Top 20 Control Engineering articles of 2008 at www.controleng.com
Below are links to the top 20 articles posted during 2008 that received the most traffic during the calendar year at www.controleng.com. Most popular among Control Engineering readers were articles about electrical design software, rules for software project success, closing the engineering skills gap, copper versus fiber networks, and soft starters. Link to all 20 most valuable.
Control Engineering article says electrical CAD software is driving productivity gains for panel builders, system integrators and end users by adding layers of intelligence to two-dimensional drawings.
Oak Brook, IL– Below are links to the top 20 articles posted during 2008 that received the most traffic during the calendar year at the Control Engineering website, www.controleng.com. Of course looking at a calendar year favors stories that went online earlier in the year. They had more time to be searched and read. Even so, a remarkable eight of 20 appeared in June or later.
Top 20 Control Engineering articles of 2008
6/1/2008 Use of electrical CAD software is driving productivity gains for panel builders, system integrators and end users by adding layers of intelligence to two-dimensional drawings.
10/1/2008 Some simple rules to apply to software projects that significantly reduce the risk of failure. Here they are.
1/1/2008 Programs designed to inspire the next generation of engineers ensure that fresh talent is ready to work as today’s engineers begin to retire.
For numbers 4-20, see table below, for more about fiber optics versus copper, soft starter design, piping and instrumentation drawings (P&ID), preventing measurement errors, pressure sensing, PLCs and PACs, and more.
4 News - Fiber optic vs. copper: 5 reasons fiber wins 1/29/2008 Although similar to copper wire systems, fiber optics are steadily replacing copper wires as a means of communication signal transmission; applications include manufacturing, process control, and supervisory control and data acquisition. Learn five reasons why fiber optic cables are preferable to copper cabling.
Blog posting: If included in the ranking above, the following blog entry would have placed first:
, from a Control Engineering blog, AIMing for Automated Vehicles, by Paul Grayson, Jan. 14, 2008.
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