Tag Archive: wireless control

Jun
09

Wireless Control Presentation – ACC 2014

This last week I gave a paper presentation at the American Control Conference, Portland, OR. The topic of this paper was PID Control Using Wireless Measurements. I co-authored the paper with Mark Nixon and Willy Wojsznis. Below is a picture taken during the presentation. This paper presents a wireless PID controller, known as PIDPlus. The …

Continue reading »

Nov
18

Raymond D. Molloy Award

In early October, 2013, Willy Wojsznis, Mark Nixon and I were notified by the ISA Publications Department that we were the recipients of the “Raymond D. Molloy Award”. The book we co-authored, Advanced Control Foundation: Tools, Techniques, and Applications, sold the most units of any new book published by ISA in 2012. The publication award’s …

Continue reading »

Nov
04

Utilizing DeltaV Advanced Control Innovations

Several Meet the Expects workshops are schedule on the last day of Emerson Exchange. As part of this effort, Willy Wojsznis and I co-hosted a workshop this year titled Utilizing DeltaV Advanced Control Innovations to Improve Control Performance. In this workshop we explore and discuss innovative features of the DeltaV PID and embedded Advanced Control …

Continue reading »

Jan
19

How to Succeed – Part 10

We conclude with a summary on how you can avoid bursts of oscillations, get to setpoint faster, choose the right execution time and filter, coordinate the speed of loops, optimize operations without while protecting equipment, provide a consistent flow response for model predictive control, eliminate limit cycles, and improve analyzer and wireless control loops (all …

Continue reading »

Mar
29

PID Unleashed

The full power of the PID is rarely utilized. The section Industrial-Applications-of-PID-Control in the soon to be book published by Springer titled PID Control in the third Millennium: Lessons Learned and New Approaches explores key PID features and provides examples for addressing challenging applications and control objectives for common unit operation applications in the process industry.