Articles & News on Computer-Based Control

ABB helps Indian cement plant enhance electrification and automation systems

  • News

ABB will also provide the new cement plant with electrification infrastructure items such as MV Switchgear with MV relays on IEC 61850 communication and LV Switchgear with ABB UMC100.3 intelligent motor controllers which combine intelligent motor protection and control functions and fieldbus communication, and fault diagnosis in a single device.

Beckhoff Automation announces Steve Rastberger as Northeast Region District Manager

  • News

He will work directly with Graham Harris, East Region Manager, and a team of sales and applications engineers in the area to drive further growth in Beckhoff sales and market share.

Bentley Institute Press announces “Inside MicroStation CONNECT Edition” ebook

  • News

The three-volume set focuses on developing a strong understanding of the basics of MicroStation and follows a step-by-step approach that includes exercises and real-world examples complete with illustrations.

Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of Italy-based ASEM

  • News

The transaction includes the purchase of a minority interest in ASEM held by KEB Group, Germany. Post-close, Rockwell Automation will maintain ASEM’s strategic supplier and technology partner relationship with KEB.

Abaco Systems announces move to Huntsville, Alabama headquarters

  • News

The move provides Abaco with the head room and resources that will allow the company to continue to develop the embedded computing technologies and solutions that have enabled it to become a supplier to the defense market.

FAULHABER announces FAULHABER Drive Selection Tool

  • News

A solution for developers and application engineers, information, such as speed and torque, is sufficient in order to determine the appropriate solution. A list with the most important parameters shows the choices calculated.

A Beginner's Tutorial to Rockwell Automation's Studio 5000 Logix Designer

  • by Stephen Gates
  • Feature

Studio 5000 Logix Designer (formerly known as RSlogix 5000) is used to program the most powerful Allen-Bradley PLCs (technically PACs), including the ControlLogix and CompactLogix controllers.

Leybold announces Pumpfinder and LEYCALC online tools

  • News

With these web-based tools, users can select and build their vacuum solutions online. They are designed to be used for two different use cases: Users with vacuum know-how can use LEYCALC to calculate the behavior and performance of vacuum systems in detail. The Pump Finder guides beginners to suitable products by a questionnaire.

Bill’s Top 10 Automation & Control Trends for 2019 – Accelerating Change & Reaching the Tipping Point

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

The pace of technological change in the automation industry seems to be accelerating as we head into 2019, driven by innovations developed for Internet of Things and general computing.

What is the Difference Between Frequency-Modulated Continuous-Wave (FMCW) and Pulsed Wave or Pulsed

  • by Chassis Plans
  • Opinion

High-performance computing is used for solving advanced mathematical calculations and performing data processing through the use of computer modeling, simulation and analysis.  HPC systems delivers sustained performance through its unique synchronal parallel processing power.