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Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 11-17

Articles about information and the cloud, control panel building tips, the Engineers' Choice finalists, control system migration, and the Motor Drives Study were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from November 11-17. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra November 18, 2019

The top 5 most read articles online, from November 11-17 for Control Engineering covered information and the cloud, control panel building tips, the Engineers’ Choice finalists, control system migration, and the Motor Drives Study. Links to each article below.

1. How information ascends to the cloud for greater utilization

Modern instrumentation delivers data, but too often it serves no purpose.

2. Five control panel building tips

Software, data management, and decreased wiring are among control panel design benefits, when digitalization is integrated in design.

3. 2020 Engineers’ Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media’s New Products for Engineers platform at www.controleng.com/NPE.

4. Opening your options: Control system migration

Inside Process: Aging process control systems (PCSs) create nine major problems. There are three good reasons to migrate distributed control systems before obsolescence.

5. 2019 Motor Drives Study

Five trends on buying, specifying motor drives

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Nov. 11-17, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is an associate editor for Control Engineering and has worked for the magazine since 2011. He edits articles on all automation topics and has written on topics including robotics, power generation, IIoT, AI/machine learning, and more. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature degree from North Central College and is also a self-published crime/mystery novelist on Amazon.