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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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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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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Mike Lucas: Process control system using a process control strategy distributed among multiple control elements. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, February 27, 2001: US06195591 (176 worldwide citation)

A process controller implements an overall, user-developed control strategy in a process control network that includes distributed controller and field devices, such as Fieldbus and non-Fieldbus devices. A user defines the control strategy by building a plurality of function blocks and control modul ...


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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Dennis Stevenson, Mike Lucas, Ken J Beoughter: Process control system using a control strategy implemented in a layered hierarchy of control modules. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, January 19, 1999: US05862052 (174 worldwide citation)

A process controller implements an overall, user-developed control strategy in a process control network that includes distributed controller and field devices. A user defines a module control strategy by specifying function blocks that make up control modules and determine the control strategy. The ...


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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 non-standard devices. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, July 24, 2001: US06266726 (141 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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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Mike Lucas: Process control system using a process control strategy distributed among multiple control elements. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, June 1, 1999: US05909368 (129 worldwide citation)

A process controller implements an overall, user-developed control strategy in a process control network that includes distributed controller and field devices, such as Fieldbus and non-Fieldbus devices. A user defines the control strategy by building a plurality of function blocks and control modul ...


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Mark Nixon, Robert B Havekost, Larry O Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Michael G Ott, Arthur Webb, Mike Lucas, James Hoffmaster: Process control system for versatile control of multiple process devices of various device types. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Ken J Koestner, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, February 29, 2000: US06032208 (124 worldwide citation)

A process controller implements smart field device standards and other bus-based architecture standards so that communications and control among devices are performed so that the standard control operations are transparent to a user. The process controller allows attachment to a theoretically and su ...


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Robert B Havekost, Trevor D Schleiss, Michael G Ott, Cindy Scott, J Clint Fletcher: Integrated alarm display in a process control network. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, August 10, 2004: US06774786 (108 worldwide citation)

An alarm display and interface tool for use in a process control system receives and displays different categories of alarms, including for example, device alarms and hardware alarms as well as traditional process alarms, on a single display to enable an operator or other user to view and have acces ...


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Mark J Nixon, Dennis L Stevenson, Michael G Ott, Stephen G Hammack: Object-oriented programmable controller. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, March 15, 2005: US06868538 (85 worldwide citation)

An apparatus having a programmable processor and a memory for performing a plurality of user-selectable control functions includes a database for storing a plurality of items associated with each of the control functions. The items include, for each function, at least one procedure for performing an ...


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S Joe Qin, Michael G Ott, Wilhelm K Wojsznis: Method of adapting and applying control parameters in non-linear process controllers. Fisher Rosemont Systems, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, May 5, 1998: US05748467 (68 worldwide citation)

A non-linear process controller drives a process variable to be substantially equivalent to a set point based on the expected load disturbances within the process and on a measurement of the actual magnitude of set point changes. The controller uses control parameters developed in an optimal manner ...