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  • Good evening, I am looking for some advice on which courses on the ISA website would be most beneficial for future career path. I have worked industrial instrumentation for 17 years on the process/mechanical side on installation of instruments, tubing, valves etc. Supervising ...

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    RE: Asset Inventory

    I am not positive that I understand your question, but I will take a stab at it. ISA/IEC 62443 follows through the enterprise system with the Purdue Model of Enterprise Structure. There are no specific positions for OSI or TCP/IP structured devices (Layer 3 switching, ect). ...

  • Conduits definition, under ISA/IEC 62443, includes the physical or virtual path routes that flows through an Instrumentation & Control System with data. These conduits can be wireless connections, networks, cables, and other communication media. Its related Standards focuses ...

  • Your definition of a conduit seems like the definition of a channel, to me. What would be contained in those conduits that would constitute a channel? An individual connection, so the channels may be multiplexed over time? The way I have seen conduits described visually ...

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    RE: Introduce Yourself

    It's all in fun. And it's all evolving, so we all get to grow with the technology. Learning new things and new ways is definitely not a bad thing. There are definitely challenges to explore and build on in automation.

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