May 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.
Passing on all you've learned to the next generation of engineers is crucial—and challenging
Manual, feedback, cascade, feedforward and lead/lag all have their place.
You can create 3D models from ordinary digital photos with 3M (minimal manual manipulation)
Operators responding to abnormal situations need better designed systems. The challenge is not inundating the operator while being sure to wake them up.
Our experts tackle these not-so-simple problems
We sort through some of the alpha-numeric labels that will help you choose the right protocol for your particular applications.
Do you have the knowledge and perspective to take advantage of wireless?
Along with MEs and EEs, we're going to need data scientists, system engineers, developers and systems integrators
The editors of Control search the world wide web to find the latest online resources on motors and drives.
Purge control handles multiple and complex enclosures
PIDPlus is a modification of PID to accommodate slow and varying update rates, as well as lost communications
A reader writes in to discuss what M2M (or IoT) offers that industrial settings lack today.
Calibration is a complex procedure that takes time, and time is money. Here's how some facilities are saving both and also getting better data
Wireless is expanding into more tight places and remote process applications than ever before. Here's how it's deployed safely and securely.
Flow control suppliers deliver a stream of new refinements and innovations to help users optimize their applications. Here are some of the most useful.