February 2011 Issue
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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.
Find Them in the "Cloud," On the Plant Floor, On Your Smart Phone, Just About Anywhere
Here's How to Know Your Process Conditions by Calculating Dead Spaces, System Lag Time and System Pressure Drop, Simplifying a Planned System and Picking the Right Equipment for It
If the People On the Front Line Have an Understanding of the Process Relationships, the Result Can Be Truly Remarkable
The Burden of the Costs of Working With Multiple Standards Is Placed on the Shoulders of End Users
Gamma Nuclear Level Gauges Handle the Toughest Applications
Follow Us on Twitter. But Why Should You? Why Would You Follow Anybody? In Real Life, That Behavior Can Get You Arrested
Could Properly Designed Safety Controls Have Prevented the Loss of the 11 Lives in the 2010 BP Oil Spill?
The Industry Uses the General Term "Threat Information," but During More Detailed Discussions, It Seems That The Information Companies Seek Is More Like the Traditional Military Concept of "Tactical Information"
How Does Fieldbus Bring Flux and Uncertainty Where There Used to Be Order?
These Hall of Fame Inductees Are Multi-talented in the Interdisciplinary Field of Automation
The "Black Channel" Takes a Path Through the Network "That Wasn't There."
The Following Opinion Piece Is by Dr. Chris Kuehl, Economic Analyst, Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International
True Security for Process Control Networks Will Require Users, Engineers and Suppliers to Cooperate Far More Closely Than Ever Before
Users Wonder, "How Dependable, Trustworthy and Resilient Is My Supplier's Software?"
Control's Monthly Resource Guide. This Month We Research Industrial Hot Temperature Measuring Devices
Process Automation Engineers Look for Online Training. Do You Know of Any Programs?
Remote Monitoring Specialist Seen as Catalyst to Expand GEIP's Operational Intelligence Vision
The University of Texas El Paso is moving ahead with its plans to become a center for advanced engineering and manufacturing education.
ABB's Baldor Purchase Cleared by DOJ
Emerson strives to enjoy a leadership position in technology and innovation
Emerson WirelessHART battery-powered sensors have been in the field for around eight years. No requests from customers to make a replacement battery packs have been made as of today
Emerson's approach to international standards and the lack of any real promotional references to PlantWeb and Foundation Fieldbus in these latest presentations.
A new alarm management procedure was introduced, using a hob light switch
Alfa Laval activities attract the highest numbers of Google search led visitors to the INSIDER blog website
CC-Link, the fieldbus protocol which dominates the Asian market, but which has until recently largely been ignored in the European and North American markets