Sensing & Measurement Resource Center

Controls engineers need a variety of information on topics such as presence sensing, process variables, transmitters, transducers, encoders and RFID. Timely news, back-to-basics primers, feature articles, technical white papers and descriptions of the latest products all provide valuable insights that can be used in designing and building machine controls.

Articles

White Papers: In Depth Research

  • Choosing the Optimal Pressure Sensor

    Author: Turck

    This white paper identifies different types of pressure measurement devices and discusses when and why certain types are used in specific applications.

  • 25 Years of Industrial Networking

    Author: Hilscher

    In this special report celebrating Control magazine's 25 years covering the process automation industry, the editors look back at the exciting developments in industrial networking at that time. Included are news stories on the MAP/TOP standard for communi

  • Design with Touchless Rotary Sensors

    Author: Novotechnik

    This white paper describes how rotary motion applications can benefit from new technology that provides engineers with more design flexibility.

  • Essentials of Electronic Weighing

    Author: ControlDesign.com

    This installment in Control Design's popular Essentials series will help you grasp the key considerations when selecting and implementing an electronic weighing subsystem.