The following is a reconciliation of reported segment operating earnings to adjusted segment operating earnings excluding non-operating pension costs:

   
Year Ended September 30,
2012   2011   2010

Reported
Segment operating earnings
Architecture & Software $ 702.8 $ 659.1 $ 475.4
Control Products & Solutions 428.6   368.5   241.8  
Total segment operating earnings 1 $ 1,131.4   $ 1,027.6   $ 717.2  
 
Segment operating margin
Architecture & Software 26.5 % 25.4 % 22.5 %
Control Products & Solutions 11.9 % 10.8 % 8.8 %
Total segment operating margin 1 18.1 % 17.1 % 14.8 %
 

Adjustment - Non-operating pension costs
Segment operating earnings
Architecture & Software $ 11.6 $ 11.3 $ 3.4
Control Products & Solutions 20.9   9.9   6.2  
Total segment operating earnings 1 $ 32.5   $ 21.2   $ 9.6  
 

Adjusted
Segment operating earnings
Architecture & Software $ 714.4 $ 670.4 $ 478.8
Control Products & Solutions 449.5   378.4   248.0  
Total segment operating earnings 1 $ 1,163.9   $ 1,048.8   $ 726.8  
 
Segment operating margin
Architecture & Software 27.0 % 25.8 % 22.6 %
Control Products & Solutions 12.5 % 11.1 % 9.0 %
Total segment operating margin 1 18.6 % 17.5 % 15.0 %
 

1Total segment operating earnings and total segment operating margin are non-GAAP financial measures. We believe that these measures are useful to investors as measures of operating performance. We use these measures to monitor and evaluate the profitability of the Company. Our measures of total segment operating earnings and total segment operating margin may be different from measures used by other companies.

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