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Top 5 Control Engineering Articles Feb. 15-21, 2021

Articles about the 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards, the evolution of control systems in artificial intelligence, top 5 VFD parameter changes explained, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Feb. 15-21, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay February 22, 2021
Courtesy: PI North America

The top 5 most read articles online, from Feb. 15-21, 2021 for Control Engineering covered the 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards, the evolution of control systems in artificial intelligence, top 5 VFD parameter changes explained, and more. Links to each article below.

1. Spotlight on Innovation: 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Control Engineering announces the best automation, control and instrumentation products in the 21 categories of the annual Engineers’ Choice Awards program.

2. Evolution of control systems with artificial intelligence

Cover Story: Can artificial intelligence (AI) prove to be the next evolution of control systems? See three AI controller characteristics and three applications.

3. Top 5 VFD parameter changes explained

Programming variable frequency drives (VFDs) to fit most industrial applications require only the most basic settings to operate the motor. Understand these 5 VFD parameter changes to optimize VFD programming to fit most motor-drive applications.

4. Nanowire could provide a stable superconducting transistor

The cryoyton is a superconducting transistor, inspired by decades-old MIT research, which could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.

5. Functional safety networks for Ethernet communication protocols

PROFIsafe extends the Profinet communication protocol to address unique requirements for safety-related information necessary to conform to strict safety standards.

 

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Feb. 15-21, 2021, for articles published within the last two months.

Keagan Gay, digital media & production coordinator, CFE Media, kgay@cfemedia.com.


Keagan Gay
Author Bio: Keagan Gay is a digital media & production coordinator for CFE Media.