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2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists
2017 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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The velocity of PID
The velocity of PID

Inside Process: Proportional-integral-derivative (PID) theory is best introduced as the familiar second order differential equation via the velocity form instead of the more traditional positional... Read More

PLC object-oriented programming benefits
PLC object-oriented programming benefits

Object-oriented programming (OOP) is about organizing and simplifying program elements in an optimal way by using objects, methods, and properties. Read More

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Using automation to scare the neighbors on Halloween
Using automation to scare the neighbors on Halloween

Automation is used in ghoulish and frightful ways by one particular sales manager on Halloween who is determined to satisfy his children's urge and desire to scare. See video for more frights and... Read More

How to properly operate a three-phase motor using single-phase power
How to properly operate a three-phase motor using single-phase power

There are several methods to operating a three-phase motor using single-phase power to make what would be an otherwise expensive and arduous process a little easier.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 October issue of Control Engineering includes Big Data, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and the Engineers' Choice Finalists.
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IIoT Digital Report
It's clear by now that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a transformative manufacturing strategy that will improve operations, reduce cost and increase quality and safety. This digital report is one of the many ways CFE Media will educate audiences on the importance of IIoT. Five keys to successfully implementing the IIoT is featured in the digital report. Learn more.
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IIoT and the Digital Oilfield: Making Data Actionable
Presenter Tony Edwards will illuminate the challenges of implementing automation with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), help identify which parts of the operation to focus on, and strategies for making the data collected actionable across the entire operation.

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Ethernet switch series with redundant power supply inputs
Ethernet switch series with redundant power supply inputs

Wieland Electric Inc.'s UMS 5-W, UMS 8, LMS 16-W wienet series of Ethernet switches have redundant... Read More

Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives
Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives

The Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800- E and FR-F800- E variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to... Read More

Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety
Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system uses a transceiver... Read More

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Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications

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