Top 5 Control Engineering articles April 25 to May 1, 2022

Articles about PID implementation, oil and gas, information control, quality of service and remote intelligence were Control Engineering’s five most-viewed articles from April 25 to May 1, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra May 2, 2022
Courtesy: Peter Galan, retired control software engineer

The top 5 most read articles online, from April 25 to May 1, 2022, for Control Engineering covered PID implementation, oil and gas, information control, quality of service and remote intelligence. Links to each article below.

1. PID-correction-based control system implementation

The analog PID controller, still considered as the most powerful, can be modified as a discrete-time control system. Equations and examples follow.

2. UniversalAutomation.Org welcomes oil and gas giant

UniversalAutomation.Org (UAO), an independent association managing a reference implementation of an industrial automation shared source IEC 61499 standard runtime, welcomes oil and gas giant ExxonMobil as a member.

3. How automation can bolster information control in a factory

Information flow and control on the factory floor can improve automation and help manufacturers make better decisions.

4. Quality of service for today’s industrial networks

Today’s industrial networks are intelligent and robust, which is a stark change from what they were even a few years ago. Some of these changes and advances are highlighted.

5. Remote intelligence enables many-to-many solutions

As remote automation increasingly involves multiple data producers and many distributed consumers, the need for intelligence at the edge becomes essential.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, Apr. 25 to May 1, 2022, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, web content manager, Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology,

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is web content manager for CFE Media and Technology.

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