Control Engineering: Recent Feature Articles

Recent Control Engineering feature articles include: Control Loop Monitors Help Optimize Controller Performance, Choosing the Right Motion Control Architecture, Changing Face of Robotics, Optimizing your HMI, and How to Select a Motion Control Network. Click here to connect to each and to other most-read postings.

06/10/2011


www.controleng.comAmong recent Control Engineering feature articles are: Control Loop Monitors Help Optimize Controller Performance, Choosing the Right Motion Control Architecture, Changing Face of Robotics, Optimizing your HMI, and How to Select a Motion Control Network. See links for each article below and additional article links at the bottom.

Cover story: Control loop monitors help optimize controller performance - Vendors of control loop performance monitoring and optimization software describe what it does and how users benefit. See graphics, related links.

Choosing Motion Control ArchitectureChoosing the Right Motion Control Architecture - Building a controller has never been easier—or more confusing. This tutorial guide can help determine which motion control architecture to use. See tables, diagrams, and link to video.

Robotics and mechatronics-software modeling helpsChanging face of robotics - Mechatronics and symbolic model formulation techniques are driving innovation in the robotics field, from humanoid robots to autonomous cars, into space, and beyond. See photos.

Regular training on customized simulators helps operators sharpen their HMI skills and stay ready to respond to plant notifications and alarms rapidly and efficiently. (Source: Honeywell)Optimizing your HMI - Taking time to reevaluate workstations and interfaces can uncover countless ways to increase performance, optimize efficiency, and boost profitability.

 

Inside Machines: How to Select a Motion Control Network - Maximize reliability, speed, and ease of operation and maintenance by selecting an appropriate motion control network.

Other recent significant articles are linked below.

- Compiled by Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com

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