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Top 5 Plant Engineering articles August 5-11

Articles about managing an engineering career, burner management, lubrication and bearings, collaborative robot benefits, and lubrication aesthetics were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from August 5-11. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra August 12, 2019
Courtesy: Emerson North America

The top 5 most read articles online, from August 5-11 for Plant Engineering covered managing an engineering career, burner management, lubrication and bearings, collaborative robot benefits, and lubrication aesthetics. Links to each article below.

1. Choosing and managing an engineering career: 7 things to know

A well-managed engineering career means a lifetime career outside the rut. Apply these seven tips to manage a successful engineering career.

2. For better burner management, focus on the flame

Five-step guidance for safer and more efficient combustion equipment performance.

3. Understanding lubrication from the bearing’s perspective

Many factors can impact how proper use can avoid friction.

4. Collaborative robot application benefits for manufacturers

Collaborative robotic applications, a relatively new innovation in the robotic industry, are designed to team up with a human operator to flexibly perform a wide variety of tasks.

5. Aesthetics in lubricating greases

There are several kinds of lubricating greases available with notably distinct differences in colors, tackiness level and smell.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, August 5-11, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra has been production editor for Control Engineering since 2014 and has worked for the magazine since 2011. He edits articles on all automation topics and has written on topics including robotics, power generation, IIoT, AI/machine learning, and more. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature degree from North Central College and is also a self-published crime/mystery novelist on Amazon.