Expert Forums:

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.

64 Posts in 32 Topics by 2 members
Topic Posts Last Post
Control pressure at discharge 26 January 2007 2
Pneumatic conveyor sensor 12 January 2007 2
Control conveyor velocity 14 November 2006 2
Avoid excessive heat flux 13 November 2006 2
Signal error in coriolis flow meter 13 November 2006 2
Learning process control 18 October 2006 2
Reliable methods of measuring the level in ammonia chillers 17 October 2006 2
Cyclone blockage 24 May 2006 2