September 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.
Anti-Stuxnet-and Other Cyber Nasties-Tools
Malware Attacks the Control System, It Can Insert Itself Into the Internal Communications to the PLC, Passing Itself as a PLC Device
To Hell and Back
How to Rebuild a Control Room in Five Days. Lessons in Disaster Recovery and Emergency Response
Everyone, Do Your Own Math
The Incremental Costs to Add Spurs to These Fieldbus Segments make WirelessHART at Best a Break-Even Option in Many Circumstances
Counting on Calibration
Control's Monthly Resource Guide. This Month We Cover Calibration
Convergence-or Not. That's the Question
The People in Control Here Are the End Users, but Convergence Isn't Going to Happen Unless They Require It
Is the Economy a Controllable Process?
All Processes, Including the Economy, Are Controllable, but That Does Not Mean They Will Be Controlled
Enterprise Level Wireless Network Management Package
Managing Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Network Deployments with Aerodel Director
The Old "Don't Say Anything Defense" Doesn't Work Anymore. Neither Does the "Corporate Parent Didn't Tell Us" Defense..
High-End Features at Low-End Prices
Inexpensive PACs and PLCs Provide the Features and Performance of High-End PACs, PLCs and Even DCSs at Low-End Prices
Process Performance Improvement-Part 3
McMilland and Weiner Concluding Their Interview with Mike Brown. It Focused on the Bottom-Line Performance of Process Control Tools
Simulation Breaks Out
Process Simulations Are Bursting Their Former Boundaries and Storming into Optimization, Model-Predictive Control, Abnormal Situations Management and Closing In on Real-Time Operations
Hot Temperature Products
Hot, Cold, Farenheight, Celcius - Get Your Temperature Sensing Products Here
Wireless Hype, Technology Breakthroughs and Making it in U.S.A.
Readers Chime In and Give Us Their Opinions on Current Issues and Articles
More Power, Less Exposure
Wireless Gauge Monitoring Improves Safety and Increases Efficiency at Vermont Nuclear Power Plant
Fallout from Stuxnet Continues
Siemens, Microsoft, Symantec issue fixes, but doubts remain about system security.
Exida Certifies Emerson DeltaV SIS
Exida, has certified the product reliability and design and engineering processes for the Emerson DeltaV SIS process safety systemas Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3-capable per IEC 61508.
The RTP Critical Control and Safety Systems will operate all aspects of the ship, including the four LM2500 turbines that provide propulsion and steering control.