Let us know what type of wireless data monitoring networks and sensor points you currently deploy, and what led you to choose a wireless network rather than a traditional network, in this online survey of transport protocols for wireless sensor networks (WSNs).
As the use of wire and connectors increases with added networking functions and interoperability-and decreases, as networks simplify-cabling has become forever crucial in industrial networking applications.
We have a new contributing editor, John Rezabek, taking over the On the Bus column on ControlGlobal.com. Rezabek is a well-known fieldbus expert and process control specialist at ISP Corp. in Lima, Ohio.
Walt Boyes, editor in chief of CONTROL magazine, is passionate about what has to be done in order to make sure the next generation of process automation professionals is ready to provide institutional knowledge when we've retired. Boyes describes what companies currently are doing, and what companies and process automation professionals can do to help avert the upcoming demographic disaster. recorded June 14, 2006, at the Honeywell User Group Americas Symposium.
Senior Tech Editor Dan Hebert, PE, takes a look at ways you can make an automation contractor selection based on project size, scope, and support requirements in this installment of Technically Speaking.
As supervisors and employees from outside the research environment are surveyed on thesis-based degree programs, continuing education expectations will convergeand not toward those of the supervisors.
Around the Loop's Terry McMahon reports on topics covered at the 11th Pharmaceuticals Automation Roundtable, including staying focused on simple logic, and continuing development of automation personnel.
You may not be aware, but a new bus war is being waged in your plant the battle of the motion networks. Senior Tech Editor Dan Hebert, PE, provides analysis and commentary on the newest battle over fieldbus.