December 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.
The Whole Sorry Story and Some Light at the End of the Tunnel
Ensuring Accuracy in Analytical Instrumentation Systems
A New Three-Part White Paper by Swagelok Focuses on Understanding and Measuring Time Delay, Calibrating the Analyzer, and Maintaining Representative Samples
Millions Sold in Europe!
One Reason to Replace Old Systems Is Their Inability to Natively Interact with Smart Devices Speaking Open Protocols
Control System Buying Check List
Questions to Ask: Things to Look For
The Final Word on Instrument Upgrade Projects
A Wrap Up of Measurements and Actuators, Valuable Advice for Projects, and an Amusing, Insightful List of "Things You Don't Want to Hear on Start-up"
Smart Manufacturing; Virus Protection
Our Readers React to Our Article About Smart Manufacturing and Explain Why Stuxnet Happens and Why Everybody Is Vulnerable
How Can the NERC CIP Standards Be Improved?
The Requirements in the CIP Standards Are Pretty Good, but They Do Not Address Common Methods of Attacking a Protected Network
Future Gas Stations; Transient Protection
Visualizing the Filling Station of the Future. Are There Any Control Challenges? Transmitters, Is It Necessary to Provide Transient Protection?
Power Supply Online
Control's Monthly Resource Guide. This Month We Talk About Power Supplies
Connect the Dots
The Sad Fact Is Technical Education, Know-How, Experience and Responsibility Go Out the Window When Fast Money Shows Up
You Get the Security You're Willing to Pay For
Since the Stuxnet Worm Hit, Vendors and End Users Alike Are Thinking and Talking About Their Security Policies
Software for Your Every Process Need
Here are Applications for Every Aspect of your Process Automation Environment.
Multi-Function Test Instrument Eases Maintenance Load
Introducing Yokogawa's CA450 Process Multimeter
More Water Savings through Automation
Systems Integrator Helps Desert Districts Conserve Precious Resource
Wireless Monitoring Delivers Fast Payback
Genentech Checks Steam Traps and Freezers to Find Energy Savings and Improve Uptime
The New Black in Process Automation
Smart, Safe and Sustainable Are the New Black in Manufacturing
Honeywell Encourages Young Engineers
Honeywell is putting its corporate weight behind efforts to encourage young people to become engineers.
HUG Discusses Wireless Plant of the Future
The Wireless Plant of the Future
CHARMs Results Analyzed at Emerson Exchange
New Version of CHARMs With Intrinsically Safe Approval
Dresser Gives GE a Process Control Valve Capability
GE has emerged from three years of relative inactivity in the take-over market with around $25 to $30 billion to spend on share buy-backs and acquisitions
Masoneilan Valves to Integrate With ABB 800xA
ABB and Dresser Masoneilan agreed to collaborate on emergency shutdown valve (ESDV) integration with the ABB System 800xA
IOM Rebuilds Northern Europe Sales Operations
IOM Europe seeking to establish its own European identity
Coriolis Meters Perform on Two Phase Flows
ABB CoriolisMaster flow meters measure the mass flow rate and density of liquids that contain up to 45% distributed gas inclusion
Who Owns the Ubiquitous Rotameter Name?
Rotameter is a Carefully Trade-Marked Word
Arch-Rivals Each Get Their Fifteen Minutes of Fame
UK PR consultancy CadenceFisher pulled off something of a minor coup last week by persuading arch-rivals Emerson, ABB, Siemens and Rockwell to present at the same session of its First Friday Club
AF and ISA to Collaborate With the IET
The Automation Federation and the IET have signed a formal agreement to collaborate on efforts to advance and grow the automation profession.