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Charlotte Turnbull

Charlotte Turnbull is the Editor-in-Chief of VirtualCommissioning.com and Customer Success Engineer at Maplesoft. Charlotte holds an undergraduate degree in computer science and a master’s degree in biomedical engineering.

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Virtual Commissioning is the Solution You Didn’t Know You Needed

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is often good advice. But sometimes a situation is so familiar that it is hard to recognize it as broken – it just feels normal. So here...

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Attending VirtualConnect: A Virtual Event Experience

Many industry professionals and event organizers are looking for other options to keep business operating as normal. With the challenges of social distancing and limited travel due to COVID-19, many organizations are rethinking their...

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Case Study: Virtual Commissioning an Injection Molding Machine

Many engineering organizations face major challenges when designing and delivering new products. This includes the discovery of design issues late in development that bring unbudgeted costs and delays, especially if design issues arise during...

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Case Study: Motor Sizing with a Digital Twin

For over 40 years, Stoppil Industrie has created machinery for managing liquids during manufacturing. Stoppil was initially founded as a small company that produced water flow meters and now produces an entire range of filling,...

Automation Industry Trends 2020

Automation Industry Trends for 2020

I had the opportunity to sit down with our resident experts in the automation industry: Chris Harduwar, VP of Business Development at Maplesoft, and Chad Schmitke, Director of MapleSim Development. We had a great...

Automation Events 2020

Automation Events of 2020

If you’re in the automation industry, it’s no secret that you want to be at the right trade shows and events to expand your business. Attending trade shows can provide your company with opportunities...

Predictive Maintenance: Getting the most out of your Digital Twin

Predictive Maintenance: Getting the most out of your Digital Twin

In manufacturing, most companies are already following a preventive maintenance schedule, but introducing a predictive maintenance strategy saves time and reduces costs. As an example, first consider the economy car you may have purchased...

Digital Twin: top 5 Benefits

Top 5 Benefits of Digital Twins

In the age of Industry 4.0, digital twins help bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds. A digital twin is a dynamic, virtual representation of a corresponding physical product. These models range...

Rockwell Automation Fair 2019 in Chicago, IL

Three Reasons You Should Attend Rockwell Automation Fair 2019

Are you an Automation expert looking to expand your network? Or are looking you looking for the latest technology for your company? The Automation Fair by Rockwell Automation is the automation event of the...

What is virtual commissioning?

What is Virtual Commissioning?

In the simplest terms, virtual commissioning is the practice of using “virtual” simulation technology to “commission”—design, install or test—control software with a virtual machine model before you connect it to the real system. While...