Automation, Controls

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles March 8-14, 2021

Articles about the top 5 VFD parameter changes explained, the Spotlight on Innovation: 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards, six steps for supporting an automation system, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 8-14, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay March 15, 2021
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles

The top 5 most read articles online, from March 8-14, 2021 for Control Engineering covered the top 5 VFD parameter changes explained, the Spotlight on Innovation: 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards, six steps for supporting an automation system, and more. Links to each article below.

1. Top 5 VFD parameter changes explained

Programming variable frequency drives (VFDs) to fit most industrial applications require only the most basic settings to operate the motor. Understand these 5 VFD parameter changes to optimize VFD programming to fit most motor-drive applications.

2. Spotlight on Innovation: 2021 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Control Engineering announces the best automation, control and instrumentation products in the 21 categories of the annual Engineers’ Choice Awards program.

3. Six steps for supporting an automation system

There’s nothing revolutionary in this six-step process; however, it is a workable model for helping to find, analyze and correct system issues.

4. Evolution of control systems with artificial intelligence

Cover Story: Can artificial intelligence (AI) prove to be the next evolution of control systems? See three AI controller characteristics and three applications.

5. Five digital transformation trends in manufacturing for 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has supercharged the demand for digital offerings and Industry 4.0 technology

 

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, March 8-14, 2021, 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.