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Chasing Ghosts in the Plant – 12.15.19

As part of Control Engineering’s “Project Management Series” read Matt Ruth explanation how solving mysterious electrical problems takes discipline, structure and a lot of experience.
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Packaging Automation Integration advice from Avanceon – 10.08.19

As part of Control Engineering’s case study questions and answer series, Avanceon’s Rob H. explained how a customer’s bakery lines were checked and tested over a three-day weekend when controllers, code and networks required upgrading.
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Using mobile devices for communication, data collection – 06.29.19

Mobile devices like Raspberry Pi are an inexpensive alternative for controllers in the manufacturing space and can be useful for particular input/output (I/O) applications.
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Organizing drawing files for engineering, IT departments – 06.27.19

Having correct and accurate drawing sets are a common challenge for plant engineering and information technology (IT) departments, but there are ways to make it easier.
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Benefits of test driven development for automation applications – 06.25.19

Test driven development (TDD) is potentially useful for automation applications by eliminating the separate task of creating requirements and specifications by incorporating requirements into the test protocols.
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