Bill Lydon's Automation & Control Trends Report 2020-2021

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Bill Lydon's Automation & Control Trends Report 2020-2021 reports on ten trends shaping the automation, control and instrumentation, and provides lists of related articles for each trend. This annual report is from Automation.com, a subsidiary of ISA--The International Society of Automation.  

Monitoring Mechanical Behavior of Reciprocating Compressors

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By Istec
In this whitepaper we focus on the mechanical health and behaviour of reciprocating compressors with four important indicators; impact, temperature (valves and bearings), vibration and rod drop. Table 1 shows the typical measurements for reciprocating compressors.

Direct Drive Linear Motors: Overview and Selection Process

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To help make the process of selecting linear motors simpler, we’ll start by explaining the mechanics of a direct drive linear motor and contrast it with a more traditional indirect drive system.

What Do Engineers Need to Know about Encoders and Motors for Oil & Gas?

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Position sensors and motors are crucial components in oil and gas equipment and must operate day in and day out in some of the most challenging conditions.