Glossary for Engineering and Operational Technologies

There are a large number of engineering and operational technologies used to design, build and operate an industrial facility.  These technologies are designed to withstand and operate in hostile environment typically found in a process plant, factory or an industrial product such as a car, airplane or a spaceship.  Here is a list of definitions for some of the Engineering and Operational Technologies.

Title Domains
What Are AC Drives ? End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety
What Are Artificial Lift Systems ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Process Automation and Safety, Sustainability & Energy Transition
What Are Collaborative Robots ? Asset Performance Management, Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Governance and Risk Management, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Supply Chain and Logistics
What Are Emission Monitoring Systems ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, MES & Operations Management, Process Automation and Safety
What Are Fire and Gas Safety Systems ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety
What Are Flowmeters ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Process Automation and Safety
What Are Industrial Cellular Routers ? End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Industrial Networks
What Are Multiphase and Virtual Flow Meters Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Process Automation and Safety
What Are On-Off Valves, Actuators, and Switchboxes ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Process Automation and Safety
What Are Operator Training Simulators ? AI and Machine Learning, Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Simulation & Optimization, Sustainability & Energy Transition
What Are Photoelectric Sensors ? Asset Performance Management, Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Supply Chain and Logistics
What Are Proximity Sensors ? End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety
What are Quality Management Systems ? Asset Performance Management, Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain and Logistics, Sustainability & Energy Transition
What Are Robotic Inspection Services ? Asset Performance Management, Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Process Automation and Safety, Sustainability & Energy Transition
What Are Vibration Sensors ? Asset Performance Management, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety
What Are Wind Turbine Control Systems ? Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Sustainability & Energy Transition
What Is a 3D Scanning System ? Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain and Logistics
What Is A Computer Numerical Control System? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Machine Control and Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
What Is A Control Valve ? AI and Machine Learning, Asset Performance Management, Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
What Is A Distributed Control System (DCS) ? MES & Operations Management, Process Automation and Safety
What Is a Geospatial Information System ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Industrial Cybersecurity, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Simulation & Optimization, Sustainability & Energy Transition
What Is A Human-Machine Interface ? Asset Performance Management, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Simulation & Optimization
What Is A Pressure Transmitter ? Process Automation and Safety
What Is Additive Manufacturing ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Machine Control and Safety, MES & Operations Management, Process Automation and Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Simulation & Optimization
What Is Advanced Metering Infrastructure ? Asset Performance Management, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Industrial Networks, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Sustainability & Energy Transition
What Is Advanced Process Control ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Process Automation and Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Simulation & Optimization
What Is Alarm Management ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety
What Is Asset Reliability Software ? Asset Performance Management, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Industrial Cybersecurity, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Sustainability & Energy Transition
What Is Augmented Reality? AI and Machine Learning, Asset Performance Management, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Machine Control and Safety, Simulation & Optimization
What Is Batch Management Software ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Process Automation and Safety
What Is Field Service Management ? AI and Machine Learning, Asset Performance Management, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
What is Global Trade Compliance ? Supply Chain and Logistics
What Is Industrial Analytics ? AI and Machine Learning, Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Simulation & Optimization
What is Microgrid Automation ? Cloud Computing & Industrial IT, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, End Devices, Sensors, Transmitters, Governance and Risk Management, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Sustainability & Energy Transition
What Is Product Lifecycle Management ? Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
What Is Total Asset Performance Management? AI and Machine Learning, Asset Performance Management, Digital Transformation, IIoT, I4.0, Machine Control and Safety, Process Automation and Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Simulation & Optimization