Control Engineering hot topics, October 2021
Control Engineering's most clicked articles in October 2021 included stories on the Engineers' Choice finalists, SCADA and automation, embedded systems, machine control migrations and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.
Hot topics in Control Engineering, for October 2021, for stories posted in the last three months, included the Engineers’ Choice finalists, SCADA and automation, embedded systems, machine control migrations and more. Links to each article below.
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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.
Get help for finite-state machine programming for embedded systems using C programming language.
Cover Story: When upgrading controllers and automation platforms consider increasing flexibility and adding capabilities while being cost conscious. Four controller selection questions are highlighted.
Cybersecurity is a challenge for many manufacturers. System integrators can help, but their role is often ill-defined and that needs to change as information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) continue to merge.
A paradigm shift toward industrial edge and cloud computing.
Advanced manufacturing training can improve understanding of required competencies, Industry 4.0, Industry 4.0 technologies and use of industrial data, according to a 1-hour engineering training course available starting Oct. 18.
Securing operational technology (OT) networks for resiliency against cyberattacks requires coordination between information technology (IT) and OT personnel, and recognition of the differences between the two domains.
A specific ultraviolet (UV) wavelength was found to be effective in killing the COVID-19 virus as well as other respiratory viruses while still being safe for public use.
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