Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) in a nutshell

I’m going to be talking a lot about Industrial Control Systems, and the components that are used to enable humans to control machinery in the physical world. The next few updates will cover the basics, such as Progammable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Programmable Automation Controllers (PACs), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Supervisory Control & Data Aquisition Systems …

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Engineering Productivity is not just for Robots!

My 4 favourite daily software tools are Confluence, Trello, 1Password, and DropBox. All are web-based software as a service (SaaS) productivity tools, and have very useful phone apps. With these 4 combined, I can just get on with completing a work task and not worry. I can quickly save any details into highly manageable locations that are quick …

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Welcome to the world of Industrial Control Systems Engineering

I’m not sure how you stumbled across my site, but I bet you are as interested as I am in following the exciting developments taking place in the most recent Space race. By approaching old problems with new sustainable technology and using live streams of rocket launches, people like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are making …

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