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Mark Nixon, Michael Lucas, Arthur Webb, Herschel Koska, Jian Li, Larry Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Robert Havekost, Michael Ott: Module class objects in a process plant configuration system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, May 9, 2006: US07043311 (75 worldwide citation)

A configuration system for a process plant uses module class objects to assist in configuring, organizing and changing the control and display activities within the process plant. Each module class object generically models or represents a process entity, such as a unit, a piece of equipment, a cont ...


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Mark J Nixon, Robert Havekost, Ken Beoughter: Interconnected zones within a process control system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, October 30, 2007: US07289994 (27 worldwide citation)

A process control system includes multiple zones containing process control network communicatively interconnected to exchange information necessary to monitor the system and to perform process control. Each zone may include an inter-zone server that controls the exchange of information between the ...


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Cindy Scott, Gary Law, Michael G Ott, Godfrey Sherriff, Robert Havekost: Integrated diagnostics in a process plant having a process control system and a safety system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, December 13, 2005: US06975966 (19 worldwide citation)

A process plant includes a safety system that is physically and logically integrated with a process control system such that the safety system and the process control system can use common communication, diagnostic and display hardware and software within the process plant while still providing func ...


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Michael Ott, Gary Law, Dennis Stevenson, Robert Havekost, Julian Naidoo, Godfrey R Sherriff: Function block implementation of a cause and effect matrix for use in a process safety system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, May 24, 2005: US06898468 (14 worldwide citation)

A cause and effect function block, which can be easily integrated into a function block diagram programming environment in a process plant safety system to implement the cause and effect logic specified by a traditional cause and effect matrix, includes a set of cause inputs and a set of effect outp ...


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Cindy Scott, Robert Havekost, Todd Reeves: Method and system for integrated alarms in a process control system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, April 18, 2006: US07030747 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and system for integrating alarms is provided. An external alarm is received at a process control system and includes an external tag. An internal alarm that is associated with the external alarm is determined based on a map. An internal tag associated with the external tag is also determin ...


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Michael G Ott, Gary Law, Dennis Stevenson, Robert Havekost, Godfrey Sherriff: Voter logic block including operational and maintenance overrides in a process control system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, October 31, 2006: US07130703 (5 worldwide citation)

A voter function block, which can be integrated into a function block diagram programming environment in a process plant control or safety system, implements voter logic in conjunction with providing operational and maintenance overrides which may be set to override individual inputs to the voter fu ...


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Michael G Ott, Gary Law, Dennis Stevenson, Robert Havekost, Godfrey Sherriff: Voter logic block including operational and maintenance overrides in a process control system. Marshall Gerstein & Borun, December 16, 2004: US20040255013-A1

A voter function block, which can be integrated into a function block diagram programming environment in a process plant control or safety system, implements voter logic in conjunction with providing operational and maintenance overrides which may be set to override individual inputs to the voter fu ...


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Cindy Scott, Gary Law, Michael G Ott, Godfrey Sherriff, Robert Havekost: Integrated diagnostics in a process plant having a process control system and a safety system. Marshall Gerstein & Borun, July 29, 2004: US20040148130-A1

A process plant includes a safety system that is physically and logically integrated with a process control system such that the safety system and the process control system can use common communication, diagnostic and display hardware and software within the process plant while still providing func ...


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Mark Nixon, Michael Lucas, Arthur Webb, Herschel Koska, Jian Li, Larry Jundt, Dennis Stevenson, Robert Havekost, Michael Ott: Module class objects in a process plant configuration system. Marshall Gerstein & Borun, October 7, 2004: US20040199925-A1

A configuration system for a process plant uses module class objects to assist in configuring, organizing and changing the control and display activities within the process plant. Each module class object generically models or represents a process entity, such as a unit, a piece of equipment, a cont ...


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Mark J Nixon, Robert Havekost, Ken Beoughter: Interconnected zones within a process control system. Marshall Gerstein & Borun, August 15, 2002: US20020111948-A1

A process control system includes multiple zones containing process control network communicatively interconnected to exchange information necessary to monitor the system and to perform process control. Each zone may include an inter-zone server that controls the exchange of information between the ...