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Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 4-10

Articles about the Engineers' Choice finalists, information and the cloud, control system migration, wet and flooded motors, and IIoT project tips were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from November 4-10. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra November 11, 2019

The top 5 most read articles online, from November 4-10 for Control Engineering covered the Engineers’ Choice finalists, information and the cloud, control system migration, wet and flooded motors, and IIoT project tips. Links to each article below.

1. 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.

2. How information ascends to the cloud for greater utilization

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

3. 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.

4. How to deal with wet or flooded motors

Saltwater becomes a major problem.

5. Eight IIoT project tips

Think Again: If you’re stalled with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) implementations or haven’t begun, consider these eight expert tips.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Nov. 4-10, 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.