March 2010 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.
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McMillan and Weiner Tacked a Big Question, What Is Data Analytics?
It Is Sometimes Easier to Get Classes on Advanced Process Control Than on the Basics of General Instrumentation and Control
Any Thoughts on Where to Go for Reference Material and/or Subject Matter Experts for Help with Controls Engineering Project? Is It Mandatory That Pipe Line Schedule Be Mentioned for Control Valve Sizing?
Alabama Power Upgrades Damper-Drive Actuators to Digital to Reduce Maintenance of Coal-Fired Generators
It Is Evident That Device-Based Control Exceeds DCS-Based Control in Reliability and Performance
Users Are Opening Their Eyes to How Much Clearer Their Data Is - and How Much Better Their Processes Can Run - with Field Calibrators
National Programs Partner with Businesses and Trade Organizations to Encourage Students to Participate in Engineering-Related Activities
Siemens Releases TR84.00.05 - Guidance on the Identification of Safety Instrumented Functions in Burner Management Systems
The Optimization of Pumping Stations and Liquid Distribution Systems Can Save 25 Percent or More Energy
Pepsi Brews Up Batches of Lipton Tea with a State-of-the-Art Plant
Yokogawa Corp. of America Introduces the TDLS220 Percent Oxygen Analyzer
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Bad Human/System Relationships Can Quite Literally Blow Up in Everyone's Face
User-Centered Design Makes Operators More Aware of Their Processes and Better Able to Respond Fast
Thirty to Fifty Percent of Downtime Is Attributable to Equipment Problems
Taking the Pulse of Our Readership. You Have the Opportunity to Weigh In on Important Issues Surrounding Your Work as Process Automation Professionals - Training and Salary
Norm Gilsdorf, president of Honeywell Process Solutions, was among nine alumni of Purdue University's College of Engineering honored last month during the Distinguished Engineering Alumni program. He was named one of the "2010 Distinguished Engineering Alumni."
The Global Foresight Group has identified several industry segments that will generate growing demand for process instrumentation and automation (PI&A) products in 2010 and beyond.
Rockwell Automation chairman and CEO Keith Nosbusch said last year that the market was about to bottom out
Emerson claims that the digital communication and diagnostic capabilities of its Fisher FieldVue changed the way all process control vendors monitor control valves
The European Commission of Machine Builders In Unable to Meet the Deadline for the ISO and IEC Standards
One of the more entertaining side-shows at ARC's Orlando Forum in February may well have been the four-day meeting of the ISA100.12 subcommittee
The home automation wireless market looks set to explode
U.K. companies look very affordable to U.S. predators.
Honeywell has acquired rights to Shell Global Solutions' OTTER field data collection technology.
Global PLC revenues in 2009 were down by an estimated 19.1% compared with 2008
California web-based SCADA pioneer Inductive Automation has introduced the first cross platform OPC-UA server on the market.
Can automation vendors afford to ignore the marketing potential of social networking tools?