January 2011 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.
Readers' Choice Awards
Our 19th Survey! Control Readers Pick Their Preferences in More than 100 Process Automation Technologies
Automation Standards Are More Like Guidelines
Heads Up, Oysters! The Evolution of IEC 61131-3 and Other Undermined Standards Efforts Are Just Ongoing Misleading and Unhelpful Arguments by Industry Leaders
Muxes and Field-Sourced Power
If You're Doing Real Process Control Through the Mux, the Effort to Design and Install Geographically Separate Paths Might Be Worth It
What's New in Flow Technology
Here Are Some of the Latest Products for Your Flow Applications
Hot Stuff on the Web
You Have Decided What Our Web Trends Are. Check Them Out
How to Hijack a Controller
Why Stuxnet Isn't Just About Siemens' PLCs
Innovation in Industrial PCs
Surf's Up: Users and Developers Are Keeping Their Heads Above the Incoming Waves of Innovation Driven by Smaller, Faster, Cheaper and Stronger Industrial PCs. Here's How They Stay Afloat
First Industrial Field Transmitter from Meriam
Meriam Process Technologies Introduces Its First Installed Industrial Pressure Transmitter
Your Skills; Security Requirements for Vendors
Getting the Message Across. WIB's Security Requirements for Vendors is a Good Start
Drives and Motor Controls, Power Quality
Control's Monthly Resource Guide. This Month We Cover Industrial Motors and Drives
Happy New Year...We Hope!
If We Won't Steer Our Own Kids Towards STEM Careers, How Can We Justify Pushing Other Kids into Manufacturing?
Security Appliances Can Be Your Best Option
A Security Appliance Combines Modern Switch Technology With Cybersecurity Software for Security and Firewall Protection
Software for Renewable Energy Processes-5
Bela Liptak Describes the "Battery Swap"-Based Transportation and the "Energy Free" Housing He Sees for the Future
Control Valve Simulation in the Age of the Black Box
The Black Box: All It Takes to Gain Answers to Complex Questions Is to Push Buttons on a Box, and the Canned Software Will Provide the Answer, Right?
The Virtual Plant - Better than the Real Thing
When the Virtual Plant Came, the Window to the Future Opened
ABB Goes Shopping in the U.S.
Buying Spree Includes NEMA Motor Giant Baldor and Tiny Software Vendor Insert Key Solutions
AF and ISA Plan to Collaborate With the IET
Signing Formal Agreement to Collaborate to Advance and Grow the Automation Profession
IEC, ILAC, IAF Agree on Assessment Rules
Learn About the Historic Agreement IEC, ILAC and IAF Made
Automation Week 2011 Issues Call for Papers
The Program Committee of ISA Automation Week 2011: Technology and Solutions Event Issued a Call for Papers. Submit Abstracts for Presentation Consideration Now
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