Lubrication

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles July 29 to August 4

Articles about lubrication advice, managing an engineering career, IIoT tips, maintenance process redesign, and smart manufacturing were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 29 to August 4. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra August 5, 2019
Typical cause of being failure by percentage. Courtesy: ABB

The top 5 most read articles online, from July 29 to August 4 for Plant Engineering covered lubrication advice, managing an engineering career, IIoT tips, maintenance process redesign, and smart manufacturing. Links to each article below.

1. Understanding lubrication from the bearing’s perspective

Many factors can impact how proper use can avoid friction.

2. 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.

3. Making things work as part of the IIoT

Sensors are on the front line of the data gathering process, which is vital for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

4. Redesigning maintenance processes to optimize PdM automation

Set the stage for a successful transition from manual to IIoT-enhanced, predictive maintenance processes.

5. Smart manufacturing opens the door to real-time data

Smart manufacturing and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-enabled technologies can use real-time data to optimize processes and reduce costs for manufacturers.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, July 29 to August 4, for articles published within the last two months.

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


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is an associate editor for Control Engineering 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.