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Achieving Excellence In Operations

Requires Operator Support… Many organizations have appointed a leader to initiate an excellence philosophy for operations and the first thing they discover, improving operations is a major challenge for most managers. Indeed, multiple pressures – competition, more stringent regulation as well as investor and stakeholder expectations – are driving leaders to focus heavily on improving…

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Two major things to account for in Control Room Design

There are two major aspects of control room design that should be taken into account, these are: 1. The suitability of the structure of the control room to withstand possible major hazards events; and 2. The layout of control rooms and the arrangement of panels, VDUs etc to ensure effective ergonomic operation of the plant…

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WWTP Operator – The poor cousin? (Award winning paper from David Lee)

WWTP Operator – The poor cousin? Opportunities for Better Control Room Design David Lee MIChemE, CEng1* 1User Centered Design Services Inc., 48412 North Black Canyon Highway, PMB #99, New River, Arizona 85087, USA (*correspondence: dlee@mycontrolroom.com, 336.816.1419) KEYWORDS Control Room Design, Human Factors, ISO 11064, Ergonomics, Waste Water ABSTRACT It is an unfortunate fact of life…

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Designing Your Control Room

UCDS has in-depth experience in designing control rooms and modifying existing field shelters. Our process is compliant with the ISO 11064 Ergonomic Design Standard for Control Buildings. We interview management, supervision and a significant group of the operators to understand functional requirements, what works well in the existing environment, and identification and correction of problems…

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Ucds Podcast 1

mycontrolroom.com’s first podcast. This is our overview video. Check it out and let us know what you think. The podcast can be view here on the blog or directly in iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast//id485498993

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Control Room Design

Control Room Design – UCDS continues to help customers with their control rooms.  We have been working on a wide range of control rooms from different industries, different sizes, and minor changes in style.  We have been working with one customer who allowed their architect and Engineering contractor to build the control room.  We are…

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Control Room Design & Building Design

User Centered Control Building Detailed Design The Situation: You want to build a new control building. You have an idea of how many people and what rooms are required, but you don’t have any idea of adjacencies, actual room sizes and details of what functions the rooms need to support. If you call in an…

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Control Room Design & Building Design

User Centered Control Building Detailed Design The Situation: You want to build a new control building. You have an idea of how many people and what rooms are required, but you don’t have any idea of adjacencies, actual room sizes and details of what functions the rooms need to support. If you call in an…

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February 2010

What a great January!  I must first thank Texas A&M University and the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering Department, who honored me by allowing me to give the keynote address at the 65th Instrument Symposium.  They then gave me a special luncheon with guests, this was very humbling and I was very grateful.  They…

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