October 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.
An Embarrassment of Riches
Checking Out ControlGlobal.com Can Be Rather Like Harvesting a Tomato Patch. There's So Much Good Stuff There--and More Is Added Every Day
Are Users Happy with ESD Solutions?
Seems to Be That Users Are Quite Happy With Separate Emergency Shutdown (ESD) Packages
The Danger With Time Bombs
Can Your Software Vendor Lock Up Your Software so That You Have to Buy an Upgrade? Maybe Not
First Aid for Process Security
Viruses and Cyber Attacks ARE Looming. Help From Governments and Standards Is Lacking. Some Engineers and Managers Are Fighting Back to Protect Their Applications and Companies. Here's How They Do It
Intrinsic Safety Often the Best Option
The Use of Intrinsic Safety Provides the Best Mix of an Affordable System and Safety Requirements
It's a Matter of Value
There Is No Added, Measureable Value to the Corporation in Demonstrating Social Responsibility.
The Maintenance Key to Improved Performance
Getting the Inside Scoop from a Control Engineer on How to Integrate O&M Knowledge and Relationships to Provide Long-Term Highly Successful Solutions
Plant-Wide Control Approach
Herding Cats: Successfully Manage All Those Process Variables With a Systematic Approach to Plant-Wide Control
See the Latest Product Introductions
What's New This Month? Find Out
Protecting ICSs from Electronic Threats, Part 3
IT Security Certification Exams Don't Address ICS Issues, and Professional Engineering Exams Don't Address Cybersecurity
Rumble in the Fieldbus Jungle
No Technology Is Going to Take Over the Process Industry
Simulation Aids Pulp and Paper Production
Iggesund Paperboard Uses Data-Logging and Supervisory Control Software to Simulate and Control Pulp and Paper Production and Predictively Control pH Levels
Software for Renewable Energy Processes - 4
Talking About Software Needs for Control and Optimization of Solar Energy Storage and Transportation Systems
Solar System Boosts Oil Field Output
Innovative Thermal Solar System Cuts Installation Costs, Increases Operating Efficiency and Reduces Maintenance for an Enhanced Oil Recovery Project
Sunny Side Security
It's Just a Matter of Adding New Security Tweaks as Needed, Much Like an Immune System That Evolves to Counter Biological Viruses and Threats
Ultrasonic Flowmeters Make Chiller Control Easier
Clamp-On Flowmeters Are Reliable and Easily Replaceable for Maximum Uptime
Vortex Flowmeter Problems
Is There Any Reason Why Some Vendors' Meters Would Work While Others Would Not?
What's New in DAQ?
Here Are a Dozen of the Latest Applications for Getting Your Hands on Your Data
Blowin' in the Wind
Wago Erects 100-ft Wind Turbine at Its Germantown, Wis., Headquarters.
ISSYS Awarded New Sensor Patent
The New Patent and Associated Technology Offers Improved Fluidic Sensor System Designs
Microsoft Launches ChemRA
Microsoft Chemical Reference Architecture (ChemRA) Provides Solutions to the Chemical and Oil Refining Industries to Develop a Reference Architecture Framework