Top 5 Control Engineering articles July 5-11, 2021
Articles about simulation and computer-aided design, IEC 61131-3 structuring, edge computing, IIoT networks and control system cybersecurity were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 5-11, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.
The top 5 most read articles online, from July 5-11, 2021, for Control Engineering covered simulation and computer-aided design, IEC 61131-3 structuring, edge computing, IIoT networks and control system cybersecurity. Links to each article below.
Cover Story: While simulation systems can help for control system programming design, a general-purpose programming language like C# can be used: First, some basic control system theory.
The IEC 61131-3 standard includes powerful structuring tools and can help provide users an excellent way to break a control system down into manageable units for greater overall effectiveness.
Artificial intelligence (AI) applications in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and edge computing provide advantages for real-time decisions and smarter actions in the field. See advice on edge computer selection and tools for building Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) applications.
Don’t get distracted by the promises of the latest so-called solutions for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Focus on these essential design principles while building a data network. Intelligent input/output modules and other tools can add flexibility.
NIST has developed an infographic with steps control system owners/operators can take now to get started or refreshed on their cybersecurity journey and to help manage their control system cybersecurity risks.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, July 5-11, 2021, for articles published within the last two months.
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