Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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A video game platform as your next process controller?
A video game platform as your next process controller?

That obsolete Xbox in the basement may have a new future as a DCS. While that may sound farfetched, one engineer has turned a 10-year-old game console into a process controller and is running a small batch chemical manufacturing unit using traditional gaming controllers. This project is another from industrial hacker... Read More

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CSIA Best Practices offer project management planning guidance
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The Control System Integrators Association Best Practices and Benchmarks, now in its fourth edition, covers the use of project plans. Information below on project management was adapted from section... Read More

Biomass power plant deploys wireless instrumentation for predictive maintenance
Biomass power plant deploys wireless instrumentation for predictive maintenance

Enomondo – a partnership between Caviro Distillerie and Herambiente – is using Emerson Process Management’s Smart Wireless devices to monitor a complex fuel pre-treatment operation, an incineration... Read More

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Four myths and ideas about creating the next generation of automation engineers
Four myths and ideas about creating the next generation of automation engineers

There seems to be a wealth of articles detailing the problems we have in our automation industries with finding and developing new talent. There are statistics that say there is a shortage of STEM... Read More

Open systems: The foundation for a new era of BAS
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Learning objectives 1. Understand open and closed building automation systems. 2. Learn about system integration, system specifications, and their complexities. 3. Understand the roles and... Read More

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Video interview: Cyber security advice
Cyber security advice from the field
Get cybersecurity advice from a Control Engineering interview with experts Michael Assante and Tim Conway.
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Flexible safety relay solution allows multiple safety zones
Flexible safety relay solution allows multiple safety zones

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster 440C-CR30 safety relay from Rockwell Automation is designed to allow... Read More

Industrial panel PC series with LED backlighting, Intel Core processors
Industrial panel PC series with LED backlighting, Intel Core processors

Advantech's IPPC-6152A, 6172A, and 6182A Industrial Panel PCs (IPPCs), use 4th generation... Read More

Circuit breaker analysis mobile application
Circuit breaker analysis mobile application

Circuit Breaker Analyzer's CBAnalyzer application is designed for Windows... Read More

Industrial cellular gateway for secure wireless Ethernet
Industrial cellular gateway for secure wireless Ethernet

The ICX30-HWC Industrial Cellular Gateway by Prosoft Technology allows for remote... Read More

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