DCS, SCADA, Controllers
Control Engineering's most clicked articles in October 2021 included stories on the Engineers' Choice finalists, SCADA and automation, embedded systems, machine control migrations and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.
Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems are becoming more complex, which makes a well-maintained alarm system essential. Six tips are highlighted.
Travis Cox, co-director of sales engineering at Inductive Automation, discusses important topics affecting supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.
Arlen Nipper, co-inventor of MQTT, the publish-subscribe network protocol that has become the dominant messaging standard in IoT, outlines data management and how OT can help IT.
Articles about SCADA benefits, Engineers' Choice finalists, finite-state machines, virtualized PLCs and the Engineering Leaders Under 40 were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from October 4-10, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.
As industrial automation evolves, how do we keep speaking the same language? It helps to evaluate automation by functions, not components. Think about how industrial automation technologies like SCADA can accelerate application capabilities.
Renewable energy company sees numerous benefits in operations and business management with new supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system.
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.
Distributed control system migrations to modern process control systems provide eight lessons learned on procedures and costs. Learn how future DCS migrations to open systems can be easier, less costly, and create more value.
Examine how to manage DCS migration preparation with front-end loading design goals. A new DCS with high-performance human-machine interface (HMI) can help operators resolve abnormal situations 41% faster.