Top 5 Control Engineering articles January 3-9, 2022

Articles about embedded systems, automated pressure testing, the 2022 SIY winners, PLCs' role in automation and no-code robotics were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from January 3-9, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra January 10, 2022
Courtesy: Peter Galan, retired control software engineer

The top 5 most read articles online, from January 3-9, 2022, for Control Engineering covered embedded systems, automated pressure testing, the 2022 SIY winners, PLCs’ role in automation and no-code robotics. Links to each article below.

1. Event-driven applications for embedded systems: Summary of PDF

C code is provided and explained for creating event-driven applications for embedded systems, and simulating a task-manager application.

2. OEM delivers automated pressure testing with edge computing

An oil and gas original equipment manufacturer (OEM) uses edge computing for integrated data and control to maintain the safety and integrity of drilling facilities.

3. 2022 System Integrator of the Year winners

Integrator companies Revere Control Systems, Hargrove Controls + Automation and Huffman Engineering are recognized for their outstanding achievements.

4. PLCs remain essential in modern automation

Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) often fill an essential role in automation by communicating, monitoring and controlling automated processes and will continue to do so in the IIoT era.

5. Know the benefits of no-code robotics

No code programming seeks to make the automation industry more autonomous and to democratize the use of robotics at the shop floor level.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, Jan. 3-9, 2022, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, web content manager, Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology,

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is web content manager for CFE Media and Technology.