Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Active surfaces control what's on them
Active surfaces control what's on them

Researchers develop treated surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move.Read More

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Radio math
Radio math

Industrial wireless tutorials: Learn how to determine a link budget, that is, how much power is needed to effectively transmit data over a reliable radio link. See the decibel (dBm) and milliwatt... Read More

CAN and the Internet of Things
CAN and the Internet of Things

To bring CAN nodes into the IoT world, we need to make them talking to other things.Read More

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The OEE Metric—The Right Way to Use It
The OEE Metric—The Right Way to Use It

For those who want to measure how they stack up against the competition, one of the metrics they always seem concerned with is OEE, or Overall Equipment Effectiveness.Read More

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, August 18-24: Cascade control fundamentals, System Integrator Giants, world’s tallest observation wheel, more
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, August 18-24: Cascade control fundamentals, System Integrator Giants, world’s tallest observation wheel, more

Articles about cascade control fundamentals, the System Integrator Giants of 2014, the world’s tallest observation wheel, tuning PID control loops, and writing a process operating description... Read More

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Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit
Meet your manufacturing peers and see the future of automation. Come to the 2014 Industrial Automation North America Pavilion at the 2014 IMTS Show Sept. 8-13 in Chicago. Attend North America's largest manufacturing show. Click here for speakers, agenda, and to register.
Upcoming Webcast
Upcoming Webcast
Architecture of the Industrial IoT

Presenter Mike Fahrion from B&B Electronics will present the concepts and architectures required to achieve the aspirations of the Internet of Things, which requires a new approach to make it work.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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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 GaurdSheild 450L safety light curtain system uses a transceiver... Read More

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

Destaco's GTB series servo positioning rotary tables are engineered to deliver high torque with... Read More

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2014 System Integrator Giants
Control Engineering's top 100 System Integrator Giants for 2014 are ranked according to total system integration revenue for the most recently completed fiscal year. The in-depth analysis of these firms reveals what's going on in the industry, and how it has changed over the past few years. Click to learn more.