Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 18-24
The top 5 most read articles online, from November 18-24 for Control Engineering covered the Engineers’ Choice finalists, control system technologies, control system migration, industrial automation, and information and the cloud. Links to each article below.
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Project execution using a process control system highly integrated virtual environment melds software and networking to uncouple control applications from physical equipment, and controllers from physical I/O. This reduces capital cost by shifting from customization to standardization and eliminating some non-value-added work.
Inside Process: Aging process control systems (PCSs) create nine major problems. There are three good reasons to migrate distributed control systems before obsolescence.
Industrial automation is on the threshold of a new revolution, moving through rapid technology changes, adoption of new systems and networking architectures and looking toward interoperability of devices and systems.
Modern instrumentation delivers data, but too often it serves no purpose.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Nov. 18-24, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.