The release of batch control standard ANSI/ISA-88.01-1995, Batch Control Part 1; Models and Terminology, has led to revolutionary advances in the way factories design, implement, and integrate flexible, modular processes into the enterprise. Now, for the first time, here's a book that cuts through the opaque language and arcane symbols of the standard and explains it in clear, user-friendly language. 'Applying S88' covers all aspects of the ANSI/ISA-88.01-1995 standard. Written from a user's perspective, Parshall and Lamb discuss their implementation of ISA-88, offering a wealth of examples and explanations to make it applicable across a wide range of batch industries. From designing better processes to combining recipes with equipment control to execution validation test plans, this book offers both an introduction to ISA-88 as well as expert insights into applying it.