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Automation project road map: Advice for the journey
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When starting a journey with your next automation project, there is nothing like a road map to ensure you get to your destination safe and secure. Take note of where you are starting and know where you are heading, and you will keep on track throughout the voyage. Let’s look at some ways to keep the detours and road... Read More

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Collaboration, visibility key to successful project automation plan
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Like any complex process, automating a manufacturing system begins with a plan. A comprehensive project management plan is the essential roadmap, the one document that everyone involved should keep... Read More

Advanced process control in the cloud
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Using the “cloud” is not something that is normally considered for process control, but the situation is slightly different when using advanced process control (APC). APC uses predictive models of a... Read More

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Digital roll-to-roll web processing revolutionizes printed electronic production
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One of the brightest developments in electronics is organic light emitting diode (OLED) TVs, which are attracting consumers with their eye-popping colors and super-thin designs. Unlike the components... Read More

Thermal techniques in measurement and control circuitry
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Designers spend much time combating thermal effects in circuitry. The close relationship between temperature and electronic devices is the source of more design headaches than any other... Read More

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Video: Advice From System Integrators Of The Year, 2013
Leaders from the Control Engineering 2013 System Integrators of the Year provide advice about system integration of automation and controls in a video interview.
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Avoid the worst control system ever
Avoid the worst control system ever

This is the WORST control system I have ever worked with! It shut down AGAIN last night! My... Read More

Engineering project management: Avoid thrashing
Engineering project management: Avoid thrashing

Engineering project management requires careful quantifying of scope, attention to scope creep, and... Read More

5 ways to avoid scope creep on an engineering project
5 ways to avoid scope creep on an engineering project

If you work in an engineering project-based world, I am sure you have heard the term “scope creep.”... Read More

Quick tips for managing expectations
Quick tips for managing expectations

In a previous posting Anthony Baker talked about quantifying things and not letting a blanket... Read More

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