April 2013 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.
New DP Flowmeter Family from ABB
ABB Offers Four Compact Flow Meters Based on Differential Pressure Technology
Cyber-Living. Are We Safe Enough?
We Think That the Security Settings We Put In Place Online Are Safe Enough, But the Reality Is That We All Are Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks
Need a Control System? Google It!
Companies Are Doing Business Entirely Online. If You Need Something The Web Has It
Change Is in the Wind for SCADA
Are SCADA Systems Showing Us the Future of Control System Architecture?
Reader Feedback: Cybersecurity Risk
When Will the Government Take Cybersecurity Risks Seriously?
Reader Feedback: Long-Distance Calibration
A Reader Writes In to Tell Us That the Users We Quoated in an Article Are Not Considering the Latest Technology Presented at an ISA International Instrumentation Seminar
Reader Feedback: Basic PID and Control Issues
Voices From the ControlGlobal Community...Our Readers Talk About PID
Get Your Process Analyzer Goods Here
Flue Gas Analyzers, Gas Chromatographs, Analyzer Flow Switch/Monitors and More
Virtualization Technology Yields Hard Number Savings
Learn About the Benefits that Malisko Engineering and Gallus BioPharmaceuticals Are Seeing by Implements Virtualization Technology Such As PlantPAx, VMware ESXi and ACP ThinManager
Implementation Details in Virtualization Project
Learn How an End User's First Use of Virtualization in a Production Environment Lead to Success
Advances in IT Improve Process Automation
Virtualization, Thin Clients and Other Technologies Borrowed From IT Data Centers Are the Next Big Thing in Process Automation
Invensys Upgrades RemoteWatch
RemoteWatch Allows Technicians to Perform Higher Value Tasks While Providing the Highest Level of Security in the History of Remote Login Technology
Sealing an Oil Well; Orifice Sizing--OSO versus AGA
Can Someone Explain BP's Sealing Process to Temporary Seal the Oil Well from the BP Oil Spill in the Mexican Gulf? And, What Is the Difference Between the Orifice Calculations Described by AGA 3 and ISO 5167?
Model Predictive Control -- Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going -- Part 3
McMillan, Weiner and Darby Discuss Practical Considerations in MPC Setup, Maintenance and Improvement to Meet Economic Objectives
Flow Charts New Waters
Flowmeters, Controllers and Their Supporting Components and Software Are Adding New Functions That Are Allowing Them to Take On Some New and Unusual Tasks and Applications
Executive Editor Jim Montague Talks About Unusual Flow Applications. Flow Configuration and Conditioning Are Not Only Necessary in Machines, but Also in the Human Body
Fieldbus Is Easy With Portable, Wireless Tools
Why Use Portable Tools? Find Out Its Benefits
Best PLC and PAC Resources
Our Editors Search the Web Looking for the Best Online Resources on PLC and PAC. Here Is What They Found
Is Field-Based Control More Secure?
If We Hide Our Controls in Field Devices, Are We More Immune From the Infections of the Higher-Level Networks?
Process Automation Integrated Systems: A Data-Driven Search for Oil
Integrated Systems Pump Data to Feed the Search for Oil in Alberta
TIA and M2M--More than Acronyms
The TR-50.1 Architecture Navigates Through Many Protocols Without the Use of Gateways or Other Intervention by the End User
ARC Sees Gains in Worldwide Flowmeter, Pressure Transmitter Markets
The worldwide flowmeter market has rebounded strongly, growing at double-digit rates through 2011 and 2012
Cambridge Consultants Develops New Liquid Level Measurement Technique
The Fringe Effect Level Transducer has no moving parts, is immune to temperature change, and needs no calibration
Masters Takes Over at HART
Ted Masters is the new president and CEO of the HART Communications Foundation