Top 5 Control Engineering articles July 19-25, 2021
The top 5 most read articles online, from July 19-25, 2021, for Control Engineering covered programming standardization, scalable IIoT networks, simulation and computer-aided design, programmable fibers and IEC 61131-3 structuring. Links to each article below.
Integrated automation suites provide control system programmers with the tools to manage standardization across multiple automation projects, creating consistent operational experiences enterprise-wide. See 10 advantages of an integrated programming suite that saved 30% programming time at one customer.
Don’t get distracted by the promises of the latest so-called solutions for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Focus on these essential design principles while building a data network. Intelligent input/output modules and other tools can add flexibility.
Cover Story: While simulation systems can help for control system programming design, a general-purpose programming language like C# can be used: First, some basic control system theory.
MIT researchers have created the first fabric-fiber to have digital capabilities, ready to collect, store and analyze data using a neural network.
The IEC 61131-3 standard includes powerful structuring tools and can help provide users an excellent way to break a control system down into manageable units for greater overall effectiveness.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, July 19-25, 2021, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, web content manager, Control Engineering, CFE Media, [email protected].
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