August 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.
China's Not Afraid of Better Technology Benefits and There's no Need for Coal Rollers
Our Customer Focus is not Just the Investor Who’s Financing a Project or the Project Manager Beating the Drum to Meet Cost and Schedule
Not Part of Traditional Process Safety Systems, Wireless Sensors Keep Facility Within Design Constraints and Safe
Creativity and Risk Matter Most and How Much Genuine Usefulness Investors, Supporters Actually Achieve
Build Stakeholder Confidence Through the Creation of Timely, Accurate, Retrievable and Consistent Emissions Information
Machines Don’t Panic, and They Always Do What They’re Told, but They Can’t React to Situations for Which They Have not Been Programmed. Which Do You Want to Depend on When your Life Depends on It?
Unified Standard Solely Exist Because Automation Vendors Will Always Want That Part of Their Solutions Strategy to Be Uniquely Theirs
PLCs and PACs Are More Robust and Include More Control Capabilities Than Those Offered Through PC-Based Control
Get the Latest Information on I/Os and Terminal Blocks
The long greenfield: North West Redwater partnership is building one of very few new refineries in North America, and its using the latest process control innovations to do it. Here's what future process plants can be like.
Getting the Most Out of Your PID
Catastrophic Incidents Have Led to Useful Rules for Systems That Help Avoid Them
Our First 25 Years Have Seen Arcane Systems Evolve into a Highly Standardized and Tightly Regulated Discipline
Automated System Can Lead to More and More Complexity and Confusion. Until the Instruments, Automation and Controls get Extremely Reliable, We'll Still Need to Keep Humans in the Loop
Manage Modest Processes With These Purposeful Devices
Medium and Small Companies ($10 to $30 Million) Had the Largest Growth in Revenue
New Organization Will Continue the Development, Support and Promotion of the Two Existing Protocols
The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), posted a 0.4% increase over June, as measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA).