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Top 5 Control Engineering articles July 13-19, 2020

Articles about returning to the office after COVID-19, silicone rubber face masks, cloud efficiency, benefits of learning ladder logic for industrial programming, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 13-July 19, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay July 20, 2020
Courtesy: Breen Machine Automation Services

The top 5 most read articles online, from July 13-19 for Control Engineering covered returning to the office after COVID-19, silicone rubber face masks, cloud efficiency platform, benefits of learning ladder logic for industrial programming, and more. Links to each article below.

1. Seven steps to plan for re-entering the workplace

When people return to the office after the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided enough, it is important to have a concrete plan in place during those early days to enhance safety and worker confidence.

2. Engineers design reusable, silicone rubber face mask

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed a silicone rubber face mask that they believe could stop viral particles as effectively as N95 masks.

3. Seven ways automation design software helps IIoT

Electrical and automation design software can help with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) automation implementations in seven ways. See product examples.

4. Cloud efficiency platform developed for databases

A Purdue University data science and machine learning professor has developed OPTIMUSCLOUD, which is designed to give cloud efficiency to organizations and users for data-intensive situations like the COVID-19 pandemic.

5. Benefits of learning ladder logic for industrial programming

Ladder logic is challenging for industrial programming, but it is a valuable skill for engineers looking to enhance their skill set.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, July 13-19, for articles published within the last two months.

Keagan Gay, digital media & production coordinator, CFE Media, kgay@cfemedia.com.


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