May 1999

Fieldbus Technology

Getting started with fieldbus – a primer

Use these guidelines to set up an experimental Foundation fieldbus system

Wheatman, S., Honeywell Industrial Automation and Control

S. WHEATMAN, Honeywell Industrial Automation & Control, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania       Comments? Write: While fieldbus is being promoted as the next great breakthrough in industrial process control, many users are hesitant to convert to this new technology. Guidelines are presented on how to take part in this revolution by discussing what to expect, what is needed to get started and what practices will ensure the fullest and safest approach to migration. These recommend

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