As automation continues to be a growing component of the water industry, new technologies and applications are constantly being developed and are producing great benefits. This manual will introduce you to the technological advancements and present you with the elements and standards of a...
As automation continues to be a growing component of the water industry, new technologies and applications are constantly being developed and are producing great benefits. This manual will introduce you to the technological advancements and present you with the elements and standards of a complete automation design. Ideal for designers, utility managers, and operators. Published by WEF. Soft cover, 663 pages. 2013.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Automation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities
Chapter 2: The Business Case for Automation
Chapter 3: Complete Automation Design
Chapter 4: Process and Instrumentation Diagram
Chapter 5: Process Control Narratives
Chapter 6: Specifications
Chapter 7: Process Control Strategies
Chapter 8: General Instrument Characteristics
Chapter 9: Sensors
Chapter 10: Final Control Element
Chapter 11: Communications and Connectivity
Chapter 12: Physical and Cyber Security
Chapter 13: Human–Machine Interfaces
Chapter 14: Process Controllers
Chapter 15: Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Chapter 16: Control Systems Training
Order No: P130003
Publisher: Water Environment Federation
Automation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities is also available as an e-book for the Apple iPad or Amazon Kindle.
Read the book review in the March 2015 Issue of Water Environment & Technology.
Chapters 3 (Complete Automation Design), 7 (Process Control Strategies) and 9 (Sensors) are also available for sale separately.
This book was prepared by the Automation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities Task Force of the Water Environment Federation.
About the Task Force Chair:
Robert D. Hill, Ph.D., P.E., is an environmental engineer with more than 28 years of experience in design, operation, and maintenance of water and wastewater supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. He has played a key role in numerous projects, including the design of two sophisticated water resource recovery facility control systems for the City of Roseville, California; design of the SCADA system for Richardson, Texas; development of control system or technology master plans for 15 utilities; and development of operations optimization software for several water systems. Bob was the Principal Investigator for the 2002 Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) project on Sensing and Control Systems: A Review of Municipal and Industrial Experiences as well as the Principal Investigator for WERF ’s Optimizing Biotreatment: Integrated Process Models and Control Technology. Bob was also Task Force Chair for the previous edition of this Manual of Practice, which was published in 2006.