Jeanine Katzel, Senior Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine

Articles

PLCs, PACs October 1, 2000

Understanding programmable controllers

A programmable controller, or PLC as it is commonly known, is the heart of an industrial control system (Fig. 1).

By Jeanine Katzel, Senior Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine
Mobility September 1, 2000

Mobile data collecting: Power in the palm of your hand

Key concepts Wireless solutions are experiencing unprecedented growth.

By Jeanine Katzel, Senior Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine
Safety Standards June 1, 2000

The internet and the plant engineer

Let's go surfin' now, everybody's learnin' how..." The well-known line from the Beach Boys song of nearly 40 yr ago may never be truer than it is today. This time around, however, it is the internet not the ocean on which everyone is surfing.

By Jeanine Katzel, Senior Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 1, 2000

Heat exchanger basics

Heat exchangers are commonly used in a variety of plant processes to transfer energy from one fluid or gas to another without mixing the two substances.

By Jeanine Katzel, Senior Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine