Patent Number: 6,490,493

Title: Industrial process device management software

Abstract: An apparatus, method, and medium readable by a computer processor for specifying and managing process devices such as measurement instruments and valves are provided. Sequences of instructions are used to: receive process requirements, select and specify a process device meeting process requirements, order the specified process device, evaluate the ordered process device creating a built process device database, and manage the built process device using the built process device database to make decisions regarding the built process device.

Inventors: Dharnipragada; Sudhakar (Eden Prairie, MN)

Assignee: Rosemount Inc.

International Classification: G05B 19/418 (20060101); G06F 019/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/03/2019