Control Systems

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Automation January 24, 2022

Top 5 Control Engineering articles January 17-23, 2022

Articles about the industrial automation, lithium-ion batteries, most-viewed articles of 2021, Control Engineering table of contents and industrial cybersecurity hot topics were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from January 17-23, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Warehouse automation product launches from integrators by product type by integrator in 2021.
Automation, Controls November 16, 2021

Robotics and software make up 51% of new products

Robotics and software products account for the majority of product launches in 2021 according to an Interact Analysis report.

By Rueben Scriven
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PLCs, PACs January 11, 2022

Hot topics in Control Engineering for 2021

Think Again: PLC programming, AI and control system evolution, the Career and Salary Survey and HMI/SCADA design were among top articles posted on the Control Engineering website during 2021. Why? See also top 3 covers, top 10 articles posted prior to 2021.

By Mark T. Hoske
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AI and Machine Learning January 19, 2022

Solving big problems via algorithms enhanced by 2D materials

Important optimization algorithms that are designed to solve large-scale problems such as supply chain logistics can be boosted from 2D materials.

By Jamie Oberdick
Dedicated Controls June 17, 2017

Industrial motor control system

Striatech's switched reluctance (SR) motor and dedicated control combination is designed for industrial applications such as large conveyors for steady operation.

By Striatech
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PID, APC December 21, 2021

Evaluating different PID forms

A theoretical basis for effects of different proportional-integral-derivative (PID) forms on idealized line 1st & 2nd order systems.

By Brian Philbin
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DCS, SCADA, Controllers December 13, 2021

IT/OT convergence combines industrial and laboratory automation

Teamwork enabled the creation of a large testing lab in just nine months

By Jim Meyers