Friday, November 13, 2015 Most-clicked Top 5 www.controleng.com articles of the last 30 days (posted in the last 60 days, as of Nov. 12) 
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2016 Engineers' Choice Finalists
2016 Engineers' Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, until Dec. 21. Read More

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Six steps to choose between PLC and DCS for process industries
Six steps to choose between PLC and DCS for process industries

Cover story on controllers: Learn how to choose between PLC and DCS. Though PLC and DCS technologies were invented to serve different industrial processes, the last 15 years have seen a massive... Read More

2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40
2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40

The 2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40 are a dedicated group of engineers that give hope to the future of manufacturing.Read More

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It’s about (up)time.
The comprehensive diagnostics built into PROFINET reduce unplanned downtime. Fault tolerance is as easy as running the cable for a redundant network to minimize downtime altogether. Welcome to the PROFINET of Things. We’ve been waiting for you. Learn more.
The changing drivers of DCS development
The changing drivers of DCS development

Now that distributed control system (DCS) technology is moving into middle age, the nature of what users want from it is evolving. Enough maturity may avoid a mid-life crisis.Read More

VFDs reduce costs through process optimization
VFDs reduce costs through process optimization

Cover story: Variable frequency drives (VFDs), modern motor controllers, that communicate readily with process automation controllers can achieve much higher efficiency and process improvements by... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The November issue of Control Engineering includes several stories on controllers and three stories exclusive to the digital edition.
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This most-recent PID article collection contains five of the most-referenced Control Engineering articles delivering practical advice on improving the use of PID, examining the important third factor in PID, and helps with matching the control technique to process. Click here to download the PID Tuning Best Practices Digital Report today.
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Control Engineering Information Integration Webcast
Speakers Dennis Brandl and Mark Hoske will discuss how information integration ensures that the right information gets to the right persons, automated systems and devices in time to make the right decisions. Implementers of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industrie 4.0 platforms understand that effective information integration is required for intelligent and highly competitive manufacturing. The webcast will also include key findings related to IIoT, Industry 4.0, and information integration, according to Control Engineering research.

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Arc welding robot for high-density layouts
Arc welding robot for high-density layouts

Yaskawa Motoman's 6-axis MA1440 arc welding robot features a 6 kg payload and a large 50 mm wrist... Read More

Adjustable long-range read/write head
Adjustable long-range read/write head

Pepperl+Fuchs' long-range F192 reader is designed for reading tags at distances of more than 15 ft.... Read More

Six-axis robot for assembly, material handling applications
Six-axis robot for assembly, material handling applications

Yaskawa Motoman's MH12 six-axis robot is designed for assembly, dispensing, material handling,... Read More

Drive solution for constant pressure hydraulic systems
Drive solution for constant pressure hydraulic systems

Bosch Rexroth's Sytronix FcP (frequency controlled pump drive) is an energy-efficient... Read More

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