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Motor design and motion control: Earliest electric motor designs reach back 150 years. While motor ...
Automation tales in motion: Great changes have taken place in motion control systems over the past ...
Compressed air is very common in all industrial facilities and there has been a major push to ident...
A college’s decision to use reclaimed water lieu of a cooling tower saves millions of gallons of dr...
Automatic control operations can be described as either open-loop or closed-loop. The difference is...
Engineering and IT Insight: Good coding habits reduce errors, save time, and can help you become a ...
Taking advantage of technology enhancements - and introducing a level of unwarranted risk - is a fi...
Having the guidelines of ISA-88 hierarchy and equipment structure, how can this basis be used to ma...
While PID control is often used because of its adaptability to a wide range of applications and ope...
New wrist-mounted device augments the human hand with two robotic fingers.
Engineers must strike the right balance on the centralized/distributed control system design spectr...
Engineering and IT Insight: Control programming is programming, even if it uses ladder logic, seque...
Oversized actuators can add unnecessary costs to the damper if improperly sized
When choosing a tuning strategy for a specific control loop, it is important to match the technique...
Guidance on performance monitoring is featured in a newly published guideline from ASHRAE.
Case study: Automated Industrial Machinery (AIM Inc.) moved from an analog interface to servo ampli...
Historically, the facility management challenge has been to do more with less. System integration p...
Low power factor can drain generation capacity, waste energy, and increase maintenance costs with e...
Technology Update: Industrial facilities should include a system evaluation, including a harmonic d...
A cost-efficient energy recovery chiller allowed a Wisconsin hospital to achieve higher energy effi...