The mindset of management toward process control has also contributed to the demise of process control. Is management’s view that process control is just a few buttons to click to maintain the process, maintain the system; and, there is no need for experienced process engineers? It’s a plug-n-play item, right?
The process industry functions in complex operating environments utilizing sophisticated systems with high degrees of automation. Many of these environments, such as oil refineries, hazardous chemical production, and food processing, have high degrees of risk and must provide a product of highest quality in a safe manner. The performance of these environments can be defined […]