Top 5 Control Engineering content: February 19-25, 2024

The top 5 pieces of content from the past week includes DCS, VFDs and digital transformation.

By Tyler Wall February 26, 2024
Courtesy: Yaskawa

Control Engineering’s top 5 pieces of content over the past week includes DCS, VFDs and digital transformation.

1. DCS of the future, cybersecurity services, integrated asset management

ABB discussed future process control capabilities, cybersecurity services and integrated asset management to help users interact with automation more easily, as discussed at the 2024 ARC Industry Forum.

2. More answers on software tools you need when working with AC drives (VFDs)

Yaskawa’s Michael Hall joined Control Engineering for a November 16 webcast on software tools for working with AC drives (VFDs). Questions submitted by the audience that were not answered during the live event are provided below.

3. How to excel in digital transformation with strategy, software

Hexagon announced a software and business strategy at the 2024 ARC Industry Forum to help industrial companies accelerate and excel with digital transformation.

4. Industrial networking 101: Everything you need to know

Industrial networking is vital to today’s manufacturing landscape. From different types of networks to key components and best practices, this guide will help you navigate the intricacies of industrial Ethernet networking

5. Get ready to upgrade process controls: 3 ways to save

End of March, Honeywell says users will find more process control system advantages in its R530 Experion PKS update, as announced at the 2024 ARC Industry Forum, which builds on decoupling control from I/O connections. Savings include up to half the controllers and system cabinets needed and up to 90% of the fiber-optic budget.


Author Bio: Tyler Wall is an associate editor for CFE Media and Technology