Top 5 Control Engineering articles August 5-11
The top 5 most read articles online, from August 5-11 for Control Engineering covered controller options for industrial applications, machine safety, alarm management, robotic actuators, and industrial cybersecurity needs. Links to each article below.
Choosing the best industrial controller requires evaluation of automation, communication and security needs.
The design phase of a project allows companies to reduce potential machine safety before it has a chance to manifest itself as a hazard and danger to workers.
Alarm management has been a great success for the process industry. Initial challenges have largely been met, but new challenges have emerged. Alarm management is most effective as an operations tool, not a safety tool.
MIT researchers have developed an automated system that designs and 3-D prints robotic actuators, which are optimized and automatically created, which is almost impossible for a human to do.
Emerging condition monitoring software and devices have ingrained cybersecurity that helps bring legacy systems and processes into the modern era.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, August 5-11, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.