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With daunting aspects such as ever-changing codes and standards, increasing medical complexity, and...
Integrating manufacturing and controls with higher-level systems isn’t always easy; here are the to...
The most-visited articles at www.controleng.com during October 2012 included the following topics: ...
But meeting a specific performance measure is harder than it looks.
General Motors saved $50 million in energy costs, reduced energy intensity 25% by working with a sy...
As capabilities of different platforms overlap in more areas, selection options grow but become mor...
Part of a European motor efficiency standard allows use of a variable speed drive to meet energy-sa...
Engineers can meet a building’s hot water needs with today’s boiler systems.
Variable frequency drives offer simple method of boosting energy efficiency of heavy equipment
This year, the IMS Research mobile radio division exhibited and presented at the TETRA World Congre...
After watching the initial adoption of the ErP directive in the motors market, the question arises ...
Companies are crowd-sourcing their RF databases to aid GPS and improve indoor location accuracy as ...
Building automation equipment in institutional buildings like schools and hospitals is expected to ...
IMS Research estimated 31 million new fieldbus and Ethernet nodes were installed in 2011 and is pre...
High growth in Brazil is predominately driven by oil and gas and mining expansion, as well as proje...
IMS Research predicts sales into the oil and natural gas, mining, and sugar industries will drive g...
IMS looks back on their initial projections for machinery projections in 2011 and projections going...
A report by IMS Research indicates that the high price of oil in 2010 and 2011 will increase invest...
Medium voltage drives sales into the oil and gas industry will outplace the market in 2011, accordi...
Consumer-grade smartphones and tablet computers are fast becoming commonplace extensions of industr...
A net zero building has a neutral carbon footprint, uses only renewable energy, and is net zero in ...
Walnut meat kernels have to be dried to optimum moisture content quickly and efficiently. How do yo...
Increased activity from businesses as well as strong growth in regions like China suggest a rebound...
If you’re frustrated with the performance of your industrial Ethernet platform, does gigabit Ethern...
Building a controller has never been easier—or more confusing. This tutorial guide can help determi...
Maximize reliability, speed, and ease of operation and maintenance by by selecting an appropriate m...
There are a variety of cooling systems that will meet the cooling requirements of a facility.
One of the most basic ways to reduce the cost of control is to reduce the number of variables. Usin...
Tips & Tricks: Wireless technologies can improve supervisory control and data acquisition applicati...
By integrating some logical steps into choosing the correct VFD cabling system, you can ensure many...
Specifying engineers and lighting designers need to understand more about LEDs and the ways informa...
Do you need a PLC, PAC, or IPC for your next control application? Will programmable logic controlle...
Ease control programming across multiple controller platforms using IEC 61131-3 CoDeSys programming...
Why should I look for a company that carries some sort of certification? What does that mean?
Dunkermotoren’s family of high performance modular brushless permanent magnet motors are driven by ...
12/06/2010
Improperly designed HVAC systems can be a source of headaches. Too big for a project and they can l...
These guidelines dispel the confusion about matching variable frequency drives (VFD) and motors to ...
Several options exist to mitigate harmonic problems in plants. Unfortunately, there is no one solut...
If you still connect devices and controllers with point-to-point wiring, it’s time to take a look a...
In specifying load banks as part of a backup power application, one should start with answering the...
Nominations are closed for the 2011 Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards. Nominees follow, ...
Change management and security concerns have increased as human-machine interfaces have become more...
When it comes to equipment operation, user interface is the most visible system component. The user...
Safety is a practice that needs to constantly be examined and refined in order to avoid an unsafe e...
The renovation of lighting and the HVAC system in an existing building can greatly reduce energy co...
Beckhoff Automation TwinCAT Kinematic Transformation software extends TwinCAT's standard machine se...
Globalization is driving the use of advanced automation and energy-saving equipment worldwide, says...
How to apply simulation software to motion control: Computer simulation software can drastically re...
The successful integration of standard PdM technologies can capture significant energy savings and ...
Tutorial: Stability is how a control loop reduces errors between the measured process variable and...