Control Systems

Control Systems January 17, 2023

Manufacturing, global economy: Mild 2024 recession

The global economy is likely heading toward a mild recession in 2024 with a quick recovery, and manufacturers can position themselves in front of these challenges by taking charge; automation is part of the answer.

By Chris Vavra
Control Systems December 3, 2022

Upgrading ventilation equipment systems in automotive tunnels

An integration project required upgrading legacy equipment in a tunnel that sees thousands of vehicles driving through every day without causing potential safety issues.

By Nick Hein and Sean Creager
PLCs, PACs December 16, 2022

PLC module coordinates real-time data in coal shipping application

A coal shipping company improved their supply chain and operations by reducing inefficiency and waste with PLC modules.

By Deane Horn
Edge Computing, Embedded Systems January 26, 2023

AI risk management framework released

NIST released their artificial intelligence (AI) risk management framework as part of a larger effort to build and instill trust in AI with the greater public.

By National Institute of Standards and Technology
Dedicated Controls September 11, 2022

Plant instrumentation and controls: Modernize or maintain?

Best project practices: How to achieve successful plant modernization and how to properly prepare for the project. See related article: Why modernize plant instrumentation, controls.

By Kevin Finnan
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
PID, APC January 18, 2023

Benefits of multivariable process control

Multivariable process control can help process engineers do more with the processes and systems already on the plant floor.

By Stephen Cronauer
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
DCS, SCADA, Controllers January 9, 2023

Gaining actionable insight with SCADA systems

Modern supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) solutions can offer actionable insight to allow for better monitoring and control of production processes.

By Control Engineering Europe