March 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.
Advantech Introduces New Fieldbus I/O
The ADAM-6100PN Supports Profinet and the ADAM-6100EI Supports EtherNet/IP for Communications
The Future is Virtually Here
What's leading to virtualization? The IT Industry Looked for Ways to Manage Costs, and Came Up With the Idea of "Server Farms"
Hearing Helpful Voices
The Authors and Experts in One Story Comment On How to Solve Problems in Other Stories
Control Software for Renewable Energy - 6
The Key Component of a Wireless and Fully Distributed Solar-Hydrogen System Is the Reversible Fuel Cell (RFC)
Eliminating the Control Valve
Valves Are Energy Hogs; They Stick; They're Prone to Mechanical Failure. So Why the Reluctance to Replace Them With VFDs?
Oil Fields Yield Digital Data
Software Tools That Can Extract and Analyze All Kinds of Asset Management Data Are Turning Offshore Oil Fields and Facilities into More Efficient, Factory-Like Operations
Declining Need for Field Calibration?
Fieldbus and Smart Instruments Reduce the Need for Field Calibration. This Is a Reason Why Many Plants Have Slowly Adapted Multifunction Documenting Calibrators with Management Software.
Fieldbus: Lion or Lamb?
Ways Fieldbus End Users Can Avoid Increasing Stress for Their EPC Consulting Firm
How to Prepare for a NERC CIP Audit (and Protect Yourself!)
Do Not Exempt the Auditors or Pre-audit Assessors From Standard Safety Briefings. Not Only Is That Good Policy, the Audit Team Expects It
52 Years of GC Solutions Help Create a New Process GC
Introducing a Significant New Process Gas Chromatograph (GC), the GC8000
Two-Way PD Flow Measurement of LPG
Is It Possible to Use the PD Meter to Measure the LPG Flow in Two Directions?
Control's Monthly Resource Guide. This Month We Are Covering Pressure Transmitters
The Process Controller Marketplace
Controllers for Batch, Continuous Process, PID and More Are Here
Process Plants Accidents - Careful. We Don't Want to Learn from This
2010 Brought Dozens of Deaths and Injuries to Process Operators and Maintenance Personnel. What Do You Suppose 2011 Will Bring?
Control Readers Speak Up
International Readers Lets Us Know About Automation Training Opportunities Abroad and One of Our Readers Challenges Our Contributing Editor, Bela Liptak
SCADA for Surge Control
Using a SCADA Network to Handle Surge Control in Gas Suppression Systems in Pipelines
How to Make a Sustainable Plant
Why Is Sustainability Important? If You Want Your Plant to Continue Operating, It Must Become More Efficient Than It Already Is
User-Centered Design at Work
User-Centered Design Theory Is Interesting, but Is Anybody Actually Using It?
Remote Wind Energy SCADA Control System
Iberdrola Renewables Monitors the Performance and Efficiency of Turbines. See How They Do it.
MOL Danube Refinery Named HART Plant of the Year
Hungarian Refinery Maximizes Benefits of HART Information for Asset Management
Chemical Sensor Demand to Grow 8.9 Percent
The large automotive sensor market will post favorable growth due to a rebound in motor vehicle production.
IVC Acquires Longwatch Technology
Industrial camera supplier Industrial Video and Control (IVC) has announced the acquisition of Longwatch
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