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Implementing a FOUNDATION Fieldbus Project - User Guide Series 2013


user_guide_page_webThe User Guide - Implementing a FOUNDATION Fieldbus Project has been published in eight parts containing chapters and sections that have developed into a final, complete document.

Each Part of the User Guide series highlights the various aspects of a project that need to be considered to integrate FOUNDATION fieldbus technology successfully into the process automation infrastructure of an enterprise. The sections build up a summary of the key considerations associated with each of the main phases of the project - Project Management; Project Investment; Project Design & Engineering; Project Implementation; Operations & Maintenance. All 8 parts have now been published!

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User Guide Table of Contents:



Chapter 1

Introducing the User Guide

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User Guide - Implementing a FOUNDATION Fieldbus Project


1.1: Executive Summary


1.2: Recommended Technical Resources


Chapter 2

Overview of FOUNDATION Fieldbus

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Chapter 3

FOUNDATION Fieldbus Project Management - Minimising Project Risk


3.1: Proven Technology


3.2: Project Evaluation

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3.3: Training


3.4: Project Partners


3.5: Procedures, Work Processes and Documentation


3.6: Risk Management


3.7: Testing

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Chapter 4

FOUNDATION Fieldbus Project Investment


 4.1: Project Planning - CAPEX


4.2: Project Engineering and Installation - CAPEX

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4.3: Commissioning - CAPEX


4.4: Project Start-Up - CAPEX

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4.5: Operations and Maintenance - OPEX

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Chapter 5

FOUNDATION Fieldbus Project Design & Engineering


5.1: Host Selection Considerations


5.2: Field Device Selection Considerations


5.3: Segment Component Selection Considerations

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5.4: Network/Segment Topology Design Considerations


5.5: Host/Device Interoperability Testing


Chapter 6

FOUNDATION Fieldbus Project Implementation - Conclusion & Checklist







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