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  • Hi All As I was on tour I could not pay attention on this; kindly excuse. Coming on the subject of Quality in Automation Project Management, the following aspects play an important role : First of all, the concerned control systems engineer of the end user should also ...

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  • BACnet or "Building and Control Network" was developed by ASHRAE specifically for HVAC applications. It's been expanded to include other building systems such as lighting and access control. In my experience, I've only seen it used in process industries where HVAC equipment ...

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  • I know very little about BACnet. Could it be applied in process industries? What is a good resource to learn more? ------------------------------ Alan Bryant PE PMP Director, ChemPID 2022-2023 Houston, TX If you have interest in the Chemical & Petroleum ...

  • I believe you captured it. BACnet and Modbus appear to be the most prevalent protocols in Building Automation today. Both are available in with ethernet communications (BACnet/IP and Modbus/TCP) and serial (BACnet MS/TP and Modbus/RTU). Modbus is more generic in nature and ...

  • Marcos, I think you may have missed in the title of the post, he's referring to building automation systems (or building management systems - BMS). You don't need to do all of this. Most equipment and devices are either BACnet or Modbus. Front end supervisors can do others ...

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