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Introduction to Industrial Instrumentation

What is Instrumentation?          Instrumentation is the art and science of measuring and control. The relevant process information [indication, trends, or status] is made available at a predetermined location in a predetermined manner. Moreover, it regulates the parameter within or at a set value. Instrumentation gives the plant operator the tools they need to run the facility safely, …

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What is HART Protocol?

HART Overview HART Technology It has undergone continuous development, up to and including automation products now shipping with built-in Wireless HART Communication. How does the HART protocol work? HART Communication protocol What is a Bell 202 telephone communication standard? Frequency Shift Keying HART Networks The HART Protocol allows digital communication with field devices in two …

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Skills Required by Instrumentation Technicians

Who is an instrument technician? A person who works as an instrumentation technician should be able to test, maintain, and fix instruments that are used to record and report data. The majority of instrumentation technicians work for manufacturing facilities, ensuring that machinery is functioning correctly, safely, and effectively. An instrumentation technician will test, calibrate, install, …

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Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID)

What is P&ID? P&ID stands for piping and instrumentation diagrams. It is a very basic engineering drawing. It describes all piping related components in the process flow of process industries. It shows all pipes which include the physical sequence of branches, valves, equipment, reducers, instrumentation and control devices with its interlock etc. What is included …

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What is the difference between OT & IT networks?

What is an OT network? Operational technology (OT) is a combination of both software and hardware to direct monitoring and control various devices, physical structures, and infrastructure. Operational technology is used for monitoring various processes in a company ranging from critical infrastructure to managing robots. OT is widely used in industrial control systems, such as …

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What is Industrial Automation and What are its Components?

What is industrial automation? Automation is the use of machines, control systems, and information technologies to optimize productivity in the manufacturing processes with little human involvement. Industrial automation helps us to process the plant operation in more optimized conditions by using various control systems such as Programmable Logic Circuit (PLC), Human-machine Interface (HMIs), and robotics. …

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PLC vs. DCS, Difference between PLC and DCS

See below: PLC DCS Difference between PLC & DCS PLC: PLC is electronic systems that operate digitally and are designed for use in industrial environments, where the system uses programmable memory for internal storage instructions that implement specific functions such as logic, sequences, timing, enumeration and arithmetic operations to control machines DCS: A Distributed Control …

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