Top 5 Control Engineering articles February 5-11
The top 5 most read articles online, from Feb. 5-11 for Control Engineering, covered three VFD trends, avoiding alarm overload, internal automation standards, the 2018 Engineers’ Choice winners, and selecting an automation controller. Links to each article below.
Variable frequency drive (VFD) development is shifting focus away from general-purpose motor controls that are already meeting market demands toward reduced installation costs.
Take steps to improve supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) alarm management and avoid alarm overloading.
Industry regulations aren’t specific enough, so internal standards are required to ensure consistency among automation system hardware and software installed in your plant or facility.
The 31st annual Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Awards shines a light on 26 categories of control, instrumentation, and automation products, revealing the best of those introduced in 2017 as chosen by the Control Engineering print and digital audience.
Consider these criteria when selecting an automation controller for motion, robotics, machines, and other applications.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, February 5-11, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.