Process Manufacturing

Dr. Alexander Horch, Alexander Horch, vice president R&D and product management, HIMA. Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Safety February 26, 2020

Securing a process control safety system

Companies looking to keep their process control safety system secure to ensure a long lifecycle need to prioritize cybersecurity just as much now.

By Gregory Hale
Dr. Helen Durand from Wayne State University received a $500,000 grant to design stronger safeguards against automation systems attacks. Courtesy: Wayne State University/ISSSource
Cybersecurity February 25, 2020

Boosting security of process control chemical systems

Wayne State University researchers have developed a process designed to enhance cybersecurity of chemical process control systems.

By Gregory Hale
Figure 1: Data acquisition network connections. Courtesy: Maverick Technologies
Data Acquisition, DAQ December 9, 2019

Top 5 Control Engineering articles December 2-8

Articles about the Engineers' Choice finalists, data acquisition, cut-to-length cable, IT/OT convergence, and industrial virtualization were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 2-8. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
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Simulators, Optimizers February 24, 2020

Process simulation benefits for manufacturers

Process simulation can be an invaluable tool to compare alternatives and justify the cost for manufacturing and manufacturing-related processes.

By Philip Lyman, PhD
Courtesy: Seeq Corp.
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 25, 2020

Use IIoT to improve OEE, increasing ROI

Case-use examples illustrate the point

By Michael Risse
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Energy, Power January 5, 2020

Polymer may help Lithium-ion batteries become self-healing, recyclable

Engineers at the University of Illinois have developed a solid polymer-based electrolyte for Lithium-ion batteries that can self-heal after damage.

By Lois Yoksoulian
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Process Manufacturing February 24, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering articles February 17-23

Articles about the Engineers' Choice winners, process valve choices, cotton gin improvements, robots and drones in process facilities, and the top 2019 university articles were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 17-23. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra