Instrumentation and Control
Greg McMillan is principal consultant at TAC Worldwide, Austin, Tex. He spent more than 30 years at Monsanto and Solutia and then was a professor at Washington University, St. Louis. Honored as one of the 50 most influential people in the history of the field, he regularly speaks and writes about instrumentation and control topics; his books include Process/Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook and Advanced Temperature Control.
Cecil Smith is president of Cecil L. Smith, Inc., Baton Rouge, La., a firm specializing in automation technology that he founded after leaving the faculty of Louisiana State University. Also cited as one of the 50 most influential people in the field, he teaches courses on control topics and has authored or co-authored 14 books, including Digital Control of Industrial Processes and more than 100 articles.
|Where should I install the control valve on the hot oil line? 26 April 2011||2|
|Why is there a discrepancy of solids at sampling points? 4 January 2011||2|
|Is there any standard for painting critical instruments? 22 July 2010||2|
|Are there limitations when installing a wafer-type butterfly valve? 8 July 2010||2|
|Can a DCS react fast enough to prevent loss of the booster compressor? 30 June 2010||2|
|Which Programming Language Should I Learn For Process Control? 30 June 2009||2|
|Is there a flow meter that will be reliable, even with moderate particulate in the air stream? 31 March 2009||2|
|Flow Meters: What is the appropriate length of reducer and expander? 21 November 2008||2|
|Choosing Dry or Wet Reference Legs 17 October 2008||2|
|Installing a close loop for temperature control 8 October 2008||2|