Online articles, China, Europe; find manufacturers, system integrators

As you know, we update Control Engineering Online daily. Here are some recently added and updated resources.

08/28/2003


As you know, we update Control Engineering Online daily. Here are some recently added and updated resources.

August 2003 North American print edition articles of interest may include:

  • Cover Story: 'See' the Results '' — Vision and code readers feed data acquisition systems, analyzing more applications with greater consistency and easier setup than ever before. Here's how it's done.

  • '' Once Written, Often Used '' — Multi-platform programming software is not a new idea, but a transition is underway to stretch beyond IEC 61131-3 languages and into system-wide architectures that could change how control engineers interact with both hardware and software.

  • '' Product Focus: AC Drives Trend to Efficient, Modular Designs '' — Whether you call them ac adjustable-speed drives (ASDs)—the name preferred by most—or use other labels, such as variable-speed drives or variable-frequency drives, or frequency converters as the international community prefers, ASDs excel at one key point: increasingly capable control of ac motors.

If you’re brushing up on simplified Chinese characters, take a look at the new Control Engineering China website . The China print edition launches next month, September 2003.

Control Engineering Europe puts a euro-twist on the global marketplace. Stay in touch, if you do business there.

Companies can update the Control Engineering Buyer’s Guide Online year-round, but there’s a flurry of updates in anticipation of Click here to visit the Guide (registration required).

Control Engineering Automation Integrator Guide 2003-2004 is gearing up for a mid-December release. Click here to apply or update , if you’re an integrator (registration required).

Control Engineering editors offer a slate of specific e-newsletters to suit your needs. Click here to sign up for others .

—Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering editor-in-chief, MHoske@cfemedia.com





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