April 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.
Attack of the Mutant Chicken Foot!
Consider a Simple "Chicken Foot" or "Star" Topology for Your First Fieldbus Job
New Things Come With Spring -- Including Good Reads
ControlGlobal.com Gets Ready With Spring Online Deals for Just for You
Ultimate Limits to Performance
Whether You Are Talking About Advanced PID Control or Model-Predictive Control, the Final Control Element Determine How Well You Can Achieve Your Control Objectives
Do Firms Expect Too Much Cyber Threat Data?
A Key Expectation from Industry Is for Actionable Cyber-Threat Information from the Federal Government
DAQ in the Delta
Learn How Luckett Pump Services the Electrical Controls for Various Pumps, Motor Controls and Liquid Level
Economic Recovery: It's All About the Uptime!
All the Safety and Industrial Controls Security Systems in the World Can't Defeat Human Beings Intent on Screwing Things Up
FDT and OPC Collaborate on FDT 2 Standard
Major Update to the Current Version 1.2.1, Will Be Released in 2011
Fieldbus Errors; Tweet This, Not That
Factual Errors Connected With Profibus and Foundation Fieldbus and What the Tweet!!?
Flowmeter Boosts Solvent Recovery
Improved Measurement Accuracy Delivers Better Control and Savings
The Future of Process Management
To Thrive in the Current Environment, We Need to Change the Way We Think and the Systems We Use to Manage Our Companies
Measurement of Drift, Stability, Offset, Bias
Do You Need Help Understanding Some Automation Terms? Ask Our Experts
Information Wants to Be Everywhere
How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down at the Plant Now That They Got an iPad for Christmas?
Where to Go for Help with Your PLCs and PACs
Control's Monthly Resource Guide. This Month We Cover PACs and PLCs
The Latest in Process Analyzer Technology
All the Newest Devices to Help You See What's Really Going On In Your Processes
Product Introductions in April 2011
Meet the Latest Product Introductions from This Month
Remote Wind Energy SCADA Control System
Like Old-Fashioned Farming, Tending a Wind Farm Is a 24/7/365 Job. At Iberdrola Renewables, the New SCADA System Is a Key "Farm Hand"
Invensys' Henriksson Steps Down
Invensys replaces its chief executive
Which Way for the Wireless Waves?
The progress to standardization of wireless systems continues
Rockwell Focus on Asia Pacific
Steve Eisenbrown to take the role of Rockwell's senior vice president, strategic development
Internet-Based Marketing Intelligence, the Chinese Way: What Does Night Dragon Show?
A Cyber-Attack on Global Energy Companies
Metso on the Move
Metso has reported another successful year in 2010
ODVA Develops Ethernet-Based Energy Monitoring
ODVA has launched a new energy initiative
Fieldbus Foundation Holds 2011 General Assembly in Mumbai
The Fieldbus Foundation reports that its 2011 General Assembly attracted nearly 500 suppliers and end users of Foundation fieldbus technology
Manufacturing Execs Optimistic
Senior management at U.S. manufacturing companies are significantly more optimistic about their own companies' growth than they were just last November
PULS Suzhou Wins LEED Gold
PULS' Eco-Complex Earns LEED Gold Certification