Exercise – Process Downtime

Version 2


    • Find an asset’s related events.
    • Use PI Vision to analyze important events.


    Problem Description

    Build a display in PI Vision to analyze the out of control events. If you are working with your own PI System, event frames should be configured and generated to do this exercise.



    Step 1 : Open your <Initials> Tank Dashboard display.

    Step 2 : Click on the Events button to find all related events to Mixing Tank1

    Step 3 :    Select the most recent closed event for Mixing Tank1. Note what the Reason Code of this event is. ______________

    Step 4 : Right-click on the name of the most recent Downtime event, select Event Details to see the end values of the Attributes. What was the Flow Rate when the Event Frame ended? ___________

    Step 5 : Based on the list of the values of the data items find the temperature difference related to the most recent downtime event. ________________

    Step 6 : Right-click on the name of the most recent downtime event again, select Compare Similar Events by Type. Which event was the longest? What time did it start? ______________

    Step 7 : Pin a reference event and change the search criteria to include all tanks.


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