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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.

65 Posts in 32 Topics by 3 members
Topic Posts Last Post
Installing a close loop for temperature control 8 October 2008 2
Extracting RMS value 7 May 2008 2
Control Valve Sizing 21 February 2008 2
Improve thermocouple response time 24 September 2007 2
Measuring waterwater pH 27 August 2007 2
Instrumentation and control resources 27 August 2007 2
Transmitter nozzle orientation 27 August 2007 2
Number of wires required for RTD sensors 27 June 2007 2
Cumulative flow measurement instrumentation 25 June 2007 2
Cause and effect charts 8 March 2007 2