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Call for Topics 2017-2018

Call for Topics 2017-2018

ISA Will-DuPage Board of Directors invites you to submit an abstract for inclusion in the 2017-2018 Technical Presentation and Tabletop Training Sessions. As we continue to focus on increasing the Comprar Calzoncillos Calvin Klein quality of the presentations & training sessions, we will select the best topics submitted by ISA Will-DuPage members and non-members. Proposed abstracts will be reviewed by the Board of Directors, and you’ll be notified of your submittal’s status. Please note that we will only accept technical, non-commercial presentations. Submit a Topic !

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Section Meetings in the Chicago Area Survey

Section Meetings in the Chicago Area Survey

Take the survey for feedback regarding Section Meetings in the Chicago Area. Create your own user feedback survey

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Loop tuning basics: Integrating processes

Loop tuning basics: Integrating processes

The two most common categories of process responses in industrial manufacturing processes are self-regulating and integrating. A self-regulating process response to a step input change is characterized by a change of the process variable, which moves to and stabilizes (or self-regulates) at a new value.

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Are Parents Out of Touch with Careers in Manufacturing?

Are Parents Out of Touch with Careers in Manufacturing?

There’s plenty of concern about the retiring generation of industrial professionals and the potential shortage of skilled workers needed to fill new jobs created by revolutionary advances in automation and manufacturing technology. Industry leaders remain hyper-focused on the challenges of encouraging high school and college students to pursue industrial careers.

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CSIA gives Morley first lifetime achievement award

CSIA gives Morley first lifetime achievement award

System integrators credit PLC inventor with paving way for their profession.
In a surprise move during the April 21 awards dinner at their 2016 executive conference, members of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) revealed that they recently gave “father of the PLC” Dick Morley the organization’s first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.

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How Do You Pick a Flowmeter?

How Do You Pick a Flowmeter?

This is an excerpt from the March/April 2014 issue of InTech magazine and was written by Walt Boyes, a principal at Spitzer and Boyes LLC, a technology consulting firm. Picking a flowmeter takes both knowledge of the types of meters available and the kind of empirically derived knowledge that comes from experience. If you are like most people, you first think about the types of meters, their features, and their hardware and software. You might start to build the meter from the application requirements. You might list all the types […]

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Where the jobs are: The new blue collar

Where the jobs are: The new blue collar

MORE THAN 2.5 MILLION GOOD-PAYING JOBS WILL BE CREATED IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS. WILL WORKERS KNOW HOW TO GET THEM?

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Pure Partnership, Lasting Legacy

Pure Partnership, Lasting Legacy

Ed Meyers’ lasting legacy is remember in the Control Magazine September 2014 article by Jim Montague. Read the full article Here!

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Spring Chickens

Spring Chickens

Jim Montague from Control Magazine attended our March Technical Meeting which was held at Joliet Junior College to showcase the PCIT program.  Jim wrote about the program in his September 2014 article. Read the entire article Here!

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Bela Liptak Spends an Evening with the ISA, Will-DuPage Section!

Bela Liptak Spends an Evening with the ISA, Will-DuPage Section!

From Control Magazine, June 2014 Issue: Lipták Talks Nuke Plant Safety at Harrah’s ISA Will-DuPage chapter scores visit from process control master and editor of the Instrument Engineers’ Handbook. Control’s legendary contributor and editor of the Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, Béla Lipták, made a rare Midwestern appearance on May 22 at the ISA Will-Page Section’s technical meeting at Harrah’s Casino in Joliet, Illinois. He talked about “Fukushima Failures and the Next Generation of Nuclear Power Plants” to close to 70 attendees, and described how au tomatic controls could have prevented recent […]

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