Top 5 Plant Engineering content: November 6-12, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content over the past week covered using AI, predictive maintenance software, plant engineering transactions and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra November 14, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content over the past week covered using AI, predictive maintenance software, plant engineering transactions and more. Links to each article below.

1. 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.

2. Using software in predictive maintenance, part 1: Understanding maintenance fundamentals

Michael Hardy and Ed Garibian cover maintenance fundamentals and how they help engineers improve their efficiency as well as what total productive maintenance (TPM) can do.

3. Plant engineering, manufacturing M&A: October 2023

Bundy Group reported six automation transactions in the month of October. Analysis on the acquisitions and reports are highlighted below.

4. Engineers develop efficient process to make fuel from carbon dioxide

The approach converts the greenhouse gas into formate, a solid fuel that can be stored indefinitely and could be used to power industries.

5. Modernization – extend the lifetime of your drives and avoid up to 55 percent of emissions

As variable speed drives get older, modernization offers a circular solution that extends the lifetime of the equipment, enhances performance and provides the latest technology and long-term support.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, Nov. 6-12, 2023, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, web content manager, CFE Media and Technology, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


Author Bio: Chris Vavra is senior editor for WTWH Media LLC.