Archive for APM

“If It Ain’t Broke, Prevent It From Breaking:” IoT and IoE in Prescriptive Maintenance for Turbines

How IoT and IoE are Impacting Power Generation via Prescriptive Maintenance of Turbines From a mechanical standpoint, turbines are engineering marvels. These massive machines have thousands of delicate moving parts, each with precision tolerances necessary to achieve maximum efficiency and complex maintenance routines. Even a minute disturbance in the turbine’s system can trigger a catastrophic […]

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Industrial IoT Improves Solar Farm Operating Performance

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) provides technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing, and financial services for projects in the hydrocarbon, infrastructure, power, process manufacturing and defense industries. Its L&T Solar division designs and builds solar power plants with a range of capacities and has gained expertise in a variety of solar technologies. ARC Advisory Group recently had the […]

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Enterprise Impact Bridges Process and Discrete Gap

Process and discrete manufacturing processes and automation equipment are vastly different.  Process automation systems utilize closed-loop feedback control of process variable measurements to control automated processes.  Discrete automation typically relies on on/off, logic, and/or motion control to produce and assemble discretely identifiable products.  Historically, process and discrete automation have functioned in separate universes.  This separation […]

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Cognitive analytics for industrial use: Part 2

Note: This is the second blog of a two-part series examining some of the differences among advanced analytics techniques, including cognitive analytics. This post applies the examination to the example of asset failure prediction as part of an overall asset performance management (APM) strategy. If you missed it, read Part 1. I’ve stated numerous times that […]

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Cognitive analytics for industrial use: Part 1

Note: This is the first blog of a two-part series examining some of the differences among advanced analytics techniques. This post discusses some of the differences between cognitive analytics and single-layer algorithm analysis, discussing the example of asset failure prediction as part of an overall asset performance management (APM) strategy. What Do Cognitive Analytics Try to […]

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