ISA NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jennifer Infantino
ISA Publishes Human-Machine Interface Design for Process Control Applications
Research Triangle Park, NC (18 December 2008) – ISA recently announced the release of Human-Machine Interface Design for Process Control Applications by Jean-Yves Fiset.
Human-Machine Interface Design for Process Control Applications aims to provide users and designers of industrial control and monitoring systems with an easy-to-use, yet effective, method to configure, design, and validate human-machine interfaces (HMIs). Such systems include distributed control systems (DCSs); supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADAs); and stand-alone units. It also details design methods, principles and rules for individual, or groups, of displays, as well as the integration of software-based and hardwired HMIs. This book will also help guide the reader on the design of HMIs for other, less common, yet important, components, such as expert systems and other electronically-displayed operating procedures. Using the knowledge contained in this book, the reader can determine how to configure or design a whole new set of displays for a system or how to enhance specific elements of an existing or planned HMI.
“This book was written to share a passion – designing human-machine interfaces that enable organizations to be more efficient and safer, and users to be more satisfied about what they do,” says Fiset, who has been involved with using and understanding complex systems for nearly 30 years.
For more information on this resource, or any of the resources that ISA offers, visit www.isa.org/books.
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