Top 5 Control Engineering articles Jun. 18-24
The top 5 most read articles online, from Jun. 18-24 for Control Engineering, covered sensor selection, the 2018 Salary and Career Survey, discrete sensors, IIoT effectiveness on the plant floor, and mobile HMI criteria. Links to each article below.
Many different sensors are available to manufacturers and knowledge about the application type and basic operation conditioning requirements can create a more informed and accurate choice.
Career Update 2018: Engineers are getting paid more and a greater percentage expect to get increases in 2018, but the technical challenge and a general feeling of accomplishment remains the highest factors for job satisfaction.
Measuring success: Understand which type of discrete sensors to use for what applications, terminology, and tips.
Create and collect machine and sensor data to augment overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and determine machine efficiency.
Mobile human-machine interface (HMI) strategies should consider security, ease of use, level of access and detail, and collaboration when bringing HMI interfaces from the control room to the plant floor.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Jun. 18-24, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.