February 2016 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 detailed understanding can pay off in greater process stability, lower valve wear and less waste of materials and energy.
Artificial intelligence opens new paths to intelligent, multi-sensory gas and flame safety
Even if you don’t see your industry as critical, it stands to benefit from emerging activities to harden networks through standards.
Digital precision and stability allow accurate DP level and flow readings using two pressure transmitters.
Béla Lipták says the there is no such thing as a perfect detector, therefore we never know what "true value" is.
Engaged employees are the best protection. Employees are the weakest link in industrial security, so they need to be trained, tested and engaged to protect their systems.
The most significant reductions are discovered by measuring and monitoring energy flows.
Simulators pay for themselves with fewer trips and incidents, wrinkle-free transitions, knowledge capture and process improvements.
How Ethernet is inexorably claiming its place as the plant nervous system.
Eliminating the model offers the advantages of model-based control without the headaches.
By the time Flint's water is safe to drink, this preventable disaster will have injured thousands of children and cost $400 million or more.
Here are 10 online resources to help you understand analyzers, their limitations and advances.
Everyone could communicate and interoperate on the same Ethernet network, but only if enough major and regular customers demand a mixed network.
2016 brought new mergers, partnership and tools for many automation leaders. Find out what Advantech, Rittal and Johnson Controls have been up to lately.
Industry 4.0, Internet of Things will be highlights for 5,000 exhibitors from 70 countries
Here are 7 strategies the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) suggest we put in place to effectively defend industrial control systems (ICSs).
According to a recent study from The Freedonia Group Inc., worldwide demand for industrial valves is projected to climb 4.3% per year to reach $98.5 billion in 2019.
ISA and CSIA now offer system integrators a web-based project management course.
Pentair plc reported Jan. 13 that it will offer rapid, locally modified enclosures at its Hoffman Certified Modification Centers (HCMC) via its network of local distributors.
Digitalization is bringing about a fourth industrial revolution that will profoundly change our world.