Top 5 Control Engineering articles August 28 to September 3: Wireless process sensing, sensors and signal conditioning, augmented reality, more

Articles about wireless process sensing, sensors and signal conditioning, augmented reality and process control, choosing sensors for applications, and control system automation projects were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from August 28 to September 3. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra September 4, 2017

The top 5 most read articles online, from Aug. 28 to Sept. 3 for Control Engineering, covered wireless process sensing, sensors and signal conditioning, augmented reality and process control, choosing sensors for applications, and control system automation projects. Links to each article below.

1. Implementing wireless process sensing

Installing a wireless sensing system may seem complicated, but following these four basic steps can simplify the required effort.

2. Sensors 102: Signal conditioning

Users that have to convert a signal from a sensor on their own have plenty of tools available, but there are aspects that need to be consider such as cost and field conditions.

3. Augmented reality for manufacturing and process control applications 

Manufacturers looking to find answers quickly to complex problems within factories, buildings, and process control applications are using augmented reality.

4. Choosing sensors for the application: Answers to audience questions

The Control Engineering RCEP webcast, “Choosing sensors for the application,” resulted in more questions than speakers had time to answer in the allotted time. Here each speaker provides more answers.

5. Eight things to avoid in control system automation projects

Identifying missteps such as not building a cross-functional team and not defining responsibilities early in a project can help ensure that a control system automation project is successful.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, August 28 to September 3, for articles published within the last two months.

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