October 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.
Futureproof Automation is focus of NovaTech User Conference 2015 on Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in New Orleans
No matter how you feel about it or what others want or think, you either meet the spec or you don’t.
End users and suppliers who understand the value of openness, interoperability and time-critical/synchronized, prioritized communications should have an interest in shaping its application and standardization.
The arrival of new technologies has given young engineers a huge career choice, and those choosing engineering seem to be few and far between.
A reader asks us if we are aware that ISA developed a BOK for automation professionals years ago
A reader says little is yet known about MPC. Is that so?
Cybersecurity is always a consideration in the design and operation of any digital communications network. Fortunately, when the WSN protocols were being developed, the people doing so were aware of the cybersecurity issue
Taking on calibration online resources. Here's what can help you optimize your calibration processes
Effective cybersecurity requires ceaseless monitoring and evaluation of network data and traffic to identify and head off evolving intrusions and potential attacks, but improved tools are making it simpler and easier.
Simulation enables greater and deeper knowledge of the process. Measurements, the use of smart controls and optimization help turn what were controlled variables into manipulated variables
How to take advantage of the increasingly homogenizing abilities of distributed control and information technology systems
Readers ask our experts for help with the isenthalpic calculation and remote level monitoring
Most cyber-threats, viruses and malware change and multiply so quickly, any useful response must follow up and evolve just as fast
Several distinct flow control technologies are coordinating efforts to give users more complete and accurate measurements in challenging phases and flow conditions
Here's what new in PLCs and industrial computers
Inductive Automation's Ignition Community Conference reinvigorates system integrators, end users and developers.
We're working to change the automation business with a simple, scalable and secure control solution that will give users and customers their freedom. Industrial automation has been in jail, and Bedrock is going to break it out
Some of the best minds in the process industries, including three keynote speakers, will come together at the ISA Process Control & Safety Symposium on Nov. 9-12 in Houston