The October issue of Control Design provides a close look at "Old Skills, New Skills," for today's machine control community. You'll learn that the tools evolve as technology advances, but understanding the fundamentals remains the key.
Also in this issue, we "Flashback" to a 2002 article: Design for Maintainability, which takes a technician's point of view in consideration with machine design to minimize risks, costs and production losses due to service and repairs.
This issue's Product Roundup, "I/O Versatility Matters" reveals that vendors cram more functions and flexibility into smaller components.
And our "Machine Builder Mojo" column asks "What Killed the Electric Car?"