Autopro Blog

  • Control Systems 101 Q&A

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    Our recent webinar, Control Systems 101 resulted in some excellent questions being asked by participants. Here are a few that we thought would be especially informative for many of you.
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  • Mitigating Downtime During a Programmable Logic Controller Migration

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    During the last oil boom in Alberta, oil and gas companies were more focused on maximizing production than minimizing costs when it came to Programmable Logic Controller migrations.
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  • Canadian Electrical Code – IEC 61508 and 61511 to be Removed from Appendix A

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    If you have been following the recent controversy surrounding the inclusion of IEC 61508 and 61511 in the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code , you’ll be pleased to know that I have received an email from CSA stating that both the IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 standards are going to be moved OUT of the normative Appendix A of the 2018 edition of the Canadian Electrical Code!
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  • How to Minimize and Manage Project Scope Creep (video)

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    When dealing with long-term projects, scope creep is often something we are required to consider. Scope creep can become an issue when on-going changes and modifications occur without having proper control measures in place.
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