Top 5 Control Engineering articles, July 18-24: Flowmeter calibration, wireless transmitters, skills gap, more

Articles about flowmeter calibration, information from wireless transmitters, the oil and gas skills gap, oil and gas employment, and PC-based controls were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 18-24. Miss something? You can catch up here.

07/25/2016


The top 5 most read articles online, from Jul. 18-24 for Control Engineering covered flowmeter calibration, information from wireless transmitters, the oil and gas skills gap, oil and gas employment, and PC-based controls. Links to each article below. 

1. Improving flowmeter calibration

Instrumentation engineers should understand the common methods used in measuring viscosity and their effects on final flowmeter calibration data.

2. Information from wireless transmitters saves energy

Cover Story: Wireless transmitters provide process information and increase energy efficiency in facilities.

3. Bridging the oil and gas ‘Skills Gap’

In tough economic times, smart hiring is essential—and can’t be overlooked.

4. Signs of a rebound? Job growth may top 100,000

Industry analysts see job growth on the horizon for the oil and gas industry, which has started to stabilize after oil prices fell more than 75% in 2014, but recruiting workers may be an issue for some companies.

5. PC-based controls: Busting myths, revealing benefits

PC-based control systems provide many benefits and simplified solutions for industrial applications, including performance, decreased costs, and increased system lifecycle benefits. See five PC-based control myths and nine industrial PC benefits.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, July 18-24, for articles published within the last two months.  

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.



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