed an OPC UA MDIS compliant server module that inserts into the ControlLogix chassis and creates the OPC UA provides a framework that can be used to represent field devices, for example. 

Advancing Automation: Control Systems

  • Ebook Advancing Automation

Learn the latest from industry leaders on everything from open automation systems for packaging machines to specifying process control systems using IEC 62603 in this Control Systems edition of Advancing Automation from Automation.com.