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Robert B Havekost, Ken J Beoughter, Roy Faltesek: Process control system including alarm priority adjustment. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, June 16, 1998: US05768119 (282 worldwide citation)

A process control system includes an alarm and event monitoring and display system for which various users of the system can easily prioritize the alarm and event information that is displayed. The alarm and event configuration is highly flexible and is configured by a user to display particular eve ...


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Trevor D Schleiss, Mark Nixon, Terrence Lynn Blevins, Todd B Brase, Suresh Ganesamoorthi: Diagnostic expert in a process control system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, October 14, 2003: US06633782 (258 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic system for use in a process control system collects and stores in a database information pertaining to the operation of the process control system, and that uses an expert engine to apply rules for analysis to the information in the database to determine solutions to problems. The datab ...


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Ken D Krivoshein, Dan D Christensen: Process control system including automatic sensing and automatic configuration of devices. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, November 9, 1999: US05980078 (248 worldwide citation)

A digital control system with a predetermined configuration automatically senses the connection to a network of a digital device that is not included in the predetermined configuration. The digital device is assigned temporary address information and placed in a temporary state, called a standby sta ...


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Richard R Sharpe Jr, Craig R Tielens, Jon D Westbrock: Integrated communication network for use in a field device management system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, September 28, 1999: US05960214 (237 worldwide citation)

A field device management system includes an interface which provides communication between a software application implemented on the system and a set of smart field devices coupled to the system. The interface accesses information from and/or writes information to the smart field devices, a databas ...


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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Mike Lucas: Process control system user interface including selection of multiple control languages. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, September 1, 1998: US05801942 (225 worldwide citation)

A process control system includes a user interface which supports multiple IEC-1131 standard control languages and user-selection from among the control languages. From a single application routine, a user selects a control language from among a plurality of control languages including, for example, ...


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Trevor D Schleiss, Wilhelm K Wojsznis, Terrence L Blevins: Diagnostics in a process control system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall O&apos Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, October 2, 2001: US06298454 (220 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic tool automatically collects and stores data indicative of a variability parameter, a mode parameter, a status parameter and a limit parameter associated with each of the different devices, loops or function blocks within a process control system, processes the collected data to determin ...


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Stephen Gerard Hammack, Larry Oscar Jundt, J Michael Lucas, Andrew P Dove: Version control and audit trail in a process control system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, September 10, 2002: US06449624 (191 worldwide citation)

A system useful for controlling a process includes a computer-readable medium and a processor in communication with the computer-readable medium. The system further includes a first database and a second database. The first database stores first data representative of a first configuration of the pr ...


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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Mike Lucas: Process control system using standard protocol control of standard devices and nonstandard devices. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, October 27, 1998: US05828851 (189 worldwide citation)

A process controller implements and executes a standard set of function blocks or control functions defined by a standard protocol so that standard-type control is achieved with respect to non-standard-type devices. The process controller enables standard devices to implement the standard set of fun ...


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Richard R Sharpe Jr, Robert Bruck, Richard Wagenknecht, Jon D Westbrock, Craig R Tielens, James W Kieley: Interface controls for use in a field device management system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, May 11, 1999: US05903455 (186 worldwide citation)

An interface control for use in a field device management system coupled to a set of smart field devices automatically performs functions related to communication between a device, a database and a user of the management system and functions related to interfacing with a user in a manner which is tr ...


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Mark Nixon, Larry O Jundt, Robert B Havekost, Ron Ottenbacher: Process control system for monitoring and displaying diagnostic information of multiple distributed devices. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, November 30, 1999: US05995916 (183 worldwide citation)

A process control system includes a diagnostic monitoring and display functionality for viewing, in a coherent manner, diagnostic information relating to a process that operates over multiple devices and system components. Although the multiple devices and system components typically encompass widel ...