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Industrial Networks

Local Ethernet networks in automated process control systems: faster, further, more reliable

This feature continues a series of articles on network solutionsfor automated process control systems. This installment looks at the use of Ethernet technologies in this space. The author cites products from Hirschmann as examples of networking equipment and standard hardware solutions for increasing the speed and reliability of control systems.

(pdf 241k)
Hardware

Switching AC/DC converters from Artesyn Technologies

This article is a continuation of a previously published reviewof power equipment from Artesyn Technologies, covering issues involved in the practical application of switching AC/DC converters. The author presents a wide variety of models with different designs, capacity, output, operational featuresand applications in various technical fields.

(pdf 368k)
Hardware
Sensors

Accessories and options for radar level-measurement instruments

One of the most important trends in level-measurementtechnology today is the growing popularity of radar. As more radar instruments with enhanced capabilities become available, plant operators have a greater choice of brands, features and options.

(pdf 154k)
System Integration
Atomic Energy

The use of an information-measurement system in the VK-50 reactor unit

This article describes the development of an information-measurement system for the VK-50 reactor unit, describing the implementation of the system onsite and analyzing the primary results of using the hardware and software that comprise the system.

(pdf 260k)
Electric Power Industry

Upgrading an automated dispatch control and administration system for an urban electric power system

The authors examine the hardware and software used to upgrade the automated dispatch control and administration system for the electric power system in the city of Korolyov (Moscow Oblast).

(pdf 294k)

Measurement unit for determining the tension in rolled sheets

This article describes the IND-7681 measurement unit, designed to determine the tension of rolled sheets in series 1700 cold rolling continuous mills. The inclusion in the unit of unique magnetoanisotropic sensors and industrial controllers from Fastwel made the IND-7681 system highly accurate and reliable, producing considerable savings after its implementation.

(pdf 261k)
Development
Metallurgy

Measurement unit for determining the tension in rolled sheets

This article describes the IND-7681 measurement unit, designed to determine the tension of rolled sheets in series 1700 cold rolling continuous mills. The inclusion in the unit of unique magnetoanisotropic sensors and industrial controllers from Fastwel made the IND-7681 system highly accurate and reliable, producing considerable savings after its implementation.

(pdf 261k)
Software
Software Tools

Advantech Studio — SCADA with Web technology support

This article examines the basic features and characteristics of the Advantech Studio suite, a basic SCADA system that affords users additional capabilities thanks to its support for current Web technologies.

(pdf 702k)

VMIC: perfect solutions for critical applications

(pdf 286k)

Ultrasonic sensors for control systems

This article presents the lineup of ultrasonic sensors from the German firm Pepperl+Fuchs, describing their basic functions and certain characteristics of their application, as well as citing concrete examples of the use of ultrasonicd sensors.

(pdf 321k)

I-SFT displays: basic features and installation

(pdf 273k)

I-SFT displays: basic features and installation

(pdf 216k)

Advanced automation technologies for Russia industry


New GENESIS32 version has arrived to Russia


Agilent Technologies and ProSoft don't keep secrets from specialists