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Free telemetry packet processing software (TPS)

November 4, 2018, 5:16 pm

Free telemetry packet processing software See the zip file 'TPSDIST.ZIP' free download at: http://www.microscitech.com towards bottom of home page We stopped developing TPS in 2009, when it ran ... Read more »

Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations An Introduction by K. ...

October 5, 2018, 2:30 pm

trustsolutionsteam@hotmail.com t r u s t s o l u t i o n s t e a m @ h o t m a i l . c o m trustsolutionsteam(at)hotmail.com We're a team found for providing solution manuals to help students i... Read more »

Principle Behind Sisotool Optimization Tuning Method

July 26, 2018, 3:08 pm

Hello, I designed a controller through sisotool by using the auto tuning: Optimization Based Tuning Method. I want to learn the idea behind this method, like what is the optimzation function? How ... Read more »

Peter Ponders PID YouTube Channel

July 22, 2017, 7:21 pm

https://www.youtube.com/user/pnachtwey The name sounds basic but I am actually targeting control professionals and those with math skills to understand the math behind the control theory. This ch... Read more »

Mapping positive definite matrix through a similarity transformation

May 25, 2017, 10:17 pm

Hello all, This is my first post on the group. I'm hoping that the group can help me b etter understand something. I'm designing a feedback controller with LQR in Matlab. My LTI model (A,B,C an ... Read more »

New Video: Implementing the PID Controller in Software

September 8, 2016, 2:13 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVqJ7uRGwoA -- Tim Wescott Control systems, embedded software and circuit design I'm looking for work! See my website if you're interested http://www.wescottdes... Read more »

Being an electrical engineer come new here and asking something.

August 31, 2016, 11:26 am

Greetings to all, I am new here. I am an electrical engineer. I had been using siemens products(s7 s5 wincc ) for over ten years. Recently, I found this group and joined in. It seems that it is PID ... Read more »

Learning Root Locus is Useless ( well almost, but I have never used it. )

August 21, 2016, 2:10 am

My videos will concentrate on what people need to know using the tools taht are available today. I despise the propagation of old techniques like Z-N . They are a waste of time and misleading. ... Read more »

Video: What is a PID Controller?

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May 4, 2016, 9:48 pm

Just posted a video. It's my first real effort and, as videos go, rough as a cob -- but I think the information is solid. I have a 15-minute time limit -- trying to fit an informative video into ... Read more »

Got SHITmadzu in your lab?

May 13, 2015, 1:08 pm

Working with a group in another lab who are using Shimadzu HPLC... what a freaking nightmare! Equipment doesn't work and Shimadzu service doesn't work either.... constantly down or broken! Reminde... Read more »

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single-phase alpha-beta / dq transformation

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Hello everyone. I am currently working on a single phase converter and need a to controll the current. In my struggle to design the control-system I have found out that it would become much easier ... Read more »


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I am using RSLOGIX with Windows 98. I had no problem for the last several weeks communicating with our SLC500 equipment, until today... I hook up the laptop to the SLC500 via a 1747-PIC. When I do ... Read more »

Question on refinery distillation column behaviour

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I have a debutanizer column with feed consist of C1 hydrocarbon up to 180degC FBP Heavy Naphtha cut. The column is meant to split light hydrocarbon which ends up at the top and naphtha (light and hea... Read more »

Question (from a layman) about torque

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I recently used a surplus windshield wiper motor in a drum coffee roaster application. The drum has an 11 inch diameter, and the motor can reliably do about 5 pounds of coffee beans. It's coupled wit... Read more »

Advantages & Disadvantage of SCADA system?

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Any body please tell me briefly what are the Advantages & Disadvantage of SCADA system? in practical world?. best regards, Rizwan Read more »

Need Omron S3D manual

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I need a manual or any other documentation on using the Omron S3D/S3D-P Sensor Controller and programmer. I can't seem to find much info at all on the web on these items. Can someone lead me to a d... Read more »

Foundation Fieldbus Microcontrollers

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Hi Everybody, I am trying to build a positioner with Foundation Fieldbus support. The system architecture would consist of: a. Analog In (4 - 20 mA for position set-point input in manual mode). b. An... Read more »

DCS... PLC... and DSP...

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Hello ... Saw this topic on the newsgroup quite sometime ago. Will like to share my views. PLC are machines that perform control function via it's input and output port. It can be a very complex syst... Read more »

Generating "Random" values in PLC-5/SLC500

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Anybody have a clever way of doing this? I have been using a maximal length ring counter to create 65536 pseudo random steps, which is about all you can expect, but I wonder if there is a more clev... Read more »

Temperature control

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Hi guys. I am new to control area. I have got a task. There is room with central heating, fancoil, ventilation, warm floor, one window, one door. And I have to develop system that would be able to ke... Read more »

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