ISA NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jennifer Infantino
ISA Releases New Edition of Foundation™ Fieldbus
Research Triangle Park, NC (21 October 2008) – ISA recently announced the release of Foundation™ Fieldbus, 3rd Edition by Ian Verhappen and Augusto Pereira.
Ian Verhappen and Augusto Pereira, control systems engineers with a high level of experience involving Foundation Fieldbus installation, collaborate to provide a reference for gaining knowledge on H1 protocol life cycle, design considerations, installation tips, and commissioning. In addition they provide operations and maintenance tips that can be utilized by design engineers, control system engineers, and instrumentation technicians.
The third edition of Foundation™ Fieldbus has expanded knowledge on network design by covering power distribution and power supply requirements. It includes rules for cabling length, documentation requirements, a commissioning checklist, topology diagrams, system sizing formulas, and tips for integrating with other systems. This helpful resource gives an explanation of the variety of forms of Fieldbus Power Conditioners such as Fieldbus Intrinsic Safety Concept (FISCO) coupled with a range of configuration and troubleshooting tips.
For more information on this resource, or any of the resources that ISA offers, visit www.isa.org/books.
Founded in 1945, ISA (www.isa.org) is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts the largest conference and exhibition for automation professionals in the Western Hemisphere. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).