Top 5 Control Engineering articles April 10-16: System integration mobile controls, system integration success, SI partnership, more
The top 5 most read articles online, from Apr. 10-16 for Control Engineering, covered automation enhancing a brewery, IIoT-enabled maintenance maturity models, sensors and control system inputs, Automate 2017 preview, and PID learning. Links to each article below.
Cover Story: Reliable wireless capabilities are facilitating mobile monitoring and control. Experts explain why and how mobility helps automation and control applications.
When looking for a system integrator, users should seek out those with knowledge, experience, reliability, and integrity.
Find the right system integrator, and then define the project scope to make the project a success.
Inside Machines: Industrial matrix drives were used for a transporter system retrofit to reduce energy consumption and costs by creating a more maintenance-free mechanically integral distribution system. New system regeneration capabilities for two motors saves an estimated $1,500 per year.
Automation methods used in a distillery are adapted for use in the fermentation process at a brew house.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, April 10-16, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.