CAN in Automation (CiA) has established the CANopen Task Force for operator environments, such as driver and operator seats, including how an interface hides the sub-layered devices including joysticks, foot-pedals, encoders,...
One of the most basic ways to reduce the cost of control is to reduce the number of variables. Using advanced process control (APC) can cut down the number of loops required to run a given process, which can make every aspect of...
HART Communication Foundation encourages end users and manufacturers to enter a plant for exceptional application of HART Communication technology. Nominations will be accepted through June 30, 2011. Link to prior winners.
Flexible programming helps in developing an energy-efficient leg-wheeled hybrid mobile robot that can drive quickly and smoothly on flat terrain and stably negotiate natural or artificial uneven terrain.
Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) 2011 Executive Conference, April 27 – 30, in Orlando, FL, is titled, “Inspiring Performance.” Guest speakers and 17 CSIA members will share their knowledge.
As the electrical work environment becomes more hazardous, the need for arc flash, electrical transient, and electrical shock protection increases. Standards are cited and advice follows for ways to lower risk.
Willy Sansen is an engineering educator known for research, education and industry contributions related to analog integrated circuit design. IEEE honored Sansen with the 2011 Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits.
Charles A. Desoer's cutting-edge research influenced generations of engineers and provided substantial progress in circuits and systems analysis and design. IEEE honored Dr. Desoer with the 2011 IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award.
John D. Cressler prepares strong microelectronics engineers and inspires students to be social conscious on a daily basis. IEEE honored Cressler with the 2011 Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award.