September 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.
Automating for Energy Savings
See the Benefits of Automating Your Plant
This Month We Study Calibration
A Cybersecurity Wiki?
There Should Certainly Be a Wikipedia-Like Site for Security Professionals to Turn To for Proven, Tested Remedies and Suggestions
Do We Really Need to Believe We're Each on Some Heroic Journey? Don't Kid Yourself. We All Need It
Flowmeters Phone Home
Dart Oil and Gas Leverages Open Automation Software Technology to Access Real-Time Meter Data Directly From an iPhone
Going Green With Fuel Use Optimization
Model Predictive Control Optimizes Boiler Operation and Cuts Required Manual Operator Intervention While Ensuring Regulatory Compliance
How Automation Can Prevent Nuclear Accidents-Part 3
Watch Out for Outdated and/or Unreliable Instruments. These Can Cause Major Disasters
The Key to Process Knowledge and Sustainable Manufacturing
What Is the Future of Operator Training Systems, and What Are You Doing to Further Simulation Technologies?
Lifecycle Cost Definitions
Explaining Commonly Used Lifecycle Cost Terminology
More Reasons BWR Power Plants Are Unsafe
Covering the Automation Errors That Exist in the Old American BWR Plants
More Water Savings Through Automation
Systems Integrator Helps Desert Districts Conserve Precious Resource
Pursuing Sustainability With VFDs
We'll Never Replace the Control Valve, or Will We?
Safety and Security Are All About Perception
Why Aren't We Investing on Cybersecurity? What Are Our Reasons? Financial Or Just The Way We Human Beings React to Threats?
SEMS After Deepwater Horizon
Oil and Gas Operators Have a Lot to Do Before November 15, 2011, to Meet the New SEMS Requirements
Smarter I/O Addresses a Host of Issues
Microprocessor-Based I/O Reports the Ongoing Health of Its Own Electronics
Even in These Web 2.0-, Facebook-Enabled Days, It Can Still Be Devilishly Difficult to Seek and Find Specific Answers on the Internet
Take a Bite Out of Lifecycle Costs
Automation Can Not Only Control a Process Plant; It Can Also Cut Its Lifecycle Costs
Taking Your Temperature
All the Tools You Need to Control the Heat
Valves vs. VFDs; Digital Level Transmitters
What Are People Doing to Make Control Valves More Efficient and How Can an Oil Fuel Tank Be Replaced Seamlessly?
Which Bus--If Any--for On-Off Valves?
Profibus PA and Foundation Fieldbus Give the End User Flexibility to Integrate On-Off Valves Wherever the Process Places Them
Control's a Winner
Control has once again been named one of the 10 Best Magazines for 2010 by the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE).
Endress+Hauser Earns ISO17025 Certification
Endress+Hauser is now accredited to ISO17025 by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA)
Siemens to Produce Solar Inverters at Illinois Facility
Siemens Industry Inc. is celebrating the production of its SINVERT solar inverters
Spectris to Acquire Omega Engineering
Move expands company's measurement and control instrumentation offering globally.
Turnaround/Shutdown Best Practices Study Released
McLaren Software has sponsored a study by T.A. Cook into best practices for plant turnarounds/shutdowns.