How to apply automation is the topical focus of the August 2021 digital edition of Control Engineering. Link to the August issue articles below and to prior 2021 issues.
Building information modeling (BIM) is a workflow and acts as a combination of those three words that make up the acronym during the design process.
Programmable logic controller (PLC) code should never be a bottleneck when troubleshooting and should be designed to address the needs and knowledge of as many engineers as possible.
Enabling access to machine learning algorithms in easy-to-use advanced analytics applications accelerates insights in process data. A specialty chemical manufacturer used ML tools to predict over 90% of quality deviations and save more than $500,000 per year in quality downgrades.
Striatech's switched reluctance (SR) motor and dedicated control combination is designed for industrial applications such as large conveyors for steady operation.
Articles about APC improvements, industrial products, face mask prototypes, industrial products, control system improvements and jumpstarting a successful IIoT program were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from August 30 to September 5, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.
Those who delay a DCS migration risk loss of uptime and reliability and have difficulty applying incremental improvements. Also, related controls and instrumentation upgrades incompatible with legacy equipment.