July 2018 Issue
After years of aging workforces, accelerating retirements, the brain drain of expertise, and questions about where to find the next generation of engineers, technicians and operators, it appears the process control field's professionals are finally getting a little younger as a group .For the past two years, the average age of respondents to Control's salary survey declined from 51 years in 2016 to 48.5 years in 2017 to 47.1 years in 2018.
Also in this issue are features about human machine interface requirements and flow measurement, and we deliver the latest in calibrators.
Find all that and more in the July issue of Control.
Why are steam systems so pervasive?
D3v16 delivered with the new PCM5 process controller
Acceptable uncertainty in quantity transferred determines flowmeter selection
Reader responds to May's Ask the Experts
2018 Rockwell Automation TechEd and Honeywell User Group (HUG) events provide evidence of significant problem-solving
We need to get a grip on AI while there’s still time
Our next group of common fieldbus errors center around diagnostics and alerts.
Control's monthly guide brings you invaluable industry information to stay up to date on the latest trends and developments
Designing the best HMI requires the right knowledge
Average age and pay edge down, while benefits, most other indicators hold steady in 2018 salary survey
Combined functions, networking, documentation let users easily achieve calibration benefits
Keeping our noses to the grindstone is important, but we do have look up sometimes
Accurate flare flow metering is important to account for production and energy loss