Automation profitability tutorial: As controls and automation address the world’s greatest challenges, don’t just throw new technologies at tired processes. Redesign processes first for the greatest value, said Dr. Peter Martin,...
Cogeneration systems—also known as combined heat and power (CHP) systems—generate both electricity and usable thermal energy. These systems typically are used on campuses that have high heat load requirements.
The Electronic Commerce Code Management Association (ECCMA) is holding an industry day focusing on standards in digital manufacturing with advice and tips on how to successfully use digital manufacturing.
MIT researchers trained a robotic cheetah it to see and jump over hurdles as it runs in experiments on a treadmill and an indoor track and was able to clear obstacles up to 18 inches tall while maintaining an average running...
Understanding how the programmable logic controller (PLC) has evolved and how it relates to more modern incarnations like the PAC as well as understanding servo system criteria will help a great deal on the plant floor.
Canada’s Global Petroleum Show (GPS) in Calgary will highlight the strong trade partnership between the U.S. and Canada as companies and individual states will look to grow and add to their business deals.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, June 1-7: Dual split-range control strategy, BP Texas City, energy-efficient machines, more
Articles about a dual split-range control strategy, BP Texas City 10 years later, energy-efficient machine best practices, predictive analytics, and the Control Engineering salary and career survey were Control Engineering’s five...
Eaton's XP500 family of industrial touch-panel PCs are designed for machine builders and plant engineers and have no moving parts and are designed for use in harsh industrial environments, including hazardous applications.
Siemens' Ruggedcom RSG920P is a high port density Ethernet switch designed to withstand extreme temperature, vibration, and shock in industrial applications such as transportation systems and oil and gas.
Product Exclusive: Near-Miss Management’s Dynamic Risk Analyzer software discovers near-misses hidden within process data, helping to improve process performance and avert operational issues before they’re noticeable.