January 2014 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.
ASM Revises HMI Design Guide
Effective Console Operator HMI Design Practices
Resources: Flowmeters Online
Control's Monthly Resource Guide - January 2014
Editor in Chief: It's Good to Be Back
Paul Studebaker Has Returned to Control With Every Bit of the Perspective You Might Imagine He Would Pick Up from Rubbing His Nose for 10 Years in Sustainability and Asset Management
Connections Count in Control
Increasing Connectivity Brought Risks, Primarily That the Control System, No Longer Isolated, Became Vulnerable to the Same Attacks as the Enterprise
VPN System Harnesses Cow Power
Remote Access Lets OEM Monitor, Control and Troubleshoot Solid-Waste Digester Systems on Small Farms
Reader Feedback: Old Dogs Learning New Tricks
Why Are We Still Using the Same Sample Preparation Techniques That We Used 40 Years Ago?
Reader Feedback: Why Is Alarm Management Such a Problem?
What's the Cost of Best Practice Alarm Management?
How to Select an Analyzer
Revising Specifications During the Design Phase Is Good Engineering. The Need to Make Changes After Start-Up Is Not
Fieldbus: Do Fence Me In!
Just Because You Can Put 12 Devices on Each Fieldbus Segment, Doesn't Mean You Should
Frame Application FieldMate and NE 107 Compliant Device DTMs Enable Diagnostic Tunneling and Alarm Management
NE107 Exists Providing Standardized Alarm Functions Allowing End Users to Take Control of Setting Alarms Based on Their Application Needs
2014 Readers' Choice Awards - Goal!
Readers Fete Technology Leadership in our 22nd Annual Readers Choice Awards
A 25-Year Odyssey to Connect the Enterprise
Despite Light-Years of Progress, Plants Remain Challenged to Integrate Control With Information Systems
Creative Ways to Cut Costs in Hazardous Areas
For Remote Operator Interface Applications in Hazardous Environments, a Thin Client is the Most Economical Solution
Cockpit Flight Control; PCV with Closed Failure Position
Readers asks Our Experts About Safe and Economic Self-Regulating Valves, and Advancements in Cockpit Flight Control Systems
Inspiring Future Generations of Engineers
McMillan and Weiner talk about Ways Our Young Generations Have Been Inspired to Join the Automation Industry
Operator Performance: Check Your Hose
We Often Pay More Attention to and Take Better Care of Our Workplace Facilities, Processes and Products Than We Do Our Own Health
Gentlemen, Control Your Motors
On January 2014, Our Editors Tackle the Latest Motor Innovations. See Them Here!
New Tools Support Operators, Oil & Gas Industry
'Control Room of the Future' Among New Capabilities Featured at HUG EMEA 2013
ISA to Develop New Certification
Part of $23-million grant to go to five North Carolina two-year degree programs.