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Smart I/O systems vs. fieldbus networks
Smart I/O systems vs. fieldbus networks

New configurable I/O systems bring greater flexibility to conventional instrumentation. How do they stand up to fieldbus networking for capabilities and convenience?Read More

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Providing secure remote access to industrial Ethernet networks
Providing secure remote access to industrial Ethernet networks

You have many good reasons for wanting to access your networks remotely, but such access is not without potential threats. How can you keep those networks secure?Read More

Modeling software for refinery, petrochemical operators
Modeling software for refinery, petrochemical operators

Honeywell's RPMS 500 modeling software is Microsoft Windows 7/8 compatible and incorporates analytics software to help refinery and petrochemical companies assess long-term investment and operational... Read More

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Software patching is vital to secure operations, but introduces more risks
Software patching is vital to secure operations, but introduces more risks

End of Microsoft Windows XP support raises concerns about industrial networks, connections to PC-based assets, and software patching. Assess software patching risks with 11 critical questions. In... Read More

DCS migration: Batch or S88 style application?
DCS migration: Batch or S88 style application?

Deciding between a dedicated batch application and building an S88 style application really comes down to the level of sophistication required to make the system user-friendly and supportable by the... Read More

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Factory acceptance testing with system simulators
Factory acceptance testing with system simulators

System simulators allow developers to test most of a new control system, but not the entire system.... Read More

Hazards encountered in industrial automation
Hazards encountered in industrial automation

Recognizing safety hazards is important in any work environment—in the office, commissioning on the... Read More

Separating good code from bad: The "paper-and-pencil" method
Separating good code from bad: The "paper-and-pencil" method

As the digital age continues to grow, the automation industry keeps up with upgrading or replacing... Read More

The importance of quality throughout project lifecycle
The importance of quality throughout project lifecycle

As engineers, we are very detail oriented and should always make quality part of our process—it... Read More

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