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Diagnosing faults in engineering models
Diagnosing faults in engineering models

Effective model-based control strategy depends on creating an accurate model of the process. Without this most basic capability, the process will not run properly. So when faults arise, it is important to determine if they are actual operational problems or an incorrect modeling assumption. This overview describes a... Read More

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Time to step up: Actions you can take today
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Control systems represent a high-value target and are under attack. How bad is the risk? A recent survey and webcast conducted by Control Engineering indicated that most respondents recognize that... Read More

Who is building your HMI?
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Who is building your HMI system? If you are a vendor, then who are the designers of your standard HMI screens? If you are an owner-operator, then who are the designers of your operational screens? If... Read More

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Cyber security webcast
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Now available for viewing on-demand. Original broadcast was June 13, 2013. Click here to register and view. In 2009, Control Engineering released a survey to determine how industrial users... Read More

Analog IO modules added to PLC line
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AutomationDirect has added discrete and analog I/O modules to the Click PLC line. The 24 V dc combination discrete modules include eight-point dc input/eight-point dc sinking... Read More

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Featured Blogs
Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals
Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals

Operator training simulators (OTSs) can be a major asset to a large plant or refinery. However,... Read More

Enterprise batch records and supply chain traceability
Enterprise batch records and supply chain traceability

I’ve talked before a little bit about electronic batch records and enterprise batch records.... Read More

MES project execution: 3 mistakes to avoid
MES project execution: 3 mistakes to avoid

For those of you who have had the opportunity to work on a manufacturing execution system (MES)... Read More

Enterprise batch records: Data collection
Enterprise batch records: Data collection

I’ve talked before about enterprise batch records and I’ve received a good bit of feedback on the... Read More

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