Project management advice: Thinking of the automation project as a journey helps ensure safe and secure arrival, while keeping project detours and road bumps to a minimum. Planning, schedule, validation, and follow-up are key.
Industrial users enjoy look-and-feel practices from consumer electronics, but device designers also benefit from processors and components borrowed from smartphones that add increased functionality and energy efficiency.
Back to Basics tutorial: Lasers can be used in non-contact distance sensors. In industrial machinery or for plant-floor applications, triangulation-based laser displacement sensors are used most often. Laser-based triangulation...
The NRC’s resident inspectors were sent to every U.S. nuclear power plant to examine the plants’ Severe Accident Management Guideline, which should contain or reduce the impact of accidents that damage a reactor core.