Top 5 Control Engineering articles June 10-16
The top 5 most read articles online, from June 10-16 for Control Engineering covered the Career and Salary Survey, retrofitting Industrie 4.0, power storage capabilities, alarm management and process safety, and choosing the right HMI. Links to each article below.
Engineers are getting paid more, although fewer expect to get increases in 2019; top factors for determining job satisfaction are feeling of accomplishment, technical challenge, and financial compensation.
Ypsomed, a medical technology company, was able to retrofit Industrie 4.0 digital control systems onto its legacy plastic injection molding machines.
Battery update: Several universities have been working on advances to improve battery technologies and make them safer and more reliable for industrial and manufacturing applications. Click on links for more information.
Making the connection between alarm management and process safety management can ensure a safe and productive process.
Human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are available with many hardware and software features and users should work backwards from the target application to make sure all needs are addressed.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, June 10-16, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, email@example.com.