July 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.
A simplified and system-wide approach collects data for more intelligent operations.
Honeywell and its users are meeting today’s challenging economic climate with sophisticated strategy, technology and services.
As with so many processes, better automation can lead to better safety
Bubba and Mongo have enough skills to commission most devices without calling out an engineer.
Measuring pressure or calibrating pressure instruments is not that easy. These online resources can help.
IEC 62952-1 Ed 1.0 promises to standardize the power modules to make maintenance and replacement easier.
It is a good time to be in the process industries. If you feel you’re getting dumped on, maybe all that’s required is a change of view—or a different table at the feast.
Should you use a Coriolis flowmeter as a backup system? Plus a search for information about diaphragm gas meters
A backup system may not be the best use of a Coriolis meter, and a century-old gas meter technology that still has some life in it.
Austin Powder's U.S. Nitrogen uses Mynah's Mimic simulation software to speed up implementation and training, and improve process optimization.
Fueled by the transferable ANSI/ISA-88 standard and streamlined by software, batch control is reaching escape velocity in its traditional processes, and migrating to new worlds of applications.
WiFi network for chemical plant gas chromatographs saves big compared with fiberoptic cabling connections
Nobody believes the standards are great, but how can someone say they're "not making the grid more secure and reliable?"
Would ISA 100.11 devices also have to speak HART IP?
The marriage of data scientist and CE/ME isn't new. What is new, is the fact that we as a process society are moving to a higher stratum with new demands.
Process analytical instruments make the same fundamental measurement they have for decades, but added intelligence and networking are delivering useful data to all their fans quicker and over much larger applications and platforms.
The next COTS technology waiting to take hold in process automation is lithium-ion batteries.
Moore Industries' new SIL 3-capable STZ Safety Smart HART Temperature Transmitter family comes in three configurations
We view automation as a competitive advantage, but how could we use it to help make the transformation we needed?
Traditional safety systems have been joined by sophisticated, safety-instrumented, integrated-networking solutions, but their common mission remains the same.
Is it too hard, too complicated, too expensive, or does it just have a bad rap? Maybe all it needs is better marketing.
More than 44 percent say they’re earning more than $100k, yet worries about job security and looming retirements remain high.
New Platform for Advanced Control and Estimation hopes to speed up and simplify advanced process control applications.
Meet the new ISA Fellows for this 2015.
The global HMI market is projected to grow at a 7.73% compound annual growth rate.