Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Automation Professional certification program. ISA CAP certification provides a non-biased, third-party, objective assessment and confirmation of an automation professional’s skills. The CAP exam is focused on direction, definition, design, development/application, deployment, documentation, and support of systems, software, and equipment used in control systems, manufacturing information […]
The post The Challenges of Attracting Millennials to Industrial Careers first appeared on the ISA Interchange blog site.
There has been considerable discussion of late about the mass retirements of baby boomers from the industrial workforce and the lack of appropriate talent to fill the gap. Many baby boomers believe that the younger generation—the millennial generation—is not up to the task and that young people have no interest in taking on the challenges. […]
The post Webinar Recording: How to Get the Most out of Control Valves first appeared on the ISA Interchange blog site.
The data that is really needed when selecting and sizing a control valve is rarely understood and specified, which leads to excessive variability originating from the valve. In this presentation, ISA mentor Greg McMillan discusses pervasive problems and rampant misconceptions. He then provides guidance—supported by test results—on how to select a good throttling control valve. […]
Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and repair/replace instrumentation for systems that measure and control level, temperature, pressure, flow, and other process variables. Click this link for information about the CCST program. This question comes from the Level I […]
The post Q&A with Author of Basic and Advanced Regulatory Control first appeared on the ISA Interchange blog site.
Q. Please provide a brief description of your book. A. This intermediate-level book explains the application of basic and advanced regulatory control strategies for the wet process industries. Rather than focusing on mathematical systems theory, the book builds upon the actual experiences and process knowledge of engineers and technicians to demonstrate the application of successful […]
I thank you for indulging me over my posts the last two months (here and here) on the FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) organization and the FIRST Championship, which was held in April. However, I am sure that if you attended a FIRST event, you would catch the FIRST fever as […]