Top 5 Control Engineering Articles Feb. 8-14, 2021

Articles about the 2021 Engineers' Choice Awards, top 5 VFD parameter changes explained, replacing seven SCADA systems with one, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Feb. 8-14, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay February 15, 2021

The top 5 most read articles online, from Feb. 8-14, 2021 for Control Engineering covered the 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards, top 5 VFD parameter changes explained, 3 data analysis tips, 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. 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.

3. Replacing seven SCADA systems with one

Toronto Pearson International Airport starts fast on major baggage program with new, streamlined SCADA system that serves as the heart of the ambitious project.

4. IoT-enabled process validation system for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

An Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-enabled global process validation system with advanced process control (APC) capabilities can accelerate manufacturing efficiency, production capacity and reduce production cycle time for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

5. More questions answered on IIoT cloud to edge

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can include cloud to edge architectures. What mix of cloud and edge technologies should a particular application have?


The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, Feb. 8-14, 2021, for articles published within the last two months.

Keagan Gay, digital media & production coordinator, CFE Media,

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