Control Engineering hot topics, February 2023
Control Engineering's most clicked articles in February 2023 included stories on VFD parameters, Microsoft DCOM, superconductivity, control systems and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.
Hot topics in Control Engineering, for February 2023, for stories posted in the last three months included VFD parameters, Microsoft DCOM, superconductivity, control systems and more. Links to each article below.
Recognizing variable frequency drives (VFD) parameters such as thermal current, pulse-width modulation and more can help engineers get better performance for many different applications.
The mandatory Microsoft DCOM hardening patch, “one of the best changes Microsoft has made for DCOM,” effects only a small percentage, but still a large number of applications. There’s no postponing the patch as of March. Be aware of the impact and related misinformation.
MIT physicists have found a new way to switch superconductivity on and off with magic-angle graphene by using a short electric pulse.
Today’s input/output (I/O)-agnostic control solutions help plants break free of provider “lock in,” providing more choice and faster return on investment in modernization projects.
The most-viewed articles about controllers posted over the last year include PLC programming advice, tips and picking the best controller.
Robotics are becoming more important and manufacturers are recognizing their growing role in many different industries and applications. Six industry trends are highlighted.
Modern machine safety controls solutions are critical for industrial manufacturing companies to maximize production capability while making equipment safe for workers to operate and improving employee morale.
When upgrading human-machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software, don’t just create a new version of the old. Enable workers with advanced HMI/SCADA capabilities after migration. See five tips for optimizing HMI/SCADA screens.
Modern supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) solutions can offer actionable insight to allow for better monitoring and control of production processes.
Message queuing telemetry transport (MQTT) and industrial edge devices remove systemic limitations, communicate more data and improve system security for IIoT implementations.
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