Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 1-7, 2021

Articles about benefits of auto-tuning VFDs, how tomorrow's automation technology will transform workforce, and benefits of cloud-based historian software were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from November 1-7, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay November 8, 2021
Courtesy: Honeywell Process Solutions

The top 5 most read articles online, from November 1-7, 2021, for Control Engineering covered benefits of auto-tuning VFDs, how tomorrow’s automation technology will transform workforce, and benefits of cloud-based historian software. Links to each article below.

1. Benefits of auto-tuning VFDs

An auto-tune helps a variable frequency drive (VFD) control the motor with specific motor settings, and there are many ways to get the best results for a specific setting and situation. See five auto-tuning tips.

2. Endress+Hauser inaugurates Texas campus

Endress+Hauser brings instrumentation, services and solutions closer to users in the process industries.

3. How tomorrow’s automation technology will transform workforce

The automation revolution is changing how technology is implemented and how workers are being trained. Companies need to rethink everything from the top-down to thrive in the future.

4. Benefits of cloud-based historian software: Expert interview series, Steve Pavlosky, GE Digital

Not enough data gathered by industry is used to improve operations, and Steve Pavlosky, director – product management, Digital Plant for GE Digital, wants to help. Pavlosky also serves as principal product manager, GE Digital’s Proficy Historian and Data at the Edge. See video.

5. Finite-state machine for embedded systems

Get help for finite-state machine programming for embedded systems using C programming language.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, November 1-7, 2021, for articles published within the last two months.

Keagan Gay, digital media & production coordinator, CFE Media,

Author Bio: Keagan Gay is a digital media & production coordinator for CFE Media.