Monthly Archive: September 2006

Sep
25

Unification of PID Controller Tuning Rules

Recent blogs appearing on http://www.EmersonProcessXperts.com and http://www.controlguru.com discussing the practical value of process models and various controller rules motivated me to write the following for my “Control Talk” column scheduled for the November issue of Control magazine. I think most astute control people can devise a case where the literal use of their favorite tuning …

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Sep
25

Control Basics and Terminology

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of putting together a class on process control for a group of new software engineers. In most cases, the individuals had no experience in the process industry and no formal training on process control. I used this opportunity to distill into a two day class the key information …

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