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Top 5 Control Engineering articles February 17-23

Articles about the Engineers' Choice winners, process valve choices, cotton gin improvements, robots and drones in process facilities, and the top 2019 university articles were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 17-23. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra February 24, 2020
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology

The top 5 most read articles online, from February 17-23 for Control Engineering covered Engineers’ Choice winners, process valve choices, cotton gin improvements, robots and drones in process facilities, and the top 2019 university articles. Links to each article below.

1. 2020 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Spotlight on innovation: Best automation, control and instrumentation products in 29 categories.

2. Making process control valve choices

Today’s process control valves offer an ever wider range of features and benefits for industries that require precise control over fluids, steam and other gases. With so many control valves to choose from it is important to establish the features that will deliver the most cost-effective design for a particular application.

3. Continuous improvements help Alabama cotton gin increase yields

A cotton gin facility in Alabama upgraded its industrial network to better manage its increased production while running optimally for long periods of time.

4. Deploying robots and drones in process plants and facilities

Robots have long been used in discrete manufacturing and machine automation applications, and their use is now spreading to address process industry applications.

5. Most-viewed university articles in 2019

The most-viewed articles from university sources included stories on drag-and-drop analytics, robotic actuators, nanocrystals, and prolonging power plant life with AI. Links to each article below.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Feb. 17-23, for articles published within the last two months.

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


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is an associate editor for CFE Media.