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  • 2005 Salary Survey: Par for the course

    CONTROL magazine readers continue to drive salaries on par with the industry, but the green is getting closer as demand for engineers heats up. Find out how your salary stacks up against your peers.

    01/17/2005
  • Ladies' salaries are on par with the men

    Yes, the process industriers are as male-dominated as ever, but this year's Salary Survey provides evidence there are women making great careers for themselves out there.

    01/17/2005
  • Motor drives "hunt" for success

    MalAsia strikes drive manufacturers, but motion control is stepping up, according to CONTROL Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt's Product Roundup of motor drives and motion control devices.

    01/04/2005
  • Sounds corny, but biomass may save America

    In this month's edition of Control Report, Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt recommends bringing your process plant and its jobs to the Midwest, where it's a lot better and safer than the Mideast.

    01/03/2005
  • Energy economics 101

    Oil company engineer Ed Bullerdieck takes aim at CONTROL columnist Béla Lipták's recent column on the country's Global Energy Policy and makes the case for dealing with the issue much differently.

    12/15/2004
  • Industrial UPS on a DIN-rail

    CONTROL Senior Technical Editor Dan Hebert previews two DIN-rail mount industrial UPSs for 24-VDC applications and explains how, until now, UPSs have not exactly been control panel friendly.

    12/14/2004
  • Bhopal +20, a hard lesson we&rsquo;re still learning

    Managing Editor Steve Kuehn points to lessons learned and not learned during the 20 years since the worst industrial accident in human history in his new Actionable Items column for CONTROL magazine.

    12/14/2004
  • Are you up to snuff with S84 and OSHA?

    Check your safety systems liability at the door. Choosing to ignore S84 standards could put your company on a collision course with OSHA and consequently open you up to criminal liability.

    12/06/2004
  • Are You Ready for Process Control?

    Editor in Chief Walt Boyes asserts that today's tools have shifted our viewpoint and that process automation professionals need to care more about the process itself, and not just the controls.

    Walt Boyes
    12/01/2004
  • Lurn how to wryte and spel gud

    Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt offers advice to high school and college students that if you can learn to write clearly, it will put you head and shoulders above your engineering colleagues.

    12/01/2004
  • Out of the barn

    This easy-to-read compilation of a series of articles by PLC inventor Dick Morley covers eight entertaining topical sections, including floor level control systems and the history of the programmable controller.

    12/01/2004
  • New lab advances the state of HVAC control

    Around The Loop columnist Terrence K. McMahon notes that NIST's $235 million facility will support some of the world’s most delicate experiments in nanotechnology and measurement at the atomic level.

    Terrence K. McMahon
    11/17/2004
  • Pitching control

    Rockwell Automation CEO Keith Nosbusch has no problem with pitching control as he takes to the mound on the subject of what makes factories hum. (Free registration may be required)

    11/08/2004
  • NASCAR on an industrial scale

    Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt believes that what Joe Gibbs Racing does with its approach to R&D should be taught in our country's industrial engineering schools and MBA programs.

    Rich Merritt, Senior Technical Editor
    11/07/2004
  • Advanced process control? "Think" it so!

    Humans replacing PLCs? This "special to the web" article for ControlGlobal.com ponders the possibility of process operators controlling a myriad of automation control systems using only thought!

    Jeffrey R. Harrow
    11/07/2004
  • Advanced control unleashed

    Proven control methods for engineers working in the advanced control industry are presented by four seasoned practitioners who bridge the gap between theory and practice.

    T.L. Bevens, G.K. McMillan, W.K. Wojsznis, and M.W. Brown
    10/28/2004
  • Of old dogs and a brand-name education

    Developing Your Potential columnist Dick Morley explains how tricks can be taught to mature engineers and that an education should consist not only of knowledge, but also of personal branding.

    Dick Morley
    10/26/2004
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