Top 5 Control Engineering articles September 2-8
The top 5 most read articles online, from September 2-8 for Control Engineering covered model-following control, industrial controller cybersecurity, machine learning, improving engineer retention, and IIoT platforms. Links to each article below.
Two proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers can be better than one. Model-following control may be the best choice if it’s important to get the process variable to the setpoint without hunting or overshoot.
Protecting industrial automation systems is easier when controllers offer built-in cybersecurity features.
Researchers at the University of Washington used machine learning to develop a system that monitors factory and warehouse workers and tell them, in real time, how risky their behaviors are.
Companies looking to protect their top engineering talent from rivals should look to improve training, benefits and wages to make employees happier and more productive.
Having the best Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) architecture with the most modern and state-of-the-art technology will not benefit any company unless it is tied to a specific purpose and business outcome.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Sept. 2-8, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, email@example.com.