July 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.
Measuring Level in a Wastewater Treatment Digester
A Reader Asks Our Experts If They Foresee Any Issues for His Project in Which He Will Use Two Technologies to Measure Level in the Wastewater Treatment Plant Digester, a 6-GHz Radar and a DPT
Swimming in the Alphabet Soup of Device Management
FDT. FDI. EDDL. DTM. What They Are, Why They Matter and How Sorting Them Out and Using Them Is Getting a Bit Easier
The Beltway Bandits and Cybersecurity
The Obama Administration's Executive Order Mandating Improved Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Seems to Have Taken Us All Back Five Years
The Big Technological Content Mountain
We're in the Process of Curating the Best Content on the Web for You
Feedback: Keeping Up with the News Web
Is Cybersecurity Expert Joe Weiss on to Something Here? What Would You Do to Address the Cybersecurity Problems Joe Has Outlined?
How Industry Professionals Pull Together in Process Automation Projects
Advances in Functionality Coupled with Dramatic Price Cuts are Fueling the Use of Collaboration Tools for Process Automation Projects
Process Automation: Collaboration at Ergon Refining
Software Technology Makes It Easy to Share Information, Documents and Files During a Project
Before You Buy Your Next IPC, Read This
An Industrial PC (IPC) Can Perform Just as Well as a DCS or a PLC, and Thin Clients May Offer Additional Benefits
Automation Software: Using SharePoint on a Project
Maverick Said Customizing SharePoint Was the Key to Project Cohesiveness and Success
Industrial Software: Collaborating Halfway Around the World
Skype Made it Possible for Three Companies to Work Together Halfway Around the World
Automation Professionals Work From Home
There Are No Reasons One Could Not Work On Project Files Anywhere
Next-Gen Process Control Leaders
Does Being a Process Engineer Help in Being an Innovative Process Control Engineer?
Advanced Process Control (APC) Oasis for Drought-Stricken Ethanol Plant
Assistance from Something Like Advanced Process Control (APC) Helped Hankinson Renewable Energy LLC Pull Through During Drought
Modular Batch Flexibility Brings Unforeseen Benefits
Mixing Dough Requires Real Flexibility, and Makes Great Bread
Red Lion Controls - Lean, Mean HMI Machines
Meet Red Lion Controls' Graphite Series of Advanced, Full-Color, Touchscreen HMIs
A Strong Flow of Information
Controls Monthly Resource Guide. This Month We Cover Flow Instruments and Information
Is Fieldbus a Three-Beanie Copter Problem?
There Is Work Going on to Simplify Selecting and Designing Useful Fieldbus Applications. It Remains to Be Seen if We'll Ever Get to Fieldbus for Dummies
Valves, Actuators, Positioners - the Good Stuff
Smart valves, valves for emission control, hygienic and hazardous duty.
A Nanotech Small World
Many Interesting Ideas Are Out There Waiting for Promotion and Funding. We'll Be Watching, Updating and Reporting on Wireless-Based Developments
Magnetrol Relocates to Accommodate Growth
Magnetrol's move accommodates the need for increased capacity by the company, which is a global manufacturer of level and flow process control instrumentation.