Motors, Drives

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles November 19-25

Articles about the important parts of a nameplate, five modern warehouse innovations, five ways data can improve assembly, digital twin collaboration, and the beginning of the digital journey were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from November 19-25, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra November 26, 2018
Figure 3. Typical speed torque curves. Courtesy: EASA

The top 5 most read articles online, from Nov. 19-25 for Plant Engineering covered the important parts of a nameplate, five modern warehouse innovations, five ways data can improve assembly, digital twin collaboration, and the beginning of the digital journey. Links to each article below.

1. What’s in a nameplate?

Information helps the selection of the right motor regardless of application.

2. Five innovations moving the modern warehouse

As e-commerce expands, telematics, automation help keep pace as consumers and retailers evolve.

3. Five ways data can help improve assembly

Using information to power better assembly performance by detecting inconsistencies, understand operator performance, and more.

4. Digital twin collaboration advances brownfield process operations management

Siemens and Bentley’s collaboration of PlantSight links the design/build and operate/maintain aspects of oil and gas assets and other brownfield applications.

5. Digital journey begins with ‘What if?’

Manufacturers should always be asking questions as they begin their journey into digital manufacturing because it encompasses so much ground and can bring so many changes.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, Nov. 19-25, for articles published within the last two months.

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

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Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Production Editor, Control Engineering, CFE Media