General Automation Chat

Discussion forum for general chat about anything automation related.
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Electrical Engineering

Discuss designing, programming, and integrating computer-aided systems that control and monitor automated industrial processes.
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Instrumentation & Measurement

A place to discuss the instrumentation used in the measurement and control of process variables.
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Power Generation

Power generation equipment control.
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Safety

Discussion of new technology, global standards and safety measures.
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Computing

Forum for computing technologies, personal computing, and information technology in manufacturing.
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Control Valves

Discussion of the direct control of flow rate and the consequential control of process quantities such as pressure, temperature, and liquid level.
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Distributed Control Systems - DCS

System of sensors, controllers, and computers that are distributed and used for data acquisition, process control, graphical display and more.
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Human Machine Interface - HMI

User interface or dashboard that connects a person to a machine, system, or device.
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Motion Control

A place for the discussion of motion control, servos, steppers, etc.
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Open Control

Open interfaces, software and hardware.
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Process Control

A combination of control and chemical engineering disciplines that test processes data for monitoring and troubleshooting.
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Programmable Logic Controller - PLC

A forum for industrial controllers that can automate a specific process, machine function, or even an entire production line.
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Robotics

Discuss the study, design and use of robot systems for manufacturing.
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Sensors & Calibration

Automated calibration practices in process manufacturing and sensor related topics.
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General Software Chat

Discussion forum for general chat about anything software related.
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Cyber Security

A forum to discuss processes of protecting networks, devices, and programs from any type of cyberattack.
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Languages

Forum for software engineering and programming languages: C, C++, C#, Fortran, Java, Matlab, verilog, etc.
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General Communications Chat

Discussion forum for anything communication systems and equipment related.
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Industrial Internet of Things - IIoT

Networks of intelligent computers, devices, and objects that collect and share huge amounts of data.
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Modbus

A community for the Modbus communications protocol - data communication between devices over TCP/IP and over serial line – open and royalty-free since 1979. Visit Modbus.org to download the Modbus protocol specification and implementation guides.
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Networking

A place to discuss the configuration, management, testing, deployment, and operations of physical and virtual devices within a network.
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Open Platform Communications (OPC)

A series of standards and specifications for industrial telecommunication.
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Feedback & Suggestions

Forum for providing feedback and suggestions, This forum is not for getting help with technical questions.
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Jobs & Career Advising

Looking for some career advice in control and automation? Here is the place.
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Marketplace

A place for members to buy, sell and trade.
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Off-Topic

Discuss anything other than automation and control, but please have consideration for your fellow peers.
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