Posts Tagged ‘James Beall’

Model Predictive Control Tips & Techniques Preview

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Process Optimization on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016. No comments yet
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Moving from the theoretical world of proportional-integral-derivative control to applying it successfully is a hurdle new process control engineers face. Once mastered, the next step might be in applying advanced process controls. Model predictive control, neural networks, fuzzy logic, gain scheduling and more each require bandwidth and experience to master. One great way to climb […]

Control Valve and Control Performance at Instrumentation Symposium

Posted in Final Control Element, Process Optimization on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016. No comments yet
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Instrumentation and automation professionals in the oil & gas industries along the Texas Gulf Coast have an excellent resource in the annual Instrumentation and Automation Symposium for the Process Industry. The 71st edition of this 3-day symposium will be held January 26-28 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. If you’re going, make sure […]

Business Results Optimizing Delayed Coker Operations

Posted in Process Optimization, Refining on Monday, November 9th, 2015. No comments yet
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Update: Thank you to CHS’ Eric Wheatcroft and the Emerson Exchange Board for the OK to share this presentation with everyone. You’ll find much more to the story, such as all the controlled, manipulated, constraint and disturbance variables that were included in the model predictive controller. In an earlier post, Optimizing Delayed Coker Operations with […]

Process Control & Optimization Expertise in Action

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Process Optimization on Friday, October 16th, 2015. No comments yet
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We had several great questions come in from Emerson Exchange 365 community members for the Experts session on Process Control and Optimization. You can see the answers in the Emerson Exchange 365 community in the Virtual Q&A: Process Control >> REPLY to THIS POST w/ QUESTIONS thread. I also recapped the experts’ presentations done at […]

Answers to Your Process Control and Optimization Questions from the Experts

Posted in Emerson Exchange on Thursday, October 15th, 2015. No comments yet
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Friday is fast approaching, so submit your questions on process control and optimization to the panel of end user and Emerson experts. Visit the Emerson Exchange 365 community, Virtual Q&A: Process Control >> REPLY to THIS POST w/ QUESTIONS. I will be asking your question to the panel and posting the response. The Experts panelists […]