• ISA106, Procedure Automation for Continuous Process Operations


    Scope

    Committee work products will apply to continuous processing applications, addressing topics including:

    • Models and terminology
    • Modularization of procedural steps to foster re-use and lower TCO
    • Exception handling for abnormal situations
    • Physical, procedural, and application models
    • Process unit orientation with operational perspective
    • Recommended best practices
    • Implementation of start up, shutdown, abnormal situations, hold states, and transition logic
    • Recommended target platform (i.e. control system vs. safety system) for different types of procedures
    • Lifecycle management best practices
    • Training and certification best practices

    Purpose

    To develop standards, recommended practices, and technical reports on the design and implementation of procedures for automating continuous process operations

    The Co-chairs of this committee are Dr. Yahya Nazer and Bill Wray.

    The Secretary is Charlie Green.

    The Editor is Dave Emerson.

    The Managing Director is Dr. Maurice Wilkins.

    Please contact Charley Robinson for more information.

  • Contacts

    Voting Member Chair
    Yahya Nazer


    Voting Member Chair
    William Wray


    Voting Member Managing Director
    David Lee


    Voting Member
    Dustin Beebe


    Voting Member
    Terry Coffman


    Voting Member
    Randy Dwiggins


    Voting Member
    David Emerson


    Voting Member
    Charles Green


    Voting Member
    Charbel Nemer


    Voting Member
    Kevin Patel


    Voting Member
    Dale Reed


    Voting Member
    Jeffrey Richter


    Voting Member
    Laura Sheets


    Voting Member
    Leon Steinocher


    Voting Member
    Bruce Sun


    Voting Member
    August Tassin


    Voting Member
    Robert Whitaker


    Voting Member
    Maurice Wilkins


    Voting Member
    Thomas Williams


    Alternate Member
    Lance Abbott


    Alternate Member
    David Funderburg


    Alternate Member
    Wayne Hawkins


    Alternate Member
    Makio Ishikawa


    Alternate Member
    Chris Morse


    Alternate Member
    Mark Nixon


    Alternate Member
    Marcus Tennant


    Staff Contact
    Rob Breiner


    Staff Contact
    Charley Robinson