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Process Control Case Histories by Gregory K. McMillan

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Wally and the Beave Return to Automate Another Reactor Startup

Years ago, we sneaked along on a trip with Wally (the seasoned instrument engineer), Lumpy (the enduring mechanical engineer) and Beave (the new engineer) to automate the start-up of large continuous catalytic reactors. Through some strange twist of metaphysical fate, the team is reunited to tackle the start-up of a waste treatment reactor to destroy some very nasty stuff. We rejoin the entourage as they board the plane that will whisk them away to another exotic place.

Beave: Wow, Wally, this is really neat getting these frequent flyer bonuses.

Wally: Don’t be such a goof, Beave. What do you want with another trip when you travel too much?

Beave: But Wally, we can bring our friends ...

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