February 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.
Process Automation Hall of Fame: Cast a Giant Shadow
Three Men Whose Careers Changed the Automation Industry and the World
New Technology for Analyzing HF Alkylation Processes
The ACA.HF Analyzer: The New Standard in Safety, Simplicity and Accuracy for Analyzing HF Catalyst
ABB's Big Presence at Copper Mine
ABB Has Supplied Three Gearless Mill Drives, Process and Electrical Control Systems, Power Quality Systems, a Substation and a System 800xA Integrated Operations Center for Antofagasta's Esperanza Copper Mine in Chile
STEM Education - We Get What We Deserve
In Order to Be Competitive in the World Today, We Need to Revitalize American Manufacturing
Your A-Z Guide to Process Automation
Process Automation Is a Little Like Any Travel Destination. Even the Seasoned Traveler Needs Direction, and the Newcomer Always Needs all the Help He or She Can Get
The Lowdown on Radar Level Measurement
Free-Air or Guided-Wave -- Which Do You Use When?
Farewell to Standardization: Wireless and FDI
Will There Be One Standard for Wireless and One Standard for Field Device Integration?
Hot and Cold Running Temperature Information
The Editors of Control Tackle Industrial Temperature Devices in This Month's Resources Column
All the Process Information That's Fit to Be Seen and the Best Ways to See It
Control Talk Editors, McMillan and Weiner, Ask Industrial Measurement Device Expert Ram Ramachandran About the Use of Radar on the Plant Floor
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire?
Our Very Own Ask the Experts Moderator Bela Liptak Learns a Lesson From One of Our Readers. Liptak Admits That Even Knowledgable People Can Be Wrong
Deaerator Level Control
Can a P Controller Be Replaced With a Linear Function Generator in Controlling the Level on a Deaerator?
Keep the Process Analyzers On-Stream
Despite Computer Operation Simplicity, Personal Skills Are Still Needed to Achieve the Full Benefits of Process Monitoring
Chips Are Up, Part 2
Find Out How More Powerful CPUs Have Improved Process Controllers
Busting Myths About Foundation Fieldbus
Mythperceptions About Fieldbus Can Be Changed
Really? A Political Diatribe?
Reader Disagrees with Editor in Chief Walt Boyes's View on External Cyber Attacks Dangers and U.S. Cybersecurity Policies
Is Lick-'n-Stick Wireless the Future?
Wireless Networks Don't Come Cheap Nor Does Running Lengthy Wiring That Is Also Time Consumming. Are You Waiting on Standards Convergence or on the Right Application?
An Update on Liptak and Shinskey
Greg Shinskey Continues to Do Consulting and Bela Liptak Talks on Optimization and Safety
Omron goes public with online automation courses
Ten introductory courses available in eight languages.
Online Measurement Will Drive Liquid Analytical Market to $1 Billion by 2014
Study from Flow Research Finds That the Worldwide Market for Leading Liquid Analytical Instruments Is Projected to Grow
Shell Scotford Upgrader Named 2011 HART Plant of the Year
Engineers Get Connected to HART Communication to Facilitate Loop Testing, Start-Up, Valve Tuning, Safety Systems and Remote Device Diagnostics