Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
COVID-19 December 1, 2021

Control Engineering hot topics, November 2021

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in November 2021 included stories on the Engineers' Choice finalists, nanotube-based sensors, finite-state machine, IIoT controller use and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Opto 22
Embedded Systems, Edge Computing December 1, 2021

OEM delivers automated pressure testing with edge computing

An oil and gas original equipment manufacturer (OEM) uses edge computing for integrated data and control to maintain the safety and integrity of drilling facilities.

By Josh Eastburn
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 19, 2021

How augmented reality, Industry 4.0 can improve worker safety, productivity

Technologies such as augmented reality (AR) can help close the skill and talent gap while enhancing worker and asset safety and productivity.

By Manish Chawla
Spreadsheets were not designed to analyze process data, leading to difficulties.
Analytics December 1, 2021

Advanced analytics allows engineers and data scientists to work together

Empowering engineers to interact directly with data, often using algorithms developed by data scientists, accelerates time to insight.

By Krista Novstrup
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Robotics December 2, 2021

Industrial robot component revenues to exceed $9 billion by 2025

By Interact Analysis
Courtesy: Brett Sayles
Industrial PCs November 19, 2021

High-performance computing research for clean energy

By Department of Energy
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Other Networks November 27, 2021

Open automation with plug and play

By Stone Shi
NREL scientists Eric Karp (left), Davinia Salvachua, Jeffery Linger, and Patrick Saboe have developed an energy-efficient and cost-effective process to produce butyric acid from biomass, which can be used as a precursor for renewable diesel and jet fuel. Courtesy: Dennis Schroeder, NREL
Energy Efficiency November 15, 2021

Biomass process developed for renewable butyric acid

By National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Cybersecurity November 26, 2021

Mitigating cloud security threats

By MJ Shoer
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
Workforce Development November 23, 2021

Groups launch partnership supporting STEM and technical education

By Discovery Education