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Top 5 Control Engineering Articles Oct. 26 to Nov. 1, 2020

Articles about rising robot sales, exploring artificial intelligence and machine learning, VFD parameter changes explained, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay November 2, 2020
Courtesy: International Federation of Robotics (IFR)

The top 5 most read articles online, from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1 for Control Engineering covered rising robot sales, exploring artificial intelligence and machine learning, VFD parameter changes explained, and more. Links to each article below.

1. Robot sales rise due to increased automation, COVID-19 pandemic

Professional service robot sales increased by 32% worldwide from 2018 to 2019 and the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to increase sales even more.

2. Exploring the benefits of AI and machine learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can offer many benefits for manufacturers and provide positive outcomes with optimization, predictive maintenance and more. See four initial steps to every machine-learning project.

3. 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.

4. Heated face mask designed to filter and inactivate coronaviruses

The reusable mask includes a heated copper mesh powered by a battery and surrounded by insulating neoprene, which could help health care professionals and in other situations where social distancing is difficult.

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The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Oct. 26 to Nov. 1, 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.