Control Engineering hot topics, April 2023
Control Engineering’s most clicked articles in April 2023 included stories on PID tuning, digital twin, Hannover Messe 2023 and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.
Hot topics in Control Engineering, for March 2023, for stories posted in the last three months included PID tuning, digital twin, Hannover Messe 2023 and more. Links to each article below.
It is important to understand what proportional-integral-derivative (PID) control is and the parameters for closed-loop, open-loop and cascading loops and the parameters involved.
Addition of green hydrogen energy processes needs smart instruments to help with goals for global sustainability and net-zero carbon emissions. Instrumentation needed include gas analyzers as well as conductivity, temperature, level, pressure and flow measurement devices (flowmeters, transmitters).
Digital telecommunication evolution has been rapid over the past several years and is providing near real-time communication.
ProMat’s return after a four-year absence showed a greater emphasis on robotics and how logistics improvements can make automation better in manufacturing facilities. See video.
By increasing visibility into a company’s manufacturing operations and testing an unlimited number of what-if possibilities in real-time, a digital twin can provide factories a reliable way to save time and money.
6. Hannover Messe 2023 Day Three: Connectivity and communication are critical to industrial transformation
Manufacturers and associations at Hannover Messe emphasized the need for better connectivity and communication with their products and each other.
Farmwise uses large autonomous machines and robots to snip weeds while preserving crops, eliminating the need for herbicides.
Control loop tuning information, advice and optimization.
Partnering with an experienced robotic integrator that utilizes high-performance robots and leading-edge peripherals enables manufacturers to navigate the robotic automation journey.
Digital transformation technology is pushing digital twins closer to their real-world counterpart and driving manufacturing through the next wave of the digital revolution.