Top 5 Control Engineering articles August 26 to September 1

Articles about smart control valves, orifice meters, managing automation projects, managing an engineer career, and preventing burner fuel delivery accidents were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from August 26 to September 1. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra September 2, 2019

The top 5 most read articles online, from August 26 to September 1 for Control Engineering covered smart control valves, orifice meters, managing automation projects, managing an engineer career, and preventing burner fuel delivery accidents. Links to each article below.

1. Test smart process control valves in minutes

An automated loop calibration tool can screen valves and identify which ones require more testing and should be pulled.

2. Five reasons orifice meters lead the way

Modern flowmeters are a network node too.

3. Five strategies to effectively manage and execute automation projects

Automation projects come with many challenges that seem daunting because of their complexity. Learn about six common automation project management challenges and learn about five tips to overcome them including planning ahead and leveraging available technology on the plant floor.

4. Choosing and managing an engineering career: 7 things to know

A well-managed engineering career means a lifetime career outside the rut. Apply these seven tips to manage a successful engineering career.

5. Prevent burner fuel delivery accidents

Valve safety trains require regular inspections, maintenance and training.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Aug. 26 to Sept. 1, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


Author Bio: Chris Vavra is senior editor for WTWH Media LLC.