January 2019 Issue
No single automation professional is expert in every one of the myriad categories of process control hardware, software and systems necessary to properly support today's plant. Where do you turn when it's time to identify a new source for one of the less familiar needs of your facility? Who do you want to consult?
How about your fellow professionals who read Control? That's who we poll to determine our annual Readers' Choice Awards.
Also in this issue are feature articles about HMI design and condition-based, predictive maintenance.
Find all of this and more in the January issue of Control.
Lean staffing looks great to analysts, but it’s become unsatisfactory to accept run-to-failure for many instruments and control systems
Control's monthly guide brings you invaluable industry information to stay up to date on the latest trends and developments.
The past 30 years have seen wave after wave of field network innovation and controversy
The application of a troubleshooting procedure is ubiquitous and frequent
The IIoT is transforming the Top 50 into software and services companies
Community Career+Education Forum informs and inspires students, families with STEM activities
New Missouri S&T process control programs put engineers through paces
What happens if something is not quite right in the middle of night, causing a surging fright and piping to take flight?
Motor drive analyzers ease access to oscilloscope capabilities
Use a variable-speed pump and minimize valve pressure drops.
Players evolve but game remains unchanged
Joe Weiss discusses how control system intelligent control and communication capabilities are moving further down into end devices.
FMEA, FMECA and FMEDA have much in common, and a few critical differences
Moore Industries system that converts signals from as many as 64 wired HART devices to Modbus/TCP and HART-IP Ethernet-based protocols.
Process analyzers save space and streamline sampling to speed up measurements and deliver results.
Going beyond controls to aid process customers with digitalization efforts
ABB provided security, telecommunications, SCADA main control room, containerized equipment rooms, and fiber-optic cable
Honeywell will implement server virtualization, process visualization and cybersecurity solutions
Company to supply e-houses to support the modernization of the São Paulo pipeline network in Brazil