December 2012 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.
21st-Century Automation Marketing
How Will the Top 50 Automation Companies Stay on Top?
Emergency Shutdown of LPG Tank Farms
Is It Allowed from the Standard Point of View to Use the Existing Level Transmitters to Control the Inlet and Outlet Shutdown Valves?
Be Sustainable or Be Doomed
We Have Made Major Contributions to the Death of Planet Earth. We Need to Change Our Way of Living and Be a Lot More Sustainable
Top 50 Automation Companies for 2011
The Economic Recovery Is Serene. Meet The 2011 Top 50 Leaders, Find Out How the Automation Market Stands And Learn Our Predictions of What's Coming Next
Well the Good Guys Won-or Lost
No Matter Who Won, We Need to Create Skilled Workers for the Manufacturing Jobs That Are Coming Back and for the Ones Being Created
Feedback: Not All Digital Transmitters Are
One of Our Readers Takes Issue With the Reference to Manufacturers' "Digital Transmitters" in Rezabeck's Latest Article. See Why
Feedback: Wireless Is Easy-Peasy
A Readers Writes In to Tell Us He Is Perplexed at the Perception of Wireless. Read More to Find Out Why
Using Modular Procedural Automation to Improve Operations
Standard Automation Methodology Improves Operations and Prevents Incidents by Enabling the Sharing of Best Practices Among Operators
Carbon Capture Model Wins UniSim Student Competition
University of Edinburgh Student Awarded Top Prize
Honeywell Affirms Continuous Evolution Pledge
Lifecycle Services Commitment, New Enabling Technologies Showcased in Istanbul
Diagnosing Final Control Elements
McMillan and Weiner Ask James Beall What Was the Biggest Step Forward that Helped Him Improve Valve Performance
Power Supplies Take Sophisticated Paths
Using Many of the Same Data Processing Tools and Software as Process Controllers, Power Supplies Are Diversifying Their Capabilities and Serving in Many New and Different Applications
BP Should Have Read Oobleck
Apologies Only Make Environmental Damages Disappear in Fairy Tales, Yet There's a Lesson to Learned from Children's Fables
Trunk Testing Tribulation
It's Challenging to Power Down Segments While the Plant is Down, Let Alone While a Process Is Up. Powering Down Is Not an Attractive Option
Upgrades, New Features, Mobile Apps and More
Modular Still Matters
The Process Analyzer Industry and One of Its Largest User Communities Must Get Away from Building "Steel Copies of Wooden Bridges"
DCS Migration: Failure Is Not an Option
And Doing Nothing Is Not a Solution. DCS Migration Is an Opportunity to Design, Implement and Maintain a 21st-Century Control System That Will Help Industry Processes Be More Efficient and Safe
Temperature and Pressure Resources You Can Use
Check Out The Latest Online Resources We Have Gathered for You on Temperature and Pressure Measuring Devices
Top 50 Automation Companies. How Do We Do It?
Here's What We Include in Our Definition of the 50 Largest Companies and What We Don't Include
- ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute Conducts Successful Interoperability Trial
ASCO Numatics Awards Scholarships
The ASCO Numatics Engineering Scholarships are awarded annually based on the candidates' potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the industrial automation engineering profession
Automation Vendors Look to Future
This year a common goal was becoming a partner who will stand by customers as they upgrade and meet the challenges of 21st-century manufacturing
BB Solves 100-Year-Old Electrical Puzzle
Development of a DC breaker for high-voltage transmission will help shape the grid of the future.