Top 5 Control Engineering articles July 10-16: Control system automation, industrial communication networks, programming efficiency, more

Articles about control system automation, industrial communication networks, programming efficiency, the global graphene battery market, and PC-based controls were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 10-16. Miss something? You can catch up here.

07/17/2017


The top 5 most read articles online, from Jul. 10-16 for Control Engineering, covered control system automation, industrial communication networks, programming efficiency, the global graphene battery market, and PC-based controls. Links to each article below. 

1. Eight things to avoid in control system automation projects

Identifying missteps such as not building a cross-functional team and not defining responsibilities early in a project can help ensure that a control system automation project is successful.

2. Safety over industrial communication networks

Industrial Ethernet is becoming easier to use for industrial safety applications. Standards, trends, and technologies are helping with industrial Ethernet-based safety systems. 

3. Controller embeds programming efficiency

Cover Story: PLC programming: Selecting the right controller and accompanying programming software adds efficiency to the controller programming process.

4. Global graphene battery market expected to grow over next decade

The launch of graphene batteries will cause automotive and electronic sectors to witness massive deployment and is expected to exceed over $1 billion in the next decade.

5. PC-based controls: Expanding plant-floor architectures from the edge to IIoT 

Edge devices facilitate data processing at the plant level, increasing security and using Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) standards.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, July 10-16, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.



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