September 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.
Pitch the Manual! Our Editor in Chief Ponders on the Benefits of Printed Manuals, Their Ease (or Lack of ) Access, Versus Just Using the Mighty Know-It-All World Wide Web
Keeping a Pipe Straight That Was What Was Needed to Prevent the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Well Accident
You Just Can't Be Apple to Your Customer and Control Every Widget You Sell
Bringing the Virtual World into the Real World Can Be Challenging
How Targeted Programs Are Raising a Fresh Flock of Fledglings to Replace Retiring Engineers and Technicians
Our First 25 Years Chronicle the Rising Role of the Operator in Defining the Human Interface
A Better Way to Handle Constraints: Novel Approach Relieves Conflict Between Real-Time Optimization and Predictive Multivariable Control
Variable-Speed/Frequency Drives, Added Intelligence and Other Innovations Help Motors Target Their Muscle for the Greatest Impact in Process Applications
There Are Four Stages of Content Management Maturity: Content Under Control, Access Anywhere, Managing Change and Integration With the Business
How to Install Three Magnetostrictive Level Gauges and What Are Some Good Instrumentation Books?
BLH Nobel Introduced a System That Quickly and Easily Checks Weighing Systems for Wiring and Mechanical Faults
ProView Supports Modbus/TCP and SNMP Protocols, and Offer Industrial-Grade Reliability
Tuning Tune-up. McMilland and Weiner Ask Sigifredo: What Are the Approximate Percentages of the Various Sources of Problems in the Loops You Have Worked With?
Pure Partnership, Lasting Legacy
Fast, Accurate Measurement, Ease of Use, Automated Record-Keeping—All Are Here
Advanced software and services also improve operational safety.
The course is available for open enrollment in the U.S. with 28 classes planned through April 2015. Participants who enroll before Oct. 3 will receive a 10% discount. Classes will begin globally in October.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for Automated Determination of Root Cause to Metso Automation USA, Inc.