December 2015 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.
Real-time particle size measurement and control improves quality, cuts energy costs 20%
However tantalizing the prospect of dispensing with models may be, it is the long road of experience, not the shortcut of simplification, that compels one to the model-less path.
Big new projects that could save millions in copper by deploying Foundation fieldbus or Profibus contentedly nurse at the warm and familiar breast of analog solutions.
If it weren't for standards, we wouldn't have an automation industry, and certainly not the wired or wireless field devices we rely on to connect the controllers to the process
Our editors compile the latest information on software tutorial
Outsource or automate to reduce costs, shorten delivery and improve results
A reader asks our industry experts what the official definition of valve gain is. Here's how they responded
We need universities to offer courses and ultimately a curriculum and degree in process control
The Industrial Internet of Things promises to provide information that mitigates the unknown unknowns, but it's useless if you deny what it reveals
See how the top 50 of previous years stack up
Hi-tech accessories, software and networking are allowing distributed control systems (DCS) to expand their job descriptions and take on non-traditional tasks
Common-sense regulations are the most efficient option in many applications, and more of us should help develop them, instead of run from them
2015 is coming to an end. Here are the latest business agreements made in the process automation industry
Rockwell Automation Fair 2015 and pre-show Process Solutions User Group (PSUG) demonstrate how PlantPAx DCS and other solutions are turning its vision into reality
Schneider Electric Software recognized several users at its 2015 Software User Conference for Avantis, eDNA, EBS and PRiSM products
As more users prepare to adopt IIoT or Industry 4.0-based manufacturing systems, the two organizations explain it will be essential for them to easily integrate network protocols such as CC-Link IE and Profinet.
Softing Inc. demonstrated its prototype of the new Publisher/Subscriber extension of the OPC UA standard at the SPS IPC Drives 2015 tradeshow