Case history: Quantifying the benefits of alarm management
By using timely alarms that lead an operator to corrective actions, the goals are to improve plant safety, to increase efficiency and to reduce environmental constraint limit violations.
The role of the process console operator has evolved. These
operators are responsible for more equipment (assets),
instrumentation, control loops and alarms. The process console
operator role has become more complex with the advancement of
the distributed control system (DCS).
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