August 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.
Your Operators Need to Move From a General Overview Down to Detailed Information
Control, Maintain and Periodically Evaluate the HMI. See the Other Steps to Take
End Users Have Voted With Their Feet, Ignoring Standards Wars and Moving Ahead With Useful Apps
This Month We Touch On Safety Systems and Safety Tools
What Information Should Be Emphasized?
Troubleshooting Fieldbus Is Rarely Straightforward. One Might Need to Disconnect Segments and Shoot Them With Oscilloscopes and Meters
See How FDT Provides the "Enabling" Features for Process Automation the Same Way the "App" Does for "Smart Phones"
Should the Business IT Group or the Controls Group Load the DeltaV Machines?
Beware the Color-Code Trap
See Information on High-Performance HMIs
Here's Some of the Latest in I/O Technology
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Read the Conclusion of McMillan, Weiner and Congiundi's Tour of PID World
The Difference Between Poor HMI Graphics and High-Performance Ones
More Than a Dozen Companies Now Manufacture Proprietary Wireless Field Device Networks
ICS Security Is a Lifecycle Process that Begins With Conceptual Design of a System and Continues Through to Its Retirement
Precise Knowledge of the Grain Level in UCML's Storage Silos Is Essential to Production. Radar Measurement Is the Key
ENI Petroleum Needed a Reliable Communications Link Between Its Control Room and Its Drill Ships
It's All About the Trade-Offs
It Is Now Clear That Machine-level, Embedded Controllers, Such as PLCs, PACs and DCS Controllers Are Vulnerable From Both Inside and Outside the Plant
Most Professions and Industries Are Facing the Same Brain Drains, Struggles With IT, Going Green Questions and How to Use Social Media
Talking Plant Cybersecurity in the Light of Stuxnet. With No Certifications for Control System Cybersecurity, Anyone Can Be an Expert. Who Does an End User Believe?
What Your Operators Need to Know and the Best Way to Show It to Them
Find Out What Features Your HMI Should Have
Only 1.47% of Our 2011 Wireless Survey Respondents Say They Used the Zig-Bee Protocol
The gift will establish the John McFarland and Baldor Scholarship for Technology and Applied Sciences.
Company Grabs Attention With Its Bionic Bird
We're excited to hear that ISA is moving U.S. support and adoption of FDT standardization forward
Rose and Techtools have paid Cosasco an unspecified sum of money