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Top 10 Control Engineering articles, January 9 to February 8: Microsoft Windows XP Embedded, SI Giants, process models, more

Articles about Microsoft Windows XP Embedded, the 2015 System Integrator Giants, process models and... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, February 1-7: Process models, wireless and closed-loop applications, information systems, more

Articles about process models and feedback control, wireless for closed-loop applications,... » more

PLCs can improve wind turbine performance

Installing non-OEM programmable logic controllers (PLCs) on wind turbines improves performance and... » more

Process models facilitate feedback control

Mathematical models of process behavior can be used to improve the design and performance of... » more

Using wireless for closed-loop applications

When considering wireless for control applications, including it in the system design early can... » more

Intelligent automation series part 3: Information systems

Part 3: This series explains the automation pyramid: A framework for process intelligence and... » more

The three R’s: Repair, replace, or retrofit

Deciding whether to repair, replace, or retrofit an asset within a plant depends on business goals... » more

Intelligent automation series part 2: Automation Pyramid’s first two levels

Part 2: This series explains the automation pyramid: A framework for process intelligence and... » more

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Programmable alarm trips for process, chemical applications

Moore Industries' SPA2IS programmable alarm trips with built-in intrinsically-safe (IS) field connections monitor, control, and measure signals in hazardous areas have an alarm solution that significantly reduces wiring,... » more

Machinery health analyzer for hazardous environments

Emerson Process Management’s CSI 2140 machinery health analyzer collects data required to assess a machine’s condition for hazardous environments. » more

Handheld particulate pollution meter for hazardous environments

Omega's HHTP21 is designed for monitoring particulate pollution in burning plants, petrochemical facilities, thermal power plants, restaurants, hospitals, mining facilities and metal refineries. » more

Process sensor assemblies for cleaning and calibration

Endress+Hauser's Cleanfit CPA875 and CPA871 sensor assemblies allow pH, ORP, oxygen and NIR sensors to be installed or removed during operation so they can be cleaned, calibrated or replaced without interrupting the process.  » more

Particulate monitoring system with multi-channel configurations

The PM 100 Pro from FilterSense is a particulate monitoring system designed for sensing performance requirements ranging from detection to monitoring and concentration measurement in the power, cement, metal, and chemical... » more

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More connected than ever: 6 billion new...

The global market for connected devices that allow users to access... » more

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Your orthodontic appliance may have been 3D printed

Creating unique items to satisfy medical... » more

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