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.
Hot topics in Control Engineering, for November 2021, for stories posted in the last three months, included the Engineers’ Choice finalists, nanotube-based sensors, finite-state machine, IIoT controller use and more. Links to each article below.
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MIT engineers have designed a nanotube-based sensor that can detect COVID-19 without any antibody and could be used for other pandemic, improving worker health.
Get help for finite-state machine programming for embedded systems using C programming language.
How are programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and industrial PCs (IPCs), embedded controllers, programmable automation controllers (PACs), smart input/output (I/O) modules, other logic devices and related software helping Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) promises envisioned? A webcast investigates.
As industrial automation evolves, how do we keep speaking the same language? It helps to evaluate automation by functions, not components. Think about how industrial automation technologies like SCADA can accelerate application capabilities.
Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are becoming more complex, which makes a well-maintained alarm system essential. Six tips are highlighted.
Best practices manufacturers can implement to better secure their network in many ways. Five levels of cybersecurity are highlighted.
Not enough data gathered by industry is used to improve operations, and Steve Pavlosky, director – product management, Digital Plant for GE Digital, wants to help. Pavlosky also serves as principal product manager, GE Digital’s Proficy Historian and Data at the Edge. See video.
Converging information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) offers many benefits including lower risks, better decision-making and lower overall costs.
Cover Story: When upgrading controllers and automation platforms consider increasing flexibility and adding capabilities while being cost conscious. Four controller selection questions are highlighted.
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