Control’s December Preview
• In December’s CONTROL Magazine:
Control Is Truly Global
The world of process automation is flat, and very small. Control’s Walt Boyes comments.
The 16th Annual Top 50
While this is the 16th Top 50, it is also the first co-branded ARC/Control Top 50 report. CONTROL’s Walt Boyes and ARC’s Larry O’Brien report on the top of the process automation pyramid in North America.
Distributed Control Systems
Control’s Jim Montague shows that the modern distributed control system is not your father’s DCS. Montague reports on changes, new concepts, new methods in the design and operation of distributed control for automation processes.
If It Ain’t Broke, Let’s Keep It!
Automation and IT Chief of Greater Vancouver Regional District, Gary Wong, has lots of Bailey Infi90 control systems, and they aren’t broken. So what is he supposed to do?
Analyzer Reliability, part 3
Control engineer Gary Nichols concludes his look at PAT and analyzer reliability.
• Also in December’s CONTROL:
What’s New at ControlGlobal.com?
CONTROL’s Rick Pedraza gives you a clue to all the great stuff we’ve loaded up the website with for December and beyond.
Morley Rants Again
Control’s Dick Morley provides his view of the MIT innovative technology conference.
Control’s AutomationXchange… What Good Is It?
Senior Technical Editor Dan Hebert, PE looks at what end users get when they take three days in North America’s most wonderful ski resort—in the middle of the blazing summer heat.
On the Bus!
Rezabek on Fieldbus!
Fieldbus info from the source! Pioneering Foundation Fieldbus User and Control Contributing Editor, John Rezabek provides analysis and commentary.
What’s a Company To Do?
Recently back from Rockwell’s Automation Fair, Control’s Jim Montague muses about the joys and sufferings involved in making investments in new technology. Can we afford it?
Bringing It All Back Around.
Control’s Keith Larson expounds on a burning issue in process automation. What’s got Keith bugged this month?
Ask the Experts!
The Very Best Question
Control’s Béla Lipták selects the best question and answer from the web exclusive feature to be printed in the magazine. The person whose question is selected wins a prize. So save the consulting fee and go to www.controlglobal.com and ask an expert.
Control Systems and Controllers
Roundup: Control Software
The Control Staff complements the feature story on distributed control systems with a roundup of control software that will help you solve a process problem or two.
Focus on Power Quality and Conditioning
New, actionable and eminently useful stuff that will help you keep the lights on and motors turning. Control gives you a page of useful resources to work with.
All the Products We Have Room to Print
New, actionable and eminently useful stuff. CONTROL gives you a whole department full of tasty new products and services.
PLUS, LOTS OF UNIQUE,
FOR YOU ON