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  • Hi, Now a days SCADA is more into MES and Industry 4.0. It can be used for IIOT applications through MQTT, SQL connectivity. They can be viewed on different screens like mobiles, tablests. It provides dtaa security also. ------------------------------ [Sumeet] [Saibi] All ...

  • Based on my experience in oil and gas plant designing, commissioning, and using APC system, I think the hardest is the continuous improvement during plant operation. It needs great efforts in testing and commissioning for a long period. We faced multiple unexpected APC tripped ...

  • Hey Gurpeet, The tag numbering schemes are explained with some examples on pages 92 through 106 of ANSI/ISA 5.1-2022 where the different loop and tag numbering scenarios are shown on each of the tables. From your post I assume your question is on regards the "Tag Number suffixes", ...

  • Hey Josiah, If it is possible, can you please send the analysis result to my email: khalid.kalbiyev@gmail.com Thanks! ------------------------------ Khalid Kalbiyev Cleveland TN ------------------------------

  • I have published a simulation paper on model-based control using first principles models for a 2x2 mixing process. ISA members can access it for free at https://www.automation.com/en-us/assets/white-papers/white-paper-control-using-first-principles-models?listname=White%20Papers. ...

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