Top 5 Control Engineering articles October 2-8: Modern HMI elements, VFD improvements, process engineers and analytics, more

Articles about three modern HMI elements, six VFD improvements, process engineers and analytics, Control Engineering hot topics, and IoT and maintenance were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from October 2-8. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra October 9, 2017

The top 5 most read articles online, from Oct. 2-8 for Control Engineering, covered three modern HMI elements, six VFD improvements, process engineers and analytics, Control Engineering hot topics, and IoT and maintenance. Links to each article below.

1. Three elements of a modern HMI for improved operations

Cover Story: Advancements in human-machine interfaces (HMIs) lead to increased productivity, simplified graphics configuration, and mobility.

2. Six ways VFDs can improve motion control applications

Inverter and variable motor control technologies are being used to solve application challenges and improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness in unexpected ways.

3. Process engineers need new analytics awareness

Improved data management requires a new way of thinking.

4. Control Engineering hot topics, September 2017

Control Engineering’s most clicked articles in September 2017 included stories about PID, ladder logic, differential pressure flowmeters, cloud computing, and process sensors. Miss something? You can catch up here. 

5. How IoT promises to enable better product maintenance for manufacturers

By staying continuously connected, manufacturers are transforming the way they support and maintain their products.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, October 2-8, for articles published within the last two months.

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