System Integration

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System Integration December 14, 2020

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles Dec. 7-14, 2020

Articles about the 20201 System Integrator of the Year award winners, robotic offline programming in a COVID-19 world, cybersecurity and the rise of IT-enabled OT systems, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Dec. 7-14 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Fluke Reliability
Process Manufacturing November 11, 2020

Maintenance automation: create a new recipe for data integration

To get top ROI for digitalizing your asset maintenance, consider a modernized version of the automation pyramid using ISA-95 Enterprise-Control System Integration.

By Brian Harrison
Courtesy: Tour Group/Rice University
Electrical January 14, 2021

Metallic nanoparticles could find use in electronics, optics

Rice University scientists extended their technique to produce graphene in a flash to tailor the properties of other 2D materials, which could be used in electronics and optics.

By Mike Williams
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 December 14, 2020

How to acquire trained talent through new learning opportunities

A shift toward engineering design will require proficiency in new tools developed through the training of current workers as well as the attraction of digitally fit new hires

By Laura Mabikafola
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Energy, Power January 14, 2021

Safer, fast-charging aqueous battery developed

A 3D zinc-manganese nano-alloy anode has been developed, resulting in a stable, high-performance aqueous battery that uses seawater as an electrolyte.

By Jeannie Kever
Courtesy: Malisko Engineering Inc.
System Integration December 16, 2020

Integrators improve service value by moving providing an XaaS model

Integrators improve their value to manufacturers by adapting to a delivery system inspired by a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, which takes on many forms

By Stephen J. Malyszko
Tadiran lithium batteries survive extreme cold temperatures to continuously monitor the transport of the
Energy Efficiency December 22, 2020

Lithium batteries developed to survive extreme cold temperatures

Tadiran has developed bobbin-type lithium thionyl chloride (LiSOCl2) batteries that have been specially modified for use in the cold chain, which is required for transporting the COVID-19 vaccine.

By Tadiran Batteries