May 2010 Issue
CONTROL is the only magazine exclusively dedicated to the global process automation market with a readership of 65,000 plus engineering, operations and management professionals. The publication reports on developing trends, illustrates successful applications, and updates the basic skills and knowledge base that provide the profession's foundation.
Tune Your Processes to Stop Giving Away Valuable Commodities
Columnist Bela Liptak Launches a Series of Articles Talking About Control Software in Need of Development for Renewable Energy Processes. Here is Article Number 1
The Process Industries Have Been Faced with a Continuing Series of Refinery, Chemical Plant, Mining and Even Food Plant Disasters. These Continue to Happen with Distressing Regularity. Who's at Fault?It's the Culture, Not the Control Systems
CyboSoft, General Cybernation Group, Inc. has announced that its model-free adaptive (MFA) control technology is now available in Rockwell Automation's ControlLogix programmable automation controller (PAC) platform
Concluding This Four-Part Series on Data Analytics with Special Guests Modeling and Control Specialist, Brian Hrankowsky and PAT expert, Randy Reiss. How Important Is a Better Use of Data?
We Got Us a Wireless Standards War, and End Users Really Hate Standards Wars
On This Month's Control Resource Guide, We Take On Fieldbuses
Deciding to Use the Standard is Only the Beginning
Radar, Switches, Embedded and Web-Enabled - They're All Here
More Effective Process Safety Rules Are Good and a Good Investment. Maybe the Weight of Both will Be Enough to Make it Happen
Not Sure What to Do with Tempered Water System and Heating to Exothermic Reactor. What's the Difference between Smart Actuators and Smart Positioners? Check What Our Experts Have to Say
VFDs Provide Many Advantages Over Soft Starters, but They Cost More and Are Less Efficient
Users Will Have to Exert Their Influence with Suppliers to Get Control in the Field Implemented in WirelessHART
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has approved the WirelessHART specification as a full international standard
In a national survey of U.S. CFOs and senior comptrollers conducted by Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, only 29% plan to increase hiring in the next six months
Wonderware System Platform 4.0 software delivers new device connectivity functions
The solar inverter market was $3.1 billion in 2008 and is forecasted to be over $12.0 billion in 2014, according to a new ARC Advisory Group study.