Top 5 Control Engineering articles October 8-14

Articles about Engineers' Choice finalists, insulated switchgear, digital design advantages, multi-touch HMI hardware, and matrix drives were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from October 8-14, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra October 15, 2018

The top 5 most read articles online, from Oct. 8-14 for Control Engineering covered Engineers’ Choice finalists, insulated switchgear, digital design advantages, multi-touch HMI hardware, and matrix drives. Links to each article below.

1. Vote now for 2019 Engineers’ Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Review finalists and vote by using CFE Media’s New Products for Engineers platform.

2. The era of air insulated switchgear has passed

Adjusting to the new normal in the oil & gas industry means increased innovation alongside operational discipline and re-evaluating medium-voltage switchgear applications.

3. Digital advantages for design, automation

Digitalization benefits include speed to market, flexibility, efficiency, consistent quality, cybersecurity, and lower lifecycle costs.

4. Standardizing multi-touch HMI hardware 

Cover Story: Implementing cost-effective multi-touch panel technology now can future-proof system architectures.

5. Matrix drive benefits for managing drive harmonics

Trap filters are a common solution for managing drive harmonics, but matrix drives can provide additional benefits for the user without the need for peripheral equipment and costs.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Oct. 8-14, for articles published within the last two months.

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