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Interactive Control Podcast

Interactive Control Podcast

If you work with controls as an Operator, Engineer, Maintenance Person, or Plant Manager, this podcast is for you. Our focus is on answering real questions and solving real problems with real controls experts. We will cover topics such as unit startup issues, alarm rationalization, loop tuning, instrumentation calibration, various system overviews, component breakdowns, and more.

*Voted one of the Top 20 Instrumentation Podcasts of 2021*

Questions or Topic Ideas?

The title of this podcast is Interactive Control for a reason. If you have a topic you’d like us to cover that we haven’t yet, please send me a message over LinkedIn or email me at Michelle.Rosinski@BakerHughes.com and we’ll do our best to cover it in a future episode. 

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Trailer: Interactive Control Podcast

Welcome to the trailer for Interactive Control, the place to get all your burning Industrial Control questions answered. If you work with controls as an Operator, Engineer, Maintenance Person, or even a Plant Manager, this podcast is for you. Our focus is on answering real questions and solving real problems with real controls experts. Each episode will feature one or more Industrial Control experts with various backgrounds, typically ranging from 15-30 or more years of experience in their field. Together we will cover topics such as unit startup issues, alarm rationalization, loop tuning, instrumentation calibration, various system overviews and their component breakdowns, and much more.

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Electrical Grounding for your Industrial Control System

Summary: In this episode I discuss the different types, schemes, and safety considerations around electrical grounding of your industrial control system with my guest Mariah Hake.

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Fourth Industrial Revolution with Dr. Rajeeva Kumar – Part 1

Summary: In this episode I discuss the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), with my guest Dr. Rajeeva Kumar. In part 1 of this two-part series, we discuss what 4IR is, how it compares to the previous industrial revolutions, and why it matters to users of Industrial Control Systems.

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Fourth Industrial Revolution with Dr. Rajeeva Kumar – Part 2

Summary: In this episode I discuss the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), with my guest Dr. Rajeeva Kumar. In part 2 of this two-part series, we continue our discussion on 4IR with more on edge computing, recommendations on how to get started with 4IR, and several other factors to consider including cybersecurity. Don’t forget to check out Part 1 if you missed it!

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Open Process Automation with OPAF and CPLANE.ai

Summary: In this episode I discuss open process automation and how it is transforming industrial control, with my guest Brandon Williams, co-founder of CPLANE.ai and a member of the Open Process Automation™ Forum (OPAF).

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Data Analytics and Other Tech Trends with ARC

Summary: In this episode I discuss how data analytics and other recent technology trends are impacting industrial control applications, with my guest Craig Resnick, Vice President of the ARC Advisory Group.

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Instrumentation Concerns and Recommendations

Summary: In this episode I discuss instrumentation concerns and recommendations, with my guest Djair Zanini. We cover common issues that Djair sees in his role as a Senior Mechanical Engineer responsible for mechanical solutions and instrumentation retrofits at Nexus Controls.

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Preventative Maintenance and Outage Planning

Summary: In this episode I discuss preventative maintenance and outage planning techniques that can reduce unplanned downtime and add up to big savings for your operation in the long run, with my guest Deepak Kashyap. We cover common issues that Deepak sees in his role as a Technical Support Manager and ways that these can be prevented.

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Instructor Perspective: Unit Startup Issues

Summary: In this episode I discuss how to troubleshoot unit startup issues with my guest, Juan Roman. Juan is an Industrial Control instructor and unit startup issues are one of the most frequent topics that he is asked about in his classes. He shares his thoughts on how to analyze the common potential causes.

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Part 1: Gas Turbine Operation - Basic Operational Concepts

Summary: This episode is Part 1 of a discussion on Gas Turbine Operation with my guest, Robert Hawkins. In Part 1 we cover concepts related to the basic operation of Gas Turbines, which are important to understand for effective troubleshooting when issues arise. In Parts 2 and 3 we will cover common Operational Issues and how to troubleshoot these in more detail

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Part 2: Gas Turbine Operation - Troubleshooting Startup, Shutdown, and Combustion

Summary: This is Part 2 of a discussion on Gas Turbine Operation with my guest, Robert Hawkins. In Part 1 we covered concepts related to the basic operation of Gas Turbines, which are important to understand for effective troubleshooting when issues arise. In Part 2 we cover issues that can occur with startup, shutdown, and combustion. In Part 3 we will cover considerations related to support systems, compressor performance and water wash, turbine performance, and vibration monitoring.

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Part 3: Gas Turbine Operation – Troubleshooting Support Systems, Compressors, and More

Summary: This is Part 3 of a discussion on Gas Turbine Operation with my guest, Robert Hawkins. In Part 1 we covered concepts related to the basic operation of Gas Turbines, which are important to understand for effective troubleshooting when issues arise. In Part 2 we covered issues that can occur with startup, shutdown, and combustion. In Part 3 we cover considerations related to support systems, compressor performance and water wash, turbine performance, and vibration monitoring

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