August 2008 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.
If You Were Waiting for the ISA Standard to Make Everything Right, You Might as Well Stop. It Isnt Going to Happen
ControlGlobal.com Revamps the Homepage. Weve Dumped Our Pre-Web 2.0 Look
What the One-Molecule Sensor Might Mean for Process Control
Read Andrew Bonds Industrial Automation Insider, a monthly newsletter covering the important industrial automation news and issues as seen from the U.K.
ISA Develops Program in Workforce Development. Others Should Follow
These Over-50 Operators and Engineers Are the Human Computers of Operations and the Only Thing Standing Between Profit and Loss
Consider Bussing a Network of 8- to 12-Point Analog and Discrete I/O and Locating It Strategically Close to the Field Sensors
Invite Folks from Other Departments or Organizations In for an Informal Lunch-and-Learn Tour or Some Speed-Dating-Style Tabletop Displays
Check Out Controls Monthly Resource Guide for August 2008
What You Must Know to Use Wireless Systems in Your Plant
A Guide for Users to Determine Which of the Several Wireless Sensor Systems Is Best Suited to Use In Their Plants
How Many Pressure and Temperature Gauges (2-1/2", 4," 6" Round, Magnehelics, etc.) Are There In Your Plant?
ISA SP100 Wireless Users Are Ready to Deploy Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) within their Facilities
Process Industry Control Rooms Would Be Designed a Whole Lot Differently if Air-Traffic Controllers Were Working in Them
While Radar and Ultrasonics Are Getting Most of the Attention, Automation Vendors Are Quietly Improving Their Pressure-Based Level Measurement Instrumentation
NeSSI Provides Here-and-Now Benefits, Driving Engineers to Stop Waiting for Another Fieldbus Standard. Theyre Diving in and Justifying Their Investment in NeSSIs First-Generation Systems Today
All of Us Are Familiar with Glitches with Electronics in Industrial ApplicationsEspecially Interfaces with Process Materials
To Control the EAF Temperature and Reduce the Number of Reheats, Nucor Developed a Low-Cost Scale and Weighing Control System
Can You Gain Power from Water? What Are Practical Methods for Measuring/Analyzing Natural Gas BTU Value? How to Select PID Output?
Manufacturers Never Have Too Many Enclosure Options
Helping Automation Engineers Solve Various Tough Control Problems
New Line of Rugged, High-Density Ethernet I/O Blocks
Manufacturing Companies Are Looking to Reduce Costs
Is There a Metaphysical Aspect to Oneness?
The Commitment to Ensure Operational and Business Readiness Far Surpasses Traditional MAC Relationships
Thinner, Smarter, More Cost-Effective Terminal Blocks Make the Scene
More Resources for Managing Your Process Analyzer Systems
What Is the State of the Automation Market?
Connecting Real-Time Operational Data with ERP Systems
Colonizing the MES Space
The Process Industries First Mesh Network with ISA100-Ready Hardware
New Integrated Approach
The Security of Our Customers
New Releases of Experion PKS and Safety Manager
New Opportunities for Process Control
Two New Version fro DART High-Power Technology
Management of Alarm Systems for the Process Industries