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Three layers of intelligent manufacturing

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2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists

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Finding the right tools to delve into process data

Cover Story: New tools beyond the spreadsheet are needed to empower process engineers so they can... » more

Software for mobile phones, tablets, and PCs in process applications

The FactoryTalk Batch View software from Rockwell Automation lets users to access real-time... » more

Top 10 Control Engineering articles September 10 to October 10: PID velocity, level instruments, small-scale automation, more

Articles about PID velocity, choosing the right level instrument, small-scale automation projects,... » more

Advances in wireless remote monitoring

Wireless monitoring is helping users solve problems by integrating new and existing technologies... » more

Supply chain and production management software portfolio

Honeywell Process Solutions' (HPS) Symphonite is a portfolio is designed to offer an end-to-end... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles August 29 to September 4: Network best practices, control system architecture, PID control, more

Articles about network best practices, control system architectures, PID control and loop tuning... » more


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Industrial Networking: Introduction to Networking

Doug Bell introduces Chris Harris. Networks communicate in several ways including by wire, wireless, and fiber optics. Various standards such as RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 and Ethernet come with the particular device being...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-232

The RS-232 standard allows for communication between two devices in either a master-slave or master-master configuration. A master-master configuration does not require the cables to be changed however the hardware needs to...

Industrial Networking: RS-232 Media and Hardware

All types of connectors are found with RS-232 with no set standard, zip links are a solution especially in long distance (up to 50 feet) applications. DTE and DCE devices require different wiring configurations. The device...

Industrial Networking: Networking Protocol Basics

A compatible wiring scheme does not mean two devices can communication with each other, they need the same language. In a network, there must be a device that produces a signal for the network to work, cannot have two slave...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-422

The RS-422 standard allows use with up to 11 devices and 4000 feet of wire. The standard is commonly confused with RS-485 and can even work with RS-485 devices. RS-422 is not widely supported. Long-time automation trainer Doug...


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2016 Cybersecurity Study: Six key findings

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Cyber Security: Technology Review

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Avoid the worst control system ever

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