Plant Engineering most-viewed content in 2023

The most-viewed stories published in 2023 included: Choosing the right flyback diode, robots improving team efficiency, using artificial intelligence and more.

By Chris Vavra January 9, 2024
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The top 10 Plant Engineering most-viewed content posted in 2023 posted covered choosing the right flyback diode, robots improving team efficiency, using artificial intelligence and more. Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Considerations for choosing the right flyback diode and rating

There are several important considerations when selecting flyback diodes that can make the difference in reliable design and extending the life span of the system.

2. How working with robots helps a team increase efficiency

Incorporating robots into daily routines has surprising impacts on the teams’ day-to-day work at a semiconductor manufacturing facility.

3. How to use artificial intelligence: A guide for mechanical engineers

By embracing artificial intelligence and machine learning, mechanical engineers can thrive in a digital marketplace.

4. Vertical turbine pump tips and tricks

Vertical turbine pumps (VTPs) are ubiquitous and used in many different applications constantly, which makes them more vulnerable to damage because of constant wear.

5. Select the right PPE to take control of electrical risks

Employers and employees must ensure proper personal protective equipment is in use to keep workers safe and lower risk.

6. 2023 Plant Engineering Product of the Year winners announced

Winners of the 35th annual Plant Engineering Product of the Year awards have been announced. See link to download the eBook.

7. How AI is reducing fugitive emissions in upstream oil and gas

In the quest to reduce methane emissions and improve sustainability in the oil and natural gas industry, the use of artificial intelligence in plunger lift systems is proving to be a promising solution.

8. How state-of-the-art predictive maintenance best practices can achieve electrical safety 

Predictive maintenance can ensure electrical systems are designed correctly and operated safely.

9. Maintenance and safety considerations for pneumatic and hydraulic controls

Pneumatic and hydraulic controls are critical to the manufacturing industry, and implementation requires careful consideration of safety and maintenance requirements.

10. Reduce dreaded pump problems or failures with condition monitoring

To avoid costly, unplanned downtime, leveraging condition monitoring in a reliability plan is essential.


Author Bio: Chris Vavra is web content manager for CFE Media and Technology.