Our mission is to produce introductory and advanced instructional media in areas of high-tech learning that provide logically, well-laid-out training guides and easy-to-use reference material. We apply high-tech multimedia techniques to produce easy-to-understand, quality tutorials for our customers so they may stay current with technology while minimizing the time spent in training.
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About the Author
Dan Dumdie has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington with 30+ years experience in the process industries. He assumed overall responsibility for the very first interoperable Foundation Fieldbus installation using instruments from multiple suppliers on June 3, 1997 in the pulp and paper industry. He has published fieldbus and other articles on process control in numerous technical trade journals, including a series on advanced process control for InTech magazine. He also coauthored the TAPPI Press textbook Process Control Fundamentals for the Pulp and Paper Industry and has patented instrumentation designs.
Fieldbus Articles (PDF)
- Smooth talk among disparate devices
- Viva LAS Fieldbus
- Foundation Fieldbus has arrived & is here to stay
- Pulp mill claims a Foundation Fieldbus first
- FIELDBUS a revolution in the industry
Process Control Articles (PDF):
- Desire good process control? Try a systems approach
- Adaptive methods can achieve maximum process efficiency
- Nonlinear multivariable control made easy
- A Systems Approach to Consistency Control & Dry Stock Blend
- Paper Machine Operation – Control and Instrumentation
- Control Design – Intuition or Analysis
- A Systems Approach to Pressure Screen Control in the Pulp Mill
I found this tutorial to be well written and very useful. It is in two formats. In one format you hear the author discussing the subject while you are viewing slides that graphically illustrate each point. In addition, all of the material, including the figures and descriptive text are in a PDF file that you can print and use for reference or review at a later date. A really nice feature is the powerful search capability (more…)