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US20150261200 UPDATING AND UTILIZING DYNAMIC PROCESS SIMULATION IN AN OPERATING PROCESS ENVIRONMENT  
A simulation system that includes interconnected simulation blocks which use process models to perform simulation activities for a process plant is integrated into a process control environment...
US20080125876 TOP DRIVE INTERLOCK  
Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to methods and apparatus for improving top drive operations. In one embodiment a method of ensuring safe operation of a top drive includes...
US20100305718 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING AND EVALUATING EQUIPMENT OPERATING PARAMETER MODIFICATIONS  
A method and system is provided that includes receiving a current setpoint value from a controller that operates at least one piece of equipment according to the current setpoint value, the...
US20070176732 Redundant automation system comprising a master and a standby automation device  
The invention concerns a redundant computerizing system comprising additionally to a master programmable automaton and a standby programmable automaton, a computerized monitoring device enabling a...
US20110224807 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND EVENT PROCESSING METHOD OF THE SAME  
A communication apparatus in the present invention is an intercom (103) that notifies a television (101) connected via a network (120) of occurrence of an event, and includes: an event message...
US20140249653 USE OF PREDICTORS IN PROCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS WITH WIRELESS OR INTERMITTENT PROCESS MEASUREMENTS  
A control technique that enables the use of slow or intermittently received process variable values in a predictor based control scheme without the need to change the control algorithm includes a...
US20060089729 Safety and power saving device for a kitchen ventilator  
The present invention relates to a safety and power-saving device for a kitchen ventilator comprising: a setup unit employed to send out a signal for controlling the operating time of the...
US20100241247 Embedded dynamic alarm control system  
A system and method for performing modeling, prediction, optimization and control, which would permit what is, described herein as embedded alarm control. In the proposed method of embedding alarm...
US20090299542 Collaborative Defense of Energy Distribution Protection and Control Devices  
A method is disclosed for preventing malicious settings changes to IEDs in a power transmission and distribution network. Attempted changes to the protection settings of an IED is detected and...
US20090228118 METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING SOFTWARE MODULES  
A method for distributing software modules to control units, the software modules being assigned to the control units while taking safety-relevant classification features into consideration.
US20100036542 SYSTEM FOR SETTING A POSITIONING MEMBER  
In a system or method for setting a positioning member, a pneumatic positioning drive actuates the positioning member, the pneumatic positioning drive having at least two control positions and a...
US20100241243 Method for the Computer-Assisted Exploration of States of a Technical System  
A method for the computer-assisted exploration of states of a technical system is provided. The states of the technical system are run by carrying out an action in a respective state of the...
US20110022191 PREVENTING DISRUPTIVE COMPUTER EVENTS DURING MEDICAL PROCEDURES  
A computer-implemented system for process control has two operating modes: normal mode and active procedure mode, with automatic transition between them. In normal mode, the operating system,...
US20100036508 ENABLING NON-INTEROPERABILITY AMONG TRANSCEIVERS OF DEVICES  
Enabling non-interoperability among transceivers of devices. A method includes transmitting a signal at a predefined symbol rate by a first transceiver of a first device of a first plurality of...
US20070255431 MONITORING AND CONTROLLING AN AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT  
A system and method for monitoring and controlling an aquatic environment thus regulating the aquatic environment and maximizing the stability of the aquatic ecosystem. This system uses sensor and...
US20100305789 MARINE VESSEL CONTROL SYSTEM, MARINE VESSEL PROPULSION SYSTEM, AND MARINE VESSEL  
A marine vessel control system includes a control unit, a first communication bus, a second communication bus, and an auxiliary device connection section. The control unit includes a main output...
US20090299493 SYSTEM FOR OPERATING A PLANT  
The invention relates to a system for operating a plant. The plant comprises a data equipment. The data equipment is provided at the location of the plant itself. The 5 data equipment comprising a...
US20120035746 AUTOMATIC RECEIVING, INSPECTION, INVENTORY MANAGEMENT AND REPORTING USING WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS  
A system for managing an inventory of process control devices in a process plant includes a computer workstation, a database storing instrument specification data for one or more process control...
US20150100137 HART CHANNEL INTERFACE COMPONENT INCLUDING REDUNDANCY  
A channel interface component including redundancy within a control system with highway addressable remote transfer (HART) channels is provided. In one embodiment, a circuit includes: at least two...
US20120253481 HART CHANNEL INTERFACE COMPONENT INCLUDING REDUNDANCY  
A channel interface component including redundancy within a control system with highway addressable remote transfer (HART) channels is provided. In one embodiment, a circuit includes: at least two...
US20100280631 Method and Apparatus for Controlling a Distributed Automation System  
A method and an apparatus for controlling a distributed automation system, wherein the method comprises determining global constraint rules according to the cooperative relationships between...
US20090265217 SYSTEM FOR TRIGGERING TERMINALS  
A method and a system are proposed, wherein all the terminals of a physical unit and a control appliance are connected to a physically separate control center via a base terminal appliance. This...
US20090276060 Mobile Function Block for a PLC Based Distributed Control System  
Methods and architectures are described that provide function block mobility between PLCs. Each PLC configured with Mobile Function Blocks (MFBs) may forward and execute MFBs from each other. To...
US20110087211 TISSUE-PENETRATING GUIDEWIRES WITH SHAPED TIPS, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Tissue-penetrating guidewires with shaped tips, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A patient treatment system in accordance with one embodiment of the disclosure includes a...
US20100222897 DISTRIBUTED FAULT DIAGNOSIS  
A distributed diagnosis algorithm based on a multi-signal digraph model of an overall system is provided. In addition, a model enables the generation of a fault-test dependency matrix (D-matrix),...
US20080103629 Diagnostic device for use in process control system  
The diagnostic device for detecting a failure of a sensing means, which sensing means comprises a recording means for repeatedly recording pairs of two absolute pressure values, the absolute...
US20100152867 UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION OF AUTOMATION COMPONENTS  
The invention relates to a method for the explicit identification of at least one component of an automation system. The aim of the invention is to propose a method for the explicit identification...
US20100286797 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TESTING SAFETY AUTOMATION LOGIC OF A MANUFACTURING CELL  
A method for testing the safety automation logic used in a manufacturing cell includes recording control signals of a safety-related component such as an E-Stop, light curtain, gate lock, or a...
US20100241246 PLANT CONTROL SYSTEM AND INTERLOCK FACTOR SPECIFYING METHOD  
To provide a plant control system that has 1) a function of creating and executing a uniform control program for diagnosing an interlock condition, 2) a function of displaying a ladder circuit...
US20060212144 Light barrier having separate output signals  
A contact-less safety device, i.e., a safety device operating without contact has an interface for the transmission of output signals to connectable appliances for signal processing. The output...
US20070198100 HYBRID FIELD DEVICE CABLING WITH INDUSTRIAL NETWORK AND OPERATING POWER  
The disclosed principles provide for a digital industrial network and related method of maintaining and operating a system. An industrial network constructed according to the disclosed principles...
US20100131081 Systems and methods for motion control  
A system for communicating with a motion control system, comprising a set of motion operations, a set of functions, a set of security levels, and client software. The functions are capable of...
US20070229216 Device control system, control unit and device control method for use therewith  
The present invention provides a device control system that can automatically switch the control units to eliminate the stop time of a device, and increase the utilization efficiency of the...
US20050004684 System and method for adjusting a control model  
A technique for adjusting a control model includes: (a) at a local site, receiving control information from at least one sensor, the at least one sensor measuring information pertaining to the...
US20090222107 Modular safety switching system  
A modular safety device (10) is set forth for the safe deactivation of actuators (22, 24) which form a hazard source, said safety device having a control module (12) with a central safety...
US20100234968 SAFETY CONTROL DEVICE  
To obtain a safety control device capable of shortening a response time without using a high-speed CPU, command judging units judge whether an output command that has been input is an ON command...
US20100125372 Apparatus For Fault Tolerant Digital Inputs  
An input termination board for use with an industrial controller in a safety system is disclosed herein. The industrial controller may be populated with standard input modules according to the...
US20100198991 DUPLEXED FIELD CONTROLLER  
There is provided a duplexed field controller. The duplexed field controller includes: first and second control units between which a control authority is switchable; a first application clock...
US20070078528 Predictive fault determination for a non-stationary device  
A predictive fault determining system includes a non-stationary operating device and a stationary fault determining device that communicates with the operating device using wireless transmissions....
US20090216345 Fault-Tolerant Wireless Irrigation System  
A node of a fault-tolerant system relies upon a primary communication mechanism, when possible, for primary connection to a central server. The node monitors its primary connection to the server....
US20060064179 Method for detecting and managing faults, particularly for industrial machines  
A method for detecting and managing faults, particularly for industrial machines comprising the steps of detecting the faulty component by way of a plurality of sensors distributed on the machine,...
US20090096407 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOTELY DETERMINING THE RELIABILITY OF A DC MOTOR SYSTEM  
A method and system for remotely predicting the reliability and the remaining time before failure for an DC motor system is provided. The method and system may remotely determine the reliability...
US20080269918 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING THE RESTARTING OF AUTOMATIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT  
The present invention relates to a method for managing the restarting of automatic control equipment, consisting in: backing up, on an outage of the main electrical power supply, in a non-volatile...
US20090234464 INTERFACE INFORMATION OUTPUTTING SYSTEM  
An interface information outputting system that maintains consistency between control parameter data set in a control information terminal by an operator and control parameter data set in an...
US20100114335 Universal medical device control consol  
A control consol is disclosed for controlling one or more medical devices. The control consol communicates to at least one medical device, and at least one peripheral module associated with the...
US20090177290 Safety controller  
The present invention relates to a SPC comprising at least one data processing means for realizing a first data channel 1 and a second data channel 2, and comprising a data transmission means 3...
US20100222896 Method of Providing Data Access in an Industrial Automation System, Computer Program Product and Industrial Automation System  
In an industrial automation system comprising a plurality of industrial control devices connected to an industrial communication network, control and/or supervision functions of the industrial...
US20110245959 Asynchronous Control of Machine Motion  
A method of machine control can include providing at least a system master signal, selectively synchronizing at least sub-system master signal to the system master signal based on the value of the...
US20100211192 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED ANALYSIS OF ALARM DATA TO SUPPORT ALARM RATIONALIZATION  
A method includes receiving at least one search parameter, where the at least one search parameter defines one or more restrictions on types of event patterns. The method also includes searching a...
US20110153035 Sensor Failure Detection System And Method  
This disclosure relates to a system and method for detecting sensor failure and controlling a machine. The system includes a plurality of physical sensors, an electronic control module operably...

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