Top 5 Control Engineering articles June 26 to July 2: NEC changes, 2017 Salary and Career Survey, IIoT and signal processing, more

Articles about NEC changes, the 2017 Salary and Career Survey, IIoT and signal processing, and VFD installation and fundamentals were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 26 to July 2. Miss something? You can catch up here.

07/05/2017


The top 5 most read articles online, from Jun. 26 to Jul. 2 for Control Engineering, covered NEC changes, the 2017 Salary and Career Survey, IIoT and signal processing, and VFD installation and fundamentals. Links to each article below. 

1. Top seven 2017 NEC changes you need to know

The 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) includes many changes covering traditional and alternative sources of electrical power.

2. Control Engineering Salary and Career Survey, 2017

Control Engineering salary and career survey research shows an average salary of $96,045 in 2017, up slightly from the 2016 results; job satisfaction continues among respondents. Life-long learning remains critically important. To get youth interested in engineering, more investments in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and high-profile projects need to be made, respondents said.

3. The IIoT opportunity seen from a signal-processing perspective

Address challenges involving real-time signals exchanged by many data-generating devices.

4. Installing VFDs: environmental and safety considerations

Inside Machines: Understanding ac variable frequency drive (VFD) installation options can save costs, reduce downtime, and enhance safety. 

5. The ABCs of VFDs

Find the right application to match the motor need and know the conditions for using a variable frequency drive (VFD).

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, June 26 to July 2, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.



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