Top 5 Control Engineering articles January 15-21
The top 5 most read articles online, from Jan. 15-21 for Control Engineering, covered control and instrumentation tips, hot Control Engineering topics, modular control system design, four VFD trends, and selecting the correct factory automation controller. Links to each article below.
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Cover Story: A new automotive production facility used a modular controller design to reduce startup challenges and optimize plant operations for Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers (MCPP).
Variable frequency drive (VFD) advances enable users to do more with less.
Cover Story: Picking the right hardware is critical, but users also need to make sure they include controller programming software in the evaluation process.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, January 15-21, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, email@example.com.