Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, March 14-20: Cognitive computing, predictive maintenance and Hannover Messe, getting the right data, more
Articles about cognitive computing, predictive maintenance, getting the right data, asset performance monitoring, and preventing VFD faults and failures were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, March 14-20. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for March 14-20, covered cognitive computing, predictive maintenance, getting the right data, asset performance monitoring, and preventing VFD faults and failures. Link to each article below.
The idea of cognitive computing demonstrated by IBM's Watson on a game show can be used to help solve the complex problem of complex data in an increasingly complex world.
The integration of predictive maintenance (PdM) and the data generated through the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is expected to pinpoint impending outages before they occur, speed up overhaul processes and avoid production outages.
In an era of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Frontier Technology Inc.'s (FTI) skill set seemed like a great match for the manufacturing sector.
Bentley Systems CEO, Greg Bentley, discussed how the convergence of information technology (IT), operational technology (OT), and engineering technology (ET) is enabling owner-operators to go beyond asset performance monitoring to asset performance modeling.
Following these best practices can help prevent voltage drops, overload trips, and other common VFD faults and serious failures before they occur.
This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, March 14-20, for articles published within the last two months.
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