publication . Article . 2007


Sirkka-Liisa Jamsa-Jounela;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007 Journal: IFAC Proceedings Volumes, volume 40, pages 1-10 (issn: 1474-6670, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Finland
The importance of automation in the process industries has increased dramatically in recent years. In the highly industrialized countries, process automation serves to enhance product quality, master the whole range of products, improve process safety and plant availability, efficiently utilize resources and lower emissions. In the rapidly developing countries, mass production is the main motivation for applying process automation. The greatest demand for process automation is in the chemical industry, power generating industry, and petrochemical industry; the fastest growing demand for hardware, standard software and services of process automation is in the pha...
free text keywords: future trends, process automation, future trends, Process Automation, Process automation system, ISA100.11a, Fieldbus, Pharmaceutical industry, business.industry, business, Manufacturing engineering, Automation, Work in process, Process safety, Engineering, Asset management
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