What are advanced process controls?
Advanced process controls (APC) refers to a sophisticated and growing collection of algorithms (software) applied used in logic devices for making continous, batch, or hybrid operations. Examples include proportional-integral-derivative (PID) software.
Nine considerations when selecting a programming language. Ladder logic is favored by manufacturers in discrete industries, but as technology and automation evolve, its usefulness compared to other IEC 61131-3 programming languages and PC programming depends on application complexity and other factors.
Part of a European motor efficiency standard allows use of a variable speed drive to meet energy-saving requirements.