Top 5 Control Engineering articles, March 10-16
Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Control Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, March 10-16, including articles about high-voltage fault, selecting a level instrument, wireless connectivity, the 2014 Engineers' Choice Awards, and the 2013 HART Plant of the Year.
Application Update: Troubleshoot a high-voltage electrical fault and see recommended solutions.
Selecting the right level measurement instrument for your application can be difficult, but these questions are what you should be asking when evaluating your options.
Internet of things (IoT) has huge potential for wireless as 90% of the market will be in the last 100 meters, according to some estimates. Which wireless technologies suit what applications?
Best automation, control, and instrumentation products in 23 categories. The 27th annual Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards shines a light on 23 categories of control, instrumentation, and automation products, revealing the best of those introduced in 2013 as chosen by you, Control Engineering's print and digital audience. Review the winners and honorable mentions here to see if their innovative solutions can help you solve one of your most pressing problems.
HART Communication Foundation names the Dow specialty chemicals plant in Deer Park, Texas, as 2013 HART Plant of the Year, citing improvements plant operations and capabilities for proactive maintenance, instead of reactive maintenance.
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.controleng.com, March 10-16, for articles published within the last two months.
- Jessica DuBois-Maahs, associate content manager, CFE Media, jdmaahs(at)cfemedia.com.
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In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.