Center Aims To Boost Pipeline Controller Performance

Strohbar, David; Bishop, Randall; Harris-Thompson, Danyele
November 2007
Pipeline & Gas Journal;Nov2007, Vol. 234 Issue 11, p70
Trade Publication
The article discusses the efforts of pipeline and process companies in joining forces for a research study at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio concerning the role people play in controlling complex systems. The author points out that the benefits of jointly sponsoring research to collect data that would reduce training time while improving human performance and system safety was self-evident. Moreover, the companies created a center that will conduct research that demonstrates how to boost controller performance as well as to enable companies to make more informed cost-benefit decisions regarding the improvement.


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