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Tank Level Control Using PID

02/24/2015 by banumusa
This is another question about tank level control. It is pretty straightforward to control tank level using Low and high level switches (on-off cont...
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Last comment 02/25/2015 by Crabtree
 

Instrumentation - Flow

02/24/2015 by rrenison
Which flow instrument are best used on LPG applications, for example the coroilis et. and reason
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Last comment 03/01/2015 by Bud
 

Instrumentation - Level Measure

02/24/2015 by rrenison
what is the best level application on LPG facilities
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Last comment 02/28/2015 by rrenison
 

Pressure Transmitter Impulse Line Tapping

02/21/2015 by pradeepdhoni
We have process line with steam and we are measuring the pressure at two ends of the line with the first one impulse line tapping at 4.2metre from gro...
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Last comment 02/23/2015 by Iris
 

Device 87 Operation

02/20/2015 by KWASI BIMPONG
Fellow engineers, please what will be some of the contributing factors that will cause a defferential relay ( device 87) to operate any time trying to...
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Last comment 02/20/2015 by PWSlack
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Quality Control

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The Year in Test — 2015

02/27/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
What five factors will most significantly influence the path of test this year? Thirty years ago Nicholas Negroponte speculated that wired technologie...
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Testing the Driverless Car

02/09/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Testing driverless cars on the open road brings numerous challenges. Since open-road testing occurs with a human driver, along with pedestrians an...
Views: 118, Comments: 1
Last comment 02/25/2015 by NotUrOrdinaryJoe

Making Oscilloscopes Easier for the User

11/14/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
While human interfaces for consumer products have made great strides in recent years, corresponding interfaces for most instruments have not kept...
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Last comment 11/17/2014 by tcmtech
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Sensors & Switches

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Compact Terahertz Sensor Could Alleviate Airport Security Hassles

02/28/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A new security device could dramatically reduce or eliminate airport security hassles. It detects explosives, biological substances, and chemical agen...
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Big Future for Sensors in Wearable Devices

02/03/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The number of sensors in wearable devices will double this year, according to market-research firm IHS, with Apple's Apple Watch setting a de facto...
Views: 83, Comments: 1
Last comment 02/05/2015 by Tornado

Wireless, Pervasive Sensing to the Rescue

01/13/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
An article in Engineering360 discusses the growing importance of wireless sensing in process-oriented industries. The author introduces the concept...
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Electronic Test Equipment Blog

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Everyone Knows What a Test Instrument Looks Like

02/01/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
For years, advances in instrument technology remained largely invisible to the user - or at least benign. Instruments got faster and more powerful, bu...
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Last comment 02/03/2015 by James Stewart

Test Panels, Not Single Boards

01/06/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Testing a panel of printed circuit boards with a flying probe tester or a bed-of-nails incurs costs beyond testing a single board. You endure either t...
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Test Panels, Not Single Boards

01/03/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Testing a panel of printed circuit boards with a flying probe tester or a bed-of-nails incurs costs beyond testing a single board. You endure either t...
Views: 111, Comments: 0
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Scientific Instruments

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LIGO Goes Where No One Has Gone Before

01/17/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Is the creation of a black hole a rare event? What cataclysmic events shaped the solar system we know and love? Scientists at two observatories in...
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Flawed Philae Landing Still a Rousing Success

12/19/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
It only lasted for a couple of days, instead of the hoped-for six weeks, but the Philae lander from the Rosetta spacecraft still provided ground-b...
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Webb Telescope's "Heart" Unscathed

11/24/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The sensitive instruments housed in the James Webb Telescope's Integrated Science Instrument Module, or ISIM, just survived 116 days in the frigid col...
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Last comment 11/29/2014 by tcmtech
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Test & Measurement

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If It Can't Stand the Heat...

06/08/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
No, this item isn't about defective aircraft batteries, but about the VAIO Fit 11A laptop/tablet hybrid that electronics giant Sony introduced in...
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Last comment 06/11/2014 by Andy Germany

Top Five LabVIEW Rookie Mistakes

03/26/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
One quick glance at your block diagram should indicate if you're making these common mistakes. LabVIEW graphical programming is relatively unique...
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Measure from Inside the Chip

03/02/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Analyzing circuits using external instruments has become increasingly difficult because of circuit complexity and lack of access to I/O signals. Atten...
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