Control Systems - PLCs, PACs

Top 5 Control Engineering articles January 9-15: Control panel design, choosing a control system platform, choose the best controller, more

Articles about good control panel design, choosing the right control system platform, choosing the... » more

Considerations for choosing the right control system platform

Choosing between a programmable logic controller (PLC) or a distributed control system (DCS)... » more

How to choose the best controller for each application

Consider the features and typical applications for industrial controllers to understand what type... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles December 12-18: Engineers' Choice finalists, 2017 SIY winners, 2016 SI Giants, more

Articles about the Engineers' choice finalists, 2017 SIY winners, the 2016 System Integrator... » more

Top 10 Control Engineering articles November 12 to December 12: Engineers' Choice finalists, PID velocity, PLC programming benefits, more

Articles about the Engineers' Choice finalists, six action items for aging DCS/PLCs, process... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles December 5-11: DCS and PLC action items, robotic advances, Engineers' Choice finalists, more

Articles about DCS/PLC action items, robotic advances, the Engineers' Choice finalists, PID and... » more

HMI PLCs for small- and medium-sized machines

Turck's TX500 human-machine interface (HMI) programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are designed for... » more

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Controller and engineering package for streamlining language programs

Siemens' CPU 1518 ODK advanced controller and Simatic ODK 1500S engineering package are designed to streamline the configuration and functionality of high-level language programs, including C/CC++. » more

Data acquisition and control system modules for industrial applications

Dataforth’s MAQ-DIV20/MAQ-DIVC20 and the MAQ20-DODC20SK data acquisition and control system modules are designed for a wide range of industrial applications and include features such as continuous field input/output (I/O)... » more

HMI PLCs for small- and medium-sized machines

Turck's TX500 human-machine interface (HMI) programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are designed for machines whose processes have to be controlled, displayed and operated locally. » more

2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, until Dec. 21. » more

Extended deadline, last day: Engineers' Choice Awards

Get significant exposure for automation-related products while letting Control Engineering subscribers review the finalists. Enter today, Aug. 12, the last day of the extended deadline for the 2017 Engineers' Choice Awards.

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Principles for more effective automation

Programming is a big portion of process control and following... » more

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Pump Control Video Series

Pump Control: Introduction

The U.S. alone has 32 million motors and about...

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Poll of the Week

How many types of robotic programming software do you use at your site? (See December cover stories on robotics.)
One, from the robot manufacturer
One, open-source software
One, third-party software
2-4 types
5 or more types
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