Top 5 Control Engineering articles July 29 to August 4
The top 5 most read articles online, from July 29 to August 4 for Control Engineering covered managing an engineering career, PLCs on the internet, controller options for industrial applications, HMI safety, and computer integration. Links to each article below.
A well-managed engineering career means a lifetime career outside the rut. Apply these seven tips to manage a successful engineering career.
Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are now gaining information technology (IT) abilities to interact directly with the internet, creating new automation and information possibilities.
Choosing the best industrial controller requires evaluation of automation, communication and security needs.
Keeping a human-machine interface (HMI) up-to-date and safe even after companies stop updating the software behind the HMI can be a tricky process.
Installing computer systems can be an arduous process for new and existing manufacturing plants; basic best practices for enclosures can help companies avoid costly pitfalls and long-term challenges. See five tips for using computers on the plant floor.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, July 29 to August 4, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.