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A digital twin is a digital representation or virtual replica of a physical object, person, or process. It is the result of a so"ware algorithm that harnesses real world data captured via sensors, laser mapping, or other internet of things (IoT) technologies that are attached to the source object or reference material. Ideally, any information that can be obtained by examining the physical object can, in theory, also be obtained from its digital “twin.” The virtual twin of the object is usually hosted in the cloud, where it connects to and mirrors the physical asset’s data – historical, current, and changes as they occur – enabling near real-time, remote access to the physical object’s actual conditions at all times.

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September/October 2021 Inspectioneering Journal

The positive impact of digital twins on planning, costs, turnaround, revenue generation, and safety are substantial and rapid in their return. This article will examine why to leverage this technology and how to do so in a fiscally viable manner.

Authors: Floyd Baker
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Acting as a reliability twin, QRO is a new dynamic reliability approach that bridges existing first principles-based reliability models with advanced data science principles and system-based optimization to drive improved facility performance.

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One of the most important opportunities is digitalization, visualization, and access to actionable information, which is best achieved via AIM software with digital twin technology. Yet, can it really create enough value to justify the business case?

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