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In a typical wastewater treatment plant, aeration blowers are the largest single consumer of energy...
Inside Machines: In low- and medium-voltages, three-phase induction motors are the most widely used...
How product innovations are revolutionizing pump monitoring and process control management.
Companies are considering upgrades for primary process control systems, but upgrades for secondary ...
Upgrade your next machine design with servo motors to decrease downtime, decrease footprint, increa...
Machine designers strive to increase throughput, decrease machine costs, and reduce maintenance cos...
Knowing the truth about VFD operation can simplify the selection process for choose a variable freq...
Below are a few key comparisons between small and large engineering firms that specify HVAC and bui...
Voltage fluctuations not only affect performance, it can also put the safety of electrical devices ...
Engineers must understand how the components in the systems they design use power and how they can ...
Harmonics mitigation, filtering voltage spikes are two key issues.
Servo system selection criteria involves more than just wattage and price. Other important servo cr...
A general-purpose test system can be viewed as a research and development tool and a production and...
Cover story: HMI-historian integration cover story: Integration of historians with human-machine in...
Cycling motors on and off could be a way to meet demand; minimize starts, stops, and run time; and ...
A rudimentary understanding of how shaft sizes are determined can be helpful to anyone who works wi...
Multi-phase ac induction motors have traditionally dominated the electric motor industry. The indus...
Advice follows on using proportional-integral-derivative (PID) tuning for motion control and roboti...
When designing a system and automating it, there are numerous professionals involved with each of t...
Hands-on experience helps accelerate the PID learning curve.
Engineering and IT Insight: Programming and the other associated tasks of design, installation, deb...
Servo control software improves applications requiring accurate path tracking and low settling time...
One-in-four control loops are regulating level, but techniques for tuning PID controllers in these ...
For those who are just getting into writing ladder logic and have maybe taken a few classes or seen...
Engineering and IT Insight: Lazy?! Great control system programmers spend more time in design so th...
Correctly setting controls for pumps and circulators is key to achieving energy savings.
Testing drive-and-motor systems is a three-step process.
There is no “one size fit all” formula for legacy migration of control systems, but assessing the a...
Cross-referencing really can be an art. If successful it can save a company time and money, whereas...
Ask Control Engineering blog links to 60 years of motors, drives, and motion control coverage for t...